We are looking for an accountant to support our Finance and Operations teams at a start-up, web-based fashion brand. This position will maintain the company’s financial transactions and chart of accounts, partner with the Merchandising & Product Development team on purchase orders and inventory tracking, and provide general operational support to the office in tandem with the Office Manager/Marketing Assistant.
Responsibilities This position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities and duties.
Work with the finance team to create processes and procedures for bookkeeping
Maintain the chart of accounts and an accurate record of financial transactions for the company in QuickBooks Online, including sales, cost of goods sold, operating expenses and loan payments
Collaborate with the finance team to create monthly financial statements and miscellaneous financial reports
Reconcile transaction entries, including bank deposits, from bank statements into QuickBooks
Prepare and send purchase orders to vendors, and track against payment schedules
Assist with inventory tracking and reconciliation
Conduct ad hoc financial analyses and create reports as requested
Collaborate with finance team for onsite landlord matters
Order and stock the office with necessary supplies
Review and approve travel requests and expense reports
Coordinate deliveries and shipments with Office Manager/Marketing Assistant for Best of Seven team
Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested
Background and reference checks required with an employment offer.
Compensation The successful candidate will receive competitive compensation which will commensurate with experience. Generous insurance coverage and paid time off available in a modern office location in Chicago.
EEO Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We are committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
Send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in learning more about this position.
Strong working knowledge of QuickBooks Online
Proficient on Mac with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
Experience with Google Apps a plus
E-commerce/retail accounting experience a plus
Able to communicate complex data clearly
Detail-oriented, with a high level of accuracy
Excellent data entry skills
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
Good time management skills
2+ years of bookkeeping experience in an operating or manufacturing business
Associate’s degree or equivalent preferred, bachelor’s degree focused on Finance or Accounting a plus
About Best of Seven
Best of Seven is the go to color destination that offers spirited apparel and accessories for game day and every day. With a focus on color and fashion, rather than team logos, our products allow our fans (of teams, causes…or simply life itself) to infuse color into their game day style or every day look. Customers can mix and match our products interchangeably to create a customized look in their own favorite color combinations.
Being a Best of Seven team member means that there are no two days alike. Each member of the team takes on multiple tasks to help meet the needs of our customers.