Accounting Integrations Manager at Green Thumb Industries (GTI)

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About Green Thumb Industries:
Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and retailer, is dedicated to providing dignified access to cannabis while giving back to the communities in which they serve. GTI manufactures and distributes a portfolio of branded cannabis products including Rythm, Dogwalkers, The Feel Collection, and Beboe, among others. The company also owns and operates a rapidly growing national chain of retail cannabis stores called Rise™. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, GTI has 11 manufacturing facilities, licenses for 77 retail locations and operations across 12 U.S. markets. Established in 2014, GTI employs approximately 650 people and serves thousands of patients and customers each year. GTI was named a Best Workplace 2018 by Crain’s Chicago Business. More information is available at GTIgrows.com.
As the Manager, Accounting Integrations, you will be responsible for owning change management and process implementation around general accounting best practices for our newly opened RISE dispensaries, manufacturing facilities and acquisitions. GTI is a swiftly growing presence in the cannabis industry, with a constantly expanding portfolio of brands, products, and dispensaries. You will help smooth the way for newly acquired brands as they roll their accounting practices into GTI’s general accounting systems and establish accounting best practices for new GTI dispensaries. This is a new role on a quickly growing team, and no two days will be the same. You should be comfortable with ambiguity, be able to make decisions quickly and autonomously, have a love for systems and process and ideally have prior acquisition and integration experience. 

Responsibilities

  • Act as liaison between new GTI field locations and the accounting team, owning change management, process implementation, and general accounting practices
  • Partner with newly acquired brands to integrate processes, policies and procedures into GTI
  • Assist target companies to adopt policies and procedures
  • Serves as project leader and main point of contact in integrating GTI’s policies, procedures and reporting to ensure compliance with all policies and internal controls
  • Support activities associated with GTI acquisitions, including purchase price allocation, opening balance sheets and footnote disclosures
  • Support fair value amortization/depreciation schedules
  • Assist in writing technical white papers related to transactions
  • Map target company’s trial balance to GTI’s trial balance structure
  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing GTI employees across multiple functions and locations
  • Partner with senior Accounting and Finance team members with special projects and process improvement initiatives

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • 5+ years progressive accounting experience. In-house experience is required, combination of public and in-house experience is preferred.
  • Purchase accounting experience is a plus
  • Strong GAAP and technical accounting skills
  • A love and passion for excel, databases, spreadsheets and other data sources
  • Previous experience with change management, project management, and process implementation
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, and energized by working without a playbook
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, non-verbal, written), with the ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Possesses a high level of critical thinking
  • Operate with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 

At GTI we believe that our corporate community should be a reflection of the communities we serve. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity across race, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, experience, and thought—not only because it is right, but because it makes us better. Our mission—the right to wellness—informs our commitment to champion economic opportunities in communities disproportionately affected by the war on drugs through employment and community involvement. GTI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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Location

GTI is located in River North, a short walk from the Chicago Brown Line and near the Ohio expressway entrance.

What are Green Thumb Industries (GTI) Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
GTI offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees to be used on transit and ride sharing apps!
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
GTI has a 420 Happy Hour which occurs on a monthly basis hosted by rotating team members who create a theme-based event.
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