Senior Accountant

Finance Carson City, Nevada United States


Description

Position at Ayr Wellness

Company Description 
 AYR Wellness is a publicly traded, multi-state cannabis company with more than 85 dispensaries. We are one of the largest scale producers of high-quality cannabis in the U.S., and our purpose is to be a force for good. People are at the heart of everything we do, and we are passionate about bringing progress and positive changes to our communities, our industry, and our world.    
Our talented and reliable team members are the foundation of our business and investing in exceptional talent is paramount to our success. The key to building a culture where everyone can thrive starts and ends with our teams. Their collective courage and kyndness sets AYR apart. Your career growth at AYR is limitless, and we believe in creating an environment where everyone can flourish and win together. 
 
Job Summary
Reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager, the Senior accountant will assist with general accounting, financial statement preparation, and various special projects. The role will initially assist in implementing new areas within the finance shared services group and assist with process improvement to achieve industry best practices within the US GAAP framework. The role supports the local accounting at the regional level and at the corporate level as well as providing guidance through establishing accounting standards. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities  
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and monthly reporting
    • Monthly reconciliation of AP, AR and Cash
    • Monthly key metrics reporting
    • Weekly exceptions reporting
  • Cash analysis
    • Assist in developing centralized budget to actual cash tracking and cash visibility
    • Assist in various centralization efforts across the organization
  • Oversite and management of systems for leases, T&E and Accounts payable (Leasequery, Concur, Yooz)
  • Prepare monthly journal entries
  • Assist with royalty calculations and entries
  • Assisting with annual audit requests, financial statement tie-outs and preparation and providing documentation to auditors as requested
  • Assisting VP of Finance with ad-hoc special projects
  • Assisting VP of Finance with accounting/finance system upgrades and implementations
  • Assisting VP of Finance with process improvements
Qualifications 
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • CPA Preferred, but not required
  • Experience with general ledger
  • Must meet the age requirement as outlined by state cannabis agencies
  • Able to pass all background checks/fingerprinting as required by state cannabis agencies
  • Able to provide valid badging/credentials as required by state cannabis agencies
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting, including GAAP, inventory management, and budgeting
  • Problem Solving
  • Excellent Math Skills
  • Date Entry Management
  • Trustworthiness and ability to keep strict confidentiality
  • Corporate Finance
  • Knowledge and/or experience of 280E and other cannabis-specific tax regulations required
  • Superior Excel and analytical skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • The capacity to multitask and prioritize workload
  • The ability to work to a high level under extreme pressure
  • The capacity to work alone or as part of a team
  • Discretion and respect for confidential information
Education  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Tax, Accounting or Finance required
Experience  
  • Experience with US GAAP, application of accounting policies and account reconciliations
  • Minimum of three years of accounting or finance shared services experience
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, and Attitude)  
 
  • Priority Setting – Invests time on what's important to deliver business results; quickly and effectively collaborates bringing together the collective intelligence of critical team members and prioritizes what needs to be done to reach the goal; quickly senses opportunities and obstacles in accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks and creates focus that drives success and results. 
  • Possesses functional and technical knowledge and skills to perform at a high level of accomplishment; understands how their job function supports being a force for good. 
  • Problem Solving and Analysis Skills- address advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.  
  • Strong Communication Skills – strong written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Time Management- manage multiple tasks, deadlines, and adapt to a changing and fast-paced work environment.   
 
 
 Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 
 
At AYR Wellness, our vision is to be a force for good in all we do and to bring lasting positive change to our communities, our industry, and our world. And it wouldn’t be possible without our exceptionally talented team. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the uniqueness of each employee and supports their individual journey in finding their genius and pursuing their passion.