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Senior Accountant

Leanpath

Leanpath

Accounting & Finance
Beaverton, OR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

This is a remote/hybrid position. We will accept applications from any US state but preference will be given to candidates in the Portland, Oregon area to allow for occasional in-person meetings and collaboration in our headquarters office.

Are you excited to work on one of the most important global issues of our time? Are you passionate about making a measurable difference in the battle against food waste? Does working on a small team with the ability to influence direction and drive innovation sound exciting?

Leanpath, the global leader in food waste prevention solutions, has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join the team.

Did you know that 8% of greenhouse gasses are linked to wasted food? When you prevent food waste you can significantly reduce GHGs, and fight climate change!

So how do you, as an Senior Accountant, help to end food waste? You bring your skills to bear at Leanpath, a company who’s already fighting food waste with thousands of installations of our hardware-backed SaaS solutions worldwide.

We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior Accountant with 5 or more years of experience who will play a vital role in maintaining accurate financial records and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and policies. Your primary responsibilities will revolve around managing accounts payable processes, overseeing payroll operations, ensuring timely and accurate reporting, reconciling the general ledger, processing expense reports, and more.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Accounts Payable Management
    • Oversee the accounts payable process, including invoice processing, vendor payments, and reconciliation of accounts.
    • Ensure accuracy and completeness of all vendor invoices and payments.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors to resolve any payment or invoicing issues promptly.
    • Implement and maintain efficient AP procedures and controls to streamline processes and minimize errors.
  • Payroll Administration
    • Manage the end-to-end payroll process, including data entry, payroll processing, and distribution of paychecks or direct deposits.
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll regulations and tax requirements.
    • Reconcile payroll accounts and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.
    • Coordinate with HR to ensure accurate employee data and adherence to company policies regarding compensation and benefits.
  • General Ledger Reconciliation
    • Perform monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    • Identify and resolve discrepancies between financial records and bank statements, accounts payable, payroll, and other transactions.
    • Utilize NetSuite system for general ledger reconciliation and reporting purposes.
    • Collaborate with the finance team to identify and implement process improvements to enhance accuracy and efficiency in general ledger reconciliation.
  • Expense Report Processing
    • Review and process employee expense reports, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
    • Verify the accuracy and legitimacy of expense claims and supporting documentation.
    • Reconcile expense reports with company credit card statements and other financial records.
    • Communicate with employees to address any discrepancies or issues related to expense reporting.
  • Sales & Use Tax Compliance (Desired experience; Not required)
    • Prepare and file accurate sales and use tax returns in compliance with state and local regulations.
    • Conduct regular reviews of sales transactions to ensure proper tax treatment and minimize exposure to potential liabilities.
    • Stay up-to-date with changes in sales tax laws and regulations to ensure ongoing compliance.
    • Assist with sales tax audits and inquiries, providing necessary documentation and support as required.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA certification preferred.
  • 5+ years of public/private accounting experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and integrity in handling sensitive financial information.
  • Experience with NetSuite and ADP highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, as well as relevant federal, state, and local tax regulations (desired; not required).

Why Work for Leanpath?

  • Purpose-driven work where you feel like you’re making a difference and the people around you deeply care
  • Flexible, remote-first working culture with globally diverse team
  • Employer paid health and dental insurance for employees
  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO) policy
  • Two days of volunteer time off and a culture that supports giving back
  • Entrepreneurial environment with opportunities for career exploration and growth

More about Leanpath & Our Team

Founded in 2004, we created the food waste measurement & technology industry. We’ve been recognized by our customers and the industry with awards including vendor and support team of the year awards from client partners Google and Sodexo, “Sustainability Initiative of the Year” award from Food Matters Live, and the “Technology for Good” award from the Global Good Awards UK, among others.

Our team is connected through our core values, which are woven into our culture: drive and productivity, excellence, equity, humility, kindness and inclusion, and teamwork. We believe that diversity of team members and diversity of experiences makes us stronger. We support one another in becoming our best selves, and bringing our whole selves to work. We actively seek out the best talent, regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religious background, gender or gender identity, or sexual orientation.