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Vita Coco Staff Accountant in New York, New York

The Staff Accountant is responsible for contributing to the timely completion of accounting functions including but not limited to monthly close, account reconciliations, and financial reporting requirements. The position will work closely with Operations, Finance, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. We are looking for someone who possesses strong organizational skills with a passion for details.

This role is based out of our NYC HQ reporting directly to the Accounting Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist with various monthly financial closing activities, procedures, journal entries and account reconciliations to support our financial close process, while ensuring compliance with US GAAP.

  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations.

  • Analyze expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis

  • Work with various areas of the business to develop optimal procedures and support internal control documentation of these processes

  • Review and reconcile monthly intercompany activity

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for review by Accounting Manager and Controller

  • Maintain the customer and vendor master data in ERP system

  • Create, maintain and update new products in ERP system including, but not limited to, pricing and discounts.

  • Assist in audit requests and work directly with external auditors

  • Monitor and reconcile employee credit card and expense accounts

  • Consistently evaluate areas for process improvement and automation

  • Additional ad-hoc accounting projects, as necessary

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • Years of experience: 2-4 years accounting experience

  • Professional Experience:

  • Strong excel skills

  • Experience working with SAP is preferred

  • Ability to manage documentation and input data accurately, with great attention to detail

  • Key Skills & Abilities:

  • Proactive self-starter who has an ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet tight deadlines

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and with a team

Vita Coco, the leading coconut water brand, launched in 2004 when two friends, Michael Kirban and Ira Liran learned about the tropical elixir after a chance encounter at a New York City bar. Not only did their discovery bring coconut water into the mainstream beverage aisle, it rebranded coconut water as a premium lifestyle drink and helped propel the trend of natural-functional beverages. Fast forward 15 years, and Vita Coco is available in 30 countries and has expanded coconut water into new occasions with innovations like Vita Coco Sparkling, Pressed, Coconut Milk, and Coconut Oil.

In 2018, All Market Inc., the parent company created by Michael and Ira, expanded into a true portfolio company, making it one of the largest independent and privately-owned beverage companies in the world. With the acquisition of RUNA, a clean energy drink, and the creation of Ever & Ever, an environmentally-minded, sustainably-packaged water category, the company is changing the ready-to-drink beverage landscape by offering its consumers better-for-you, yet convenient, options. Despite massive growth and success, AMI maintains the same entrepreneurial spirit on which it was founded, with a can-do culture that?s just beginning to tap the potential of the better-for-you beverage space.

Vita Coco is headquartered in New York City with international offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and London.

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