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FarmWise

FarmWise

Accounting & Finance
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024
At FarmWise, we harness the power of AI to find solutions to combat food production challenges, and help growers thrive in this new farming era. We work hand in hand with growers to understand their constraints, address their priorities, and build products that are changing their lives for good. We’re a diverse team of analytical problem-solvers who are deeply motivated by challenges. We value open communication and a dedication to self-improvement. If you are interested in working on technology that will have a big impact on agriculture, then we look forward to you applying!
About the Role:
As our company continues to grow, we are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented accountant to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to be our first in-house accounting hire and play a crucial role in shaping our financial processes and systems. The ideal candidate for this role will have 3-5 years of accounting experience. In this role you will have exposure to nearly all accounting activities and work closely with senior business stakeholders. While a CPA designation is preferred, it is not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and reconcile the general ledger accounts on a monthly basis, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial data.
  • Lead the full month end close activities, including revenue recognition (blend of hardware and SaaS), cost accounting and inventory, expense accruals, bank reconciliations, preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, and preparation of financial statements.
  • Own our A/P system and process vendor invoices in a timely manner.
  • Preparation of customer invoices and ensuring timely payment.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures, and workbooks.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant tax regulations and filing requirements and act as the main contact with our tax firms and regulatory agencies.
  • Assist with various annual internal and external audits by maintaining and providing various documentation and support as requested.
  • Work cross functionally to drive ongoing process improvements and new process implementation for financial operations.
  • Other related finance and accounting duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience, preferably with a mix of public practice and industry.
  • Experience working with inventory, procurement, and revenue recognition is a plus
  • CPA or progress towards a CPA is a plus
  • Solid understanding of accounting concepts, financial reporting, and internal controls.
  • Familiarity with accounting system(s) and general operational processes
  • Expert user in Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and communicate with team members in a remote environment

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary & equity
  • Flexible PTO & 9 company-wide holidays
  • Generous Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision), including FSA and HSA options
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Free catered lunch and plenty of snacks (for in-office employees)
  • Annual Learning & Development Stipend
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