Accounting Manager

| Downtown

 Who Are We: 
When you leave work, do you miss it? Do you wish you were moving your work forward because you knew it would move your entire industry forward, we do. 

The people here at Puffco don’t just create products — we create behavior-changing experiences for a community in the millions, with more added every day. The mentality that drives the leadership at Puffco is based on passion and obsession, never by obligation. The excitement of a new idea turning into a tangible product that changes people’s lives is a rare gift, that we cherish daily.

Puffco has already produced the most awarded devices ever in our space, but for us, this is just the beginning. What we’ve created is truly special, and we’re looking for special people to help shape the future of our industry. Join Puffco and you join a family, and a community that you can directly impact. The possibilities are limitless, and the results depend on how deep you care to dive in.

 What We’ve Achieved This Year:

  • Listed by MG Magazine as one of the 50 best companies for which to work. 
  • Nominated for Engadget’s “Best Of CES” 
  • Featured on Vice, Netflix, HBO, and were one of the only products ever to be featured on the Cover of High Times magazine.
  • Written about in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Billboard Magazine, and other publications now just tuning into the work we’ve been putting in when no one was paying attention.
  • Grew 3x in revenue and 3x in scale, and we have no plans of slowing.
  • Released the first-ever smart rig, the Puffco Peak, that created a milestone in consumer electronics that created massive appeal.
  • Brought together with the worlds of art and technology with the Puffco Glass Open. It stimulated the billion-dollar glass art industry, providing jobs and creating an impact far beyond what most consumer products can achieve. 
  •  Vastly expanded our distribution to more than 51 different countries, leaving a global impression. 

What We’re Looking For:
We are looking for a talented Accounting Manager to join our Finance team! The Accounting Manager will be responsible for monitoring general accounting practices, budgeting, developing internal accounting controls, tracking high volume corporate client accounts and building a strong financial while supervising and mentoring team members. The successful candidate will report directly to our EVP of Finance and play an instrumental role in the growth of our Finance department.

Our ideal candidate will also have managerial and mentoring experience and will be in charge of growing our current Staff Accountant. Our ideal candidate is a problem-solver who thinks critically and views issues holistically to find end-to-end solutions. This person possesses tremendous multi-tasking with a passion for supporting people and being a vital resource to the team.

Some things you will be responsible for:

  • Manage the daily accounting functions, focusing on cash management, receivables, and payables
  • Plan and direct the activities of the Staff Accountant by providing appropriate training, coaching, and feedback.
  • Guide, mentor, and supervise Staff Accountant.
  • Responsible for daily reconciliation of sales to cash deposits.
  • Ensure monthly bank reconciliations are completed by the staff accountant.
  • Ensure completion of all monthly balance sheet reconciliations by staff accountant.
  • Validate & post inventory valuation & post-month-end costing journal entries.
  • Posting and maintenance of general ledger accounts, payroll transactions, accounts payable, inventory, depreciation, and general ledger adjustments. 
  • Participate and manage the timely preparation and completion of month end, quarter end, and year-end closing activities.
  • Process and enter weekly American Express Business Credit Card entries
  • Accounts Payable entry and process vendor set up the paperwork
  • Post bi-weekly payroll entries
  • Process month-end payroll accrual
  • Track and manage employee bonus accrual rates and eligibilities on a monthly basis
  • Assist in the development and implementation of improved policies and procedures relating to financial management, budget, and accounting.
  • Maintain documentation regarding the existing company policies, procedures, and reporting as it relates to the Finance department
  • Support budget and forecasting activities
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to support overall company goals and objectives
  • Support EVP of Finance with special projects and workflow process improvements. Perform ad hoc financial analyses for special projects
  • Present a positive, effective, and flexible contribution to achieving team targets and objectives.
  • Work to resolve cases and disputes with payment processors
  • Work with an outside agency on tax and ensure monthly/ quarterly taxes are prepared and filed timely

Some qualifications and skills we need you to have:

  • 5-7 years of relevant accounting experience
  • 3 years of managerial experience
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related fields 
  • Well-rounded technical US GAAP accounting skills
  • Proficient knowledge in Excel required (v-lookup, pivot tables, IF Formulas)
  • Minimum 2 years QuickBooks or similar ERP experience required
  • Ability to structure work plans and prioritize activities on multiple simultaneous projects and recurring activities
  • Strong problem-solving skills; highly analytical thinker
  • Detail orientation and ability to identify inconsistencies and provide recommendations
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; excellent documentation skills
  • Comfortable performing in a fast-paced, lean environment

 Perks and Benefits:

  • Competitive pay, 401K, Medical/Dental/ Vision/Life coverage, Flexible Time-Off
  • Amazing pet-friendly office in LA Center Studios with a fun casual and comfortable work environment
  • Snacks, lunches, retreats, and SO much more!

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Puffco strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Puffco’s recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Puffco may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms. 

 **Additional information about our company can be found at www.puffco.com.

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We're located conveniently in Downtown Los Angeles close to the Metro station and right off multiple bus lines with secured parking on site.

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My favorite culture event we've had since I've been with the company has been renting a cool 1920's type club with an amazingly delicious taco truck and plant-based ice cream!

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What are Puffco Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Puffco offers Commuter Benefits in the following ways: complimentary onsite parking or the company contributes $150 per month for public transportation expenses
Company Outings
Puffco hosts company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
An assortment of snacks and coffees
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Our pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Relocation Assistance is provided on a case by case basis
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Puffco hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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