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Senior Accountant (Contract)



Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

About Plenty

At Plenty®, we grow fresh, flavorful produce vertically indoors–so everything’s a little… cleaner. Our cutting-edge indoor, vertical farms produce extraordinary yields using a fraction of the land and water outdoor farms need. Nutrient-rich, mouth-watering and locally grown, our crops help people, communities and our planet to be healthier and more resilient.

The people and teams who make up Plenty are at the core of how we do this. We are a collaborative and innovative bunch. We are passionate about our contributions to Plenty, the communities around us and our planet, but never take ourselves too seriously. We’re down to Earth, we grow together, and we always find a way. Most importantly, we are growing for a better tomorrow, today.

About the role

Plenty is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Finance team on a contract basis for about 3 to 6 months. As a Senior Accountant, you will play a crucial role ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial records. You will provide expertise in accounting best practices to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. The Senior Accountant will have a daily impact on financial transactions, keeping our records accurate and maintaining good relationships with our valued partners.

What you'll do

  • Financial Reporting: Manage the month-end close process, including preparing and reviewing journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analysis
  • Audit Support: Coordinate with external auditors during annual audits, ensuring timely and accurate provision of requested documentation and information
  • General Ledger: Support general ledger accounting functions to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Accounts Payable: Process accounts payable, including invoice processing and payment approvals, dedicating approximately 5-10 hours a week to this function
  • Assess and Improve: Assess current practices and procedures and make recommendations for improvements to enhance efficiency and accuracy

What you'll bring to the table

  • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and financial reporting standards
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate across all level of an organization and present complex financial information clearly and concisely
  • Strong proficiency in accounting software and Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt to changing priorities and evolving responsibilities

Type of role

Contract / Remote- (Eligible applicants must reside in CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, MI, NM, NY, PA, TX, VA, WA, WY to be considered a remote worker as these are the states we are currently eligible to employ people)

What we can offer

  • Compensation: we’ll pay you a competitive wage on a biweekly basis
  • Health & well-being: we’ll invest in your physical and mental well-being with comprehensive medical benefits after 90 days
  • Food: in-office snacks and access to our leafy greens & new products in development -- are you up for a side gig as a taste tester?
  • Grow together: learning & development opportunities including lunch & learns, training certifications, and more
  • Equipment: we’ll provide you with the equipment you need to be successful, including $75/month toward your home internet and phone bills
  • Sick leave & holidays: we offer 40 hours of sick leave per year + holiday pay on holidays we observe

*If you reside in California, Colorado, New York, or Washington please send an email to [email protected] to receive compensation information for this role.