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Senior Accounting Associate

About Buffy

Buffy is an NYC-based sustainable soft goods brand committed to making products that help people live comfortably—without making our planet uncomfortable. Since launching our best-selling Cloud Comforter in December 2017, we’ve introduced a full range of bedding in earth-friendly materials that's earned over 30,000 5-star customer reviews! With every new and exciting product in development (there are more than a few!), sustainability is top of mind. We’re proud of how far we’ve come—but we know there's more to do. That’s why we’re looking for talented, comfy-obsessed, planet-loving people to join our team and help us create products that don’t just make people feel good today, but contribute real good for tomorrow.

About the Role:

Buffy is looking for a Senior Accounting Associate to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Accounting & Finance Manager, this role will support our Accounting & Finance team, working to ensure timely delivery of financial statements and support in building a scalable financial future for Buffy. This is a great opportunity for those that are looking to learn and grow in an accounting & finance role at a growing e-commerce company.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Buffy’s financial statements in a timely manner and assist in monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close processes
  • Handle both the accounts receivable (invoicing) and accounts payable (vendor payments) functions
  • Perform bank and general ledger account reconciliations; investigate and resolve reconciling items
  • Assist with inventory accounting & costing
  • Track & report on monthly performance relative to plan on a rolling basis
  • Work with third-party tax partners & consultants to perform necessary monthly and annual tasks
  • Support with larger projects such as financial audits, sales tax remittance, year-end income taxes and diligence requests
  • Support in cash flow planning & the annual operating budget process
  • Partner closely with key stakeholders across the business to help drive the accounting & finance function as a proven center of excellence
  • Identify and implement process improvements and support in building scalable processes
  • Assist with ad-hoc and strategic financial reporting for senior leadership

Qualifications:

  • 3-6 years of experience in accounting and expertise in month-end close processes & maintaining financial statements, preferably in a high growth inventory based business
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP
  • Degree in Accounting (CPA or CPA eligible preferred)
  • Experience in developing budgets and forecasts and other financial planning responsibilities
  • Strong analytical and excel modeling skills; ability to summarize detailed analyses/data
  • Extreme attention to detail and passion for continuous improvement
  • Excellence in QBO, Microsoft Excel, and high capacity to learn modern technology tools
  • Is an avid problem solver, scrappy, and a team player
  • Comfortable and excited to work in a fast-paced startup environment