Sr. Inventory Analyst/Accountant - Emeryville, CA

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Looking for a great place to grow and develop your career? Look no further. is a profitable and rapidly growing eCommerce company based in Emeryville, recognized by Internet Retailer as a Top 100 web site.

We are seeking an outstanding candidate to join our accounting team as a Senior Inventory Analyst/Accountant. This is a great opportunity to grow professionally in a dynamic, growth-oriented company. We are seeking an analyst/accountant to assume a leading role in the area of inventory accounting as well as supporting other special projects that will include reporting and analysis, as well as month-end, quarter-end and year-end responsibilities.

Management of inventory and cost month-end closing, journal entries preparation, inventory valuation, inventory roll forward, etc.
Reconcile all inventory and COGS accounts to general ledger
Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, cost-of-goods sold, and gross margin reporting.
Monitor systems to assure timely inventory transaction costing in accordance with company accounting policy and design
Primary knowledge holder for cost and inventory data from systems, including resourceful data mining when report is not available, and specify reports or processed where they are lacking
Work closely and proactively with operations group in US and operations and finance group in the Netherlands to assure transaction flows and accounting are consistent with financial and management reporting.
Prepare analyze and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margins by product type, including interpreting of GL information in conjunction with direct product line costs
Manage cycle count program, analyze and report results and plan and lead annual physical inventories.
Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls for inventory
Prepare commentaries and analyze schedules for monthly financial package
Act as inventory and cost liaison with external auditors, including preparation of schedules for audits and reviews
Work closely and proactively with Business Systems group to co-ordinate month end closes and resolve systems issues/needs for inventory and cost accounting

CPA strongly preferred; Big 4 experience a plus
5-7 years experience
Strong general accounting and accounting analytical skills around judgment areas in accounting a must
Large ERP and previous cost experience a plus
Excellent systems understanding at both overall and detail level, including ability to implement and document new procedures as required
Strong understanding of GAAP
Public company experience preferred
Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
Strong communication, interpersonal skills, attention to detail; excellent analytical and organizational skills
Project-based experience, ability to prioritize workload, handle multiple tasks, work as part of a team as well as work independently with minimal oversight to accomplish objectives
Must be able to travel to manage year end physical inventories in Ohio
BA/BS in accounting or finance required

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