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Associate Accountant

Company: simplehuman
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

About Us
Day to day life has room for improvement.
That was our basic thinking when we founded simplehuman in 2000. Our mission is to bring high-performance and sustainable innovation to basic but essential tasks in our daily routine at home. -Through new technologies, meticulous engineering and an obsession for improvement, we find new and better ways to achieve basic but important daily tasks. -
About the role
simplehuman is seeking a detail-oriented, tech-savvy Associate Accountant to join our growing Accounting team. -This role can encompass AR and AP duties, GL accounting, and tax compliance. - This is an ideal opportunity for a recent Accounting graduate or junior professional who is interested in learning operational accounting in a consumer products company. -
This role requires adeptness at using technology and accounting ERP software, being pro-active and curious, with a strong desire to investigate and improve process flow. - The ideal candidate will be given expanded scope in the long run. - This is a full-time, on-site position based in our Torrance, CA office. This is NOT a remote position.
Accounts Receivable:

  • Prepare, verify and code customer remittance
  • Billing invoices
  • Initiate collections on past-due accounts by sending bill reminders and contacting customers
  • Handle customer requests, changes and credits
  • Resolve invalid or unauthorized deductions or chargebacks by following deductions procedures
  • Prepare commission reports
  • Perform month-end AR closing
  • Generate monthly aging reports for review by management
  • Prepare ad hoc projects on revenue analysis
  • Update and maintain pricings in ERP

    Accounts Payable:

    • Maintain and update vendor database
    • Obtain approval for invoices received and enter or integrate into system via Concur
    • Prepare payments: Checks, ACH, wires, and online payments
    • Identify discrepancies and resolve billing issues
    • Prepare ad hoc projects on expense analysis.
    • Budgeting

      Other Responsibilities:

      • Improve monthly close process efficiency and speed
      • General ledger accounting
      • Prepare bank reconciliations
      • Assist in monthly and quarterly sales tax reporting
      • Assist in audit and tax reports and support as requested by the company's external accounting firms

        About You

        • Bachelor's degree in Accounting (must-have)
        • 1-3 years of accounting experience
        • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains a plus
        • Sharp and analytical, with a strong sense for numbers, and a whiz with Excel

          We are a mature company with the soul of a start-up. - We value ingenuity, precise communications, fast iteration and scrappiness. -Our teams are tight-knit with a work hard, play hard tradition - we take pride in individual and team success and push boundaries to make the best products. -And we only build products we love to use ourselves. -

          • Cool office with full-court gym + fitness activities/classes (basketball, yoga, volleyball, badminton, krav maga, more) + weight room
          • Free weekly breakfasts + birthday celebrations + holiday parties/trips + juice club
          • Great benefits + Competitive compensation
          • Generous simplehuman product discounts


Keywords: simplehuman, Torrance , Associate Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Torrance, California

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