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Inventory Accountant

Every Man Jack

Every Man Jack

Accounting & Finance
Mill Valley, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Every Man Jack, a B Corp Certified Company, is a leader in the natural men’s grooming space, with a presence across major national retailers like Target, Walmart, Whole Foods, and Amazon. We’ve experienced significant growth over the past several years and continue to add top talent to our growing roster.

Considering a host of recent initiatives, significant retail distribution opportunities, and high-growth e-commerce initiatives – there is no shortage of exciting projects for the Every Man Jack team.

THE ROLE: INVENTORY ACCOUNTANT

As a Inventory Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in accounting for inventory, inventory reserve and purchase price variance. You will consistently find new ways to drive efficiency and ensure accuracy through improving the company’s cost of goods sold and inventory cost accounting processes. This role will be a key business partner to the Finance Team, Operations Team, and the EMJ Supply Chain partners. This position is key role in accounting for our inventory assets to ensure accuracy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Actively participate in the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close process, which includes review and preparation of journal entries, review and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, specifically focused on inventory, COGS and purchase price variance accounts.
  • Perform cost accounting activities including inventory transfers, production order creation, Bill of Material creations, Item cost revaluation, analyzing excess & obsolete reserves, scrap analysis, inventory variance reviews and analysis and reporting of inventory and COGS.
  • Assist with the processing of inventory receipts and inventory transfers.
  • Liaison with supply partners and ensure that inventory is accurate and timely.
  • Preparation and analysis of the reconciled general ledger accounts on a monthly basis including book to perpetual inventory, inventory reserves and PPV balances.
  • Collaborate with supply chain and other cross-functional departments to ensure completeness and accuracy of COGS, operating expenses and inventory balances.
  • Inventory invoice accounting and research and reconcile variances
  • Collaborate with the team to resolve inventory discrepancies
  • Assist with customer deduction claims processing
  • Assist with monthly journal entries
  • Online sales invoicing

THE CANDIDATE:

Candidates must be passionate, organized, and love developing personal care, grooming, or skin care products. This person is highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent communication skills. While this candidate loves timelines and getting organized, this person has a remarkable ability to remain calm and flexible in the fast-paced, changing world of product development in a high growth environment. The ideal candidate will be an intelligent team player – someone approachable with a positive, innovative and professional attitude who works smarter, not harder and takes on a “sleeves-rolled-up” and a “can-do” attitude when faced with challenges. A true ambassador for EMJ, both internally and externally.

CAPABILITIES + SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in cost and inventory accounting role
  • Strong understanding of inventory accounting theory and an ability to problem solve and make relevant recommendations required
  • Deep experience with working with ERP systems
  • Strong analytical skills with a proven ability to work through data to find opportunities and actionable insights that are not readily apparent and clearly communicate them to a diverse set of stakeholders in understandable and actionable ways.
  • A drive to continuously learn and improve
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong work ethic and emphasis on attention to detail
  • Excellent spreadsheet and/or Google sheet skills
  • Experience with MineralTree or SAP Business One is a plus

LOCATION: Mill Valley, CA (Hybrid: Mon/Tues/Thurs in Office, Wed/Fri Remote)

HOURS: Full Time, Exempt, Salaried

MANAGER: Controller

COMP & BENEFITS: Competitive Base Salary, Annual Bonus Potential, Long Term Incentive Plan, 100% EE + 80% Dependents Covered Medical, Dental, Vision. Life Insurance, STD/LTD. 401(k) with Generous Match, No Vesting Period. 4 weeks Vacation, accrued 9 Sick Days, 11 Paid Holidays.

OUR CORE VALUES:

TEAM FIRST

RESPECT ALWAYS

OPEN & DIRECT

BE AUTHENTIC

PASSION & PURPOSE

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

For all positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

In the interest of hiring locally to (1) reduce the negative impacts of long commutes and (2) provide economic opportunities to the community where we operate, Every Man Jack prefers to hire candidates who live within a 30-mile radius of our Mill Valley office. We will consider candidates who live outside this radius on a case-by-case basis.

We value diversity and celebrate our people being their most authentic selves. We believe that an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace makes us more creative, innovative, effective, and resilient. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, experiences, and perspectives. Every Man Jack is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.