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Senior Accountant


We’re growing and looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team during this exciting time at Pet Food Express! The Senior Accountant will support Accounting by performing day to day accounting tasks, account analysis, and month end closing activities, with the goal of producing accurate financial statements, while adhering to appropriate internal controls and deadlines. This includes, but is not limited to, importing and exporting data, analyzing and explaining variances from expectations, reconciling associated general ledger accounts, and providing management with timely financial reporting information. The ideal candidate works independently to perform a variety of tasks requiring detailed knowledge in accounting and can combine excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. 

What you'll do:

  • Complete month-end close assigned, including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet and income statement account reconciliations and analysis for complex accounts
  • Assist with analyzing balance sheet and income statement accounts on a monthly basis and report on variances
  • Reconciling asset and liability account balances, maintaining general ledger and executing assigned month-end close procedures
  • Assist with review of calculation and analysis of prepaid and accrued expenses
  • Review accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information and correct entries
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Other projects as assigned

What you'll bring:

  • Experience collaborating and managing relationships across departments
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction and as part of a team
  • Detail and deadline orientation
  • Accuracy
  • Focus on research and results
  • Strong statistical analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Familiarity with accounting software and programs
  • High standard for ethics and self-motivation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

What you’ll love:

  • Competitive salary plus vacation, holiday and sick pay
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) Plan match, profit sharing, and other great benefits—even pet insurance!
  • A generous discount for employees and immediate family
  • 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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