Financial Accountant

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Financial Accountant

Leaf Trade | Los Angeles, Chicago

Leaf Trade is the leading B2B marketplace between licensed wholesalers of cannabis products and dispensaries in the highly regulated cannabis markets. Leaf Trade’s suite of software features streamline order management and fulfillment by providing a CRM, essential integrations, and other enterprise tools that save time and help grow cannabis businesses. 

Our customers range from single-state businesses that are just getting started, to the majority of the largest, enterprise-level, often publicly traded multi-state operators (MSO) that trust Leaf Trade as the defining standard of cannabis supply chain technology. Check out this feature in Forbes to learn more.

The Role

Leaf Trade is hiring a Financial Accountant to own financial processing and reporting across our quickly growing business. You will report to the Vice President of Finance and work closely with the Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Executive Officer to support their day-to-day reporting needs.

The ideal candidate is experienced in financial accounting specific to venture-funded startups with strong technical ability. You will own all accounting processing and reporting, and be responsible for developing processes to collect and manage revenue from the Leaf Trade platform.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and perform monthly and quarterly close activities, including profit and loss statements, balance sheet reconciliations, variance analyses and analytical reviews, producing internal management reporting and external audit support

  • Own accounts receivable and payable

  • Participate in building scalable accounting processes to support growing revenue sources like Leaf Pay (our B2B payments solution)

  • Partner with the Finance, Revenue, and Product teams to support internal financial systems process improvements and automation and to advise on accounting implications 

  • Research and prepare technical accounting analyses for new accounting pronouncements and/or business initiatives

  • Design, implement and execute efficient internal control procedures

  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedural documentation

Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Experience performing the monthly close process, including all expense and revenue reporting

  • Strong knowledge of Excel and experience working with accounting systems like Sage Intacct

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, both written and verbal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated history of taking on various types of challenging projects and producing results

  • Demonstrated experience  partnering with cross-functional stakeholders

  • Experience with internal controls (design, implementation and execution) 

  • Solution-oriented mindset with enthusiasm for establishing best practices

  • Knowledge of the cannabis industry is a plus, NOT required

Benefits

  • Flexible PTO and sick day policy, holidays 

  • Competitive salary and 401k

  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)

  • Meaningful stock option plan 

  • Parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers

  • Vibrant company culture within a casual environment

Leaf Trade is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Leaf Trade focuses on E-Commerce, B2B, Startups, Technology, and Wholesale. Their company has offices in Chicago. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Leaf Trade has raised $10.5 million in funding; their latest round was closed in March 2021.

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