Blue Apron is hiring a

Fulfillment Center Accountant

Jersey City, United States

About the role

  • Perform month-end close tasks, including analyzing and recording accrued expenses, fixed assets, and accounting for other operational activities
  • Prepare monthly reporting of financial results, including analysis of period over period fluctuations and insightful commentary of key business drivers
  • Prepare account reconciliations including accurate supporting analysis and documentation for fulfillment center activities
  • Provide timely support to HQ Accounting, Fulfillment Center management, Financial
  • Planning and Analysis and other business partners through thorough research and analysis
  • Perform monthly physical inventory counts; ensure proper protocols and controls to achieve accurate counts
  • Coordinate with and support local Accounts Payable staff, including research and investigation of inquiries from HQ Accounting
  • Develop strong working relationships with personnel at the fulfillment center
  • Partner with Accounting HQ in New York and fulfillment center peers at other locations to ensure best practices are identified and rolled out locally
  • Work closely with the extended finance team to implement appropriate internal controls in support of accounting activities, inventory controls and other fulfillment center operations
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Additional responsibilities for special projects as they arise

Requirements

  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance from a top university/college required; CPA preferred.
  • 3-5 years professional accounting experience with a top public accounting firm or mid-to- large size company
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP concepts including the fundamentals of accrual based accounting and reconciliations
  • Strong time-management skills, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively independently
  • Inquisitive; natural problem solver
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness, highly organized
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong excel skills and ability to efficiently work with large volumes of data
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and/or NetSuite a plus
  • Familiarity with tech or food industry a plus
  • Prior experience working in a fulfillment center or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Prior inventory accounting experience preferred

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