Accounting / Management

Cannabis Staff Accountant

Full Time


Cannabis Staff Accountant

A cannabis company located in the Portland Metro Area is looking for a full-time, on-site, skilled Staff Accountant to maintain their financial records, including purchases, sales, A/R, A/P and assist in managing our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable and is committed to consistently meeting deadlines. Position will remain open until filled.

Maintains and controls the general ledger activity for multiple companies (Cannabis Farm in Sandy, OR and Extraction Lab in Estacada OR) simultaneously through complex general ledger journals and reconciliations. Includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records. May require some data entry at times. Reports to the Accounting Manager.

Compensation: $60K/year (DOE) plus medical, dental and vision plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and collect data to assess accuracy and integrity; analyze data; ensure compliance with applicable standards (i.e. GAAP), rules, regulations and systems of internal control; interpret and evaluate results, prepare documentation

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight and competing deadlines in a growing, fast-paced, and dynamic work environment

  • Oversee processing of accounts payable and ensure prompt payment of payables

  • Prepare accounting reports related to payroll and accounts payable

  • Oversee and maintain contact with related vendors

  • Maintain an orderly and accurate financial filing system

  • Maintain an accurate chart of accounts

  • Prepare accurate monthly financial statements

  • Ensure all bills and invoices are paid within terms

  • Work with the auditor to facilitate the completion of the annual audit

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Be able to demonstrate attention to details and exceptional record-keeping

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically strong Excel skills

  • Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization

  • Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends

  • Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work needs

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to management

  • Ad hoc projects as directed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3+ years accounting or relevant experience

  • Cannabis industry experience a plus

  • Cash handling experience preferred

  • QuickBooks experience preferred

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Experience with major ERP Accounting applications a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in bookkeeping, A/P, A/R, payroll and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Knowledge of principles and techniques of technical record keeping

  • Ability to research, analyze, and retrieve data necessary to complete duties