The Senior 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
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for review by Accounting Manager and Controller
  • Maintain the customer master data in ERP system
  • Prepare and manage the monthly Bottle Deposit filings and set up in SAP
  • 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 required
  • Years of experience: 3-5 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
    • Proactive self-starter who has an ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet tight deadlines
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and with a team

    We currently have a 2 day per week in office requirement, to work from our office successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination, unless they qualify for a reasonable accommodation for bona fide medical or religious reasons.

    The Vita Coco Company is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation (including transgender status, gender identity or expression), physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, AIDS/HIV status, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.