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Accounting Assistant


We are looking for a dynamic individual to help support our Accounting department! The ideal Accounting Assistant is an independent, responsible, and highly focused person who will reliably and accurately perform detailed work. If you can juggle many tasks, all without getting flustered or missing a beat then you might be the Accounting Assistant we are looking for. 

What you’ll do:

  • Data entry, filing, scanning documents, and some Accounts Payable duties
  • Support the team for weekly check runs
  • Assist with general accounting office needs: sorting, matching, records management and completing miscellaneous projects
  • Receive cross-training in other functions of the Accounting department

What you’ll need:

  • Be precise, accurate, and fast.
  • Manage your time well, work efficiently, and reliably meet deadlines.
  • Have strong computer skills/aptitude
  • Excel skills are a plus
  • Communicate and work professionally and effectively.
  • Learn tasks and processes quickly, retain them well, and learn from experience.
  • Be focused and composed even when things around you are hectic.
  • Derive satisfaction from being thorough, following tasks through to their logical completion, and making things accurate and in balance.
  • Love to solve problems/puzzles.
  • Be very organized and routine-oriented.
  • Be an effective team player who readily gives and accepts help as needed.
  • Be able to move and lift loads up to 25 lbs.
  • College graduates seeking entry-level employment are welcome to apply.

What you’ll love:

  • A generous employee discount
  • Competitive sick, holiday, and vacation pay
  • Health insurance, 401k match, profit sharing, and other great benefits—even pet insurance!
  • Dog-friendly office with on-site dog park

About the Company

One of Business Insider Magazine’s “25 companies that are revolutionizing retail,” we at Pet Food Express pride ourselves on offering high quality, innovative, and unique pet foods and products. Since 1986, our commitment to purpose over profits has driven our decades-long history of continuously strong growth. But don’t take our word for it: in addition to our national industry awards, you’ll find us and our founders on lists like the National Retail Federation’s “People Changing Retail’s Future” (‘15) and “Top Bay Area Workplaces” (7 years running).

You love pets, so do we.  Join us.

Pet Food Express is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

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