Senior Accountant

Finance Gainesville, Florida


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 

The Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting the Accounting Manager and the CFO in issuing financial reports to internal and external stakeholders, ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger. Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Complying with all company, local, state, and federal accounting, and financial regulations within the unique regulatory environment of the cannabis industry
  • Prepare GAAP compliant financial statements
  • Responsible for all aspects of the balance sheet, including prepaids, accruals, etc
  • Responsible for all balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Responsible for retail and wholesale revenue reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly journal entries & requisite support
  • Royalty calculations
  • Ensure proper valuation of inventory and costs of goods sold at period end
  • Maintain accurate fixed asset register, including leases
  • Perform monthly reconciliations and prepare monthly to/from inventory entry
  • Prepare the monthly sales report for banking requirements
  • Maintains financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Maintains financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives


  • 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


  • Bachelor Degree in Tax, Accounting or Finance required


  • three to five years of experience in public accounting or bookkeeping; exposure to manufacturing/retail/wholesale a plus
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • 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


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.  

Diversity and inclusion are essential to pursuing our vision for the future, and we believe that our success is dependent on building a truly equitable, collaborative, and inclusive team. One that reflects the diversity of the communities that we serve.  

In addition to a generous benefits package, and unparalleled career opportunities, as an employee at Ayr Wellness, you can expect to be provided with industry-leading training which will offer you an in-depth insight into the wonderful world of cannabis.

We recognize it’s unrealistic for candidates to fulfill 100% of the criteria in a job ad. We encourage you to apply if you meet the majority of the requirements because we know that skills evolve over time. If you’re willing to learn and evolve alongside us, we want to hear from you! 

AYR Wellness is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to employment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and the LGBTQ+ community, regardless of age, gender, religion, marital or veterans status.