Senior Accountant

FORLOH Inc.

Whitefish Montana


2 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
A new technology-led global apparel brand for modern outdoorsmen, women and youth coming to Whitefish July 2020. Made in the USA, FORLOH represents the original set of ideals and mindset that hunting & fishing serves an essential purpose as an extension of lifestyle and tradition. Forloh Inc. is a D2C business via e-commerce and retail. Primed and ready to launch Forloh is look to achieve significant revenue growth over then next few years and beyond.

You can learn more about the brand here: https://www.forloh.com/

We are currently recruiting a Senior Accountant to join our financial team. This role will initially support the existing Financial Controller with a path to controller over time and with appropriate performance.

As a Senior Accountant at FORLOH Inc. you will support and help drive the metrics, processes and forecasting to support our growth and decision making, ultimately impacting the strategic growth of the company and ensuring its financial health. This role will support the finance and accounting functions and the related systems and ensure that the quality and accuracy of financial reporting are maintained to our company standards and in accordance with applicable accounting standards.

The short term will be focused on (a) inventory tracking and analysis, (b) sales tax analysis (interface between the financial systems and ancillary systems (d) provide support to any external accountants & advisors. The medium-term will involve designing and building accounting and billing operations for differing pricing structures as the business grows, modeling to support future financings as the analytical backbone of our product, brand & business development teams, and provide partnership to each business lead in developing and executing plans to grow revenue and profit in each functional area of the Company.

Outcomes

• Monthly metrics and reporting to the broader team to facilitate cross-team communication.
• Support/Drive the quarterly/annual budgeting and planning process, as well as long-range financial planning.
• Further, develop and deepen quarterly reporting for Executive/Board meetings.
• Develop long term financial strategies and work with the executive team to drive short and long term sustainable growth and accurate forecasting.
• Support accounting with domestic payroll, benefits, and insurance, 401k program, tax, and audit preparation.
• Assisting department heads with budgeting and regular expense monitoring.
• Reconciling bank accounts and performing account analysis on asset and liability accounts for online and brick and mortar retail, as well as projects.
• Assisting with the production of management reports as needed.
• Project billings/invoicing AR and AP management.
• Support key relationships with bank and financial institutions that provide access to operating lines of credit
Competencies

Experience in a multi-state and/or international environment. You love working on complex business problems and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and feedback-driven environment. You're highly self-motivated, have a stellar work ethic and you're looking for the right company to support your growth. If this sounds like a good opportunity, we’d love to meet you.

Mandatory

• Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
• Experience in retail or project-based accounting and billing
• Experience building financial models and ways of working with financial teams, preferably within consumer goods.
• Experience working cross-functionally and an ability to communicate complex financial concepts and their subsequent impact and requirements articulately across all functions
• Thrives in an environment with minimal structure and process
• Self-starter with a strategic approach who is comfortable implementing and championing process where required
• Comfortable with rolling up your sleeves working on both strategy and subsequent execution
• Tax accounting preparation and experience
• Strong financial reporting skills,
• Strong accounting background
• Strong audit and assurance experience
• Strong knowledge of the governance, risk and control processes associated with companies looking to scale
• Stakeholder management skills up to executive level
• Minimum 2 years experience in a medium to senior financial role with a high level of responsibility for financial planning and analysis.

Desirable


• Experience with B2C financial environment
• Experience working in a fast-paced startup
• Knowledgeable on corporate taxation.
• Familiar with inventory management and inventory accounting
• Experience with scaling
• CPA certification
• High EQ and communication skills.

Benefits

• Competitive salary
• Flexible PTO
• Medical
• 401K
• Fun, energetic work environment.