Staff Accountant

Finance Miami, Florida


Position at Ayr Wellness

Company Description

As the leading cannabis multi-state operator (MSO), AYR Wellness is on a journey to be a force for good; and it all starts with our belief in the power and potential of the plant.

We believe in creating an environment in which we can all flourish, one where every individual can find their genius and pursue their passion, because it’s this dedication to creating a culture of excellence, one where we’re all empowered to achieve our dreams, that will propel us forward. We’re a company that puts our people first. A place where talent is rewarded, diversity is celebrated, and innovative thinking is championed and we believe that together we can build a better and brighter future for ourselves, our industry, and our world.

Join us as we create wonder together.

Job Summary

The Staff Accountant maintains financial records and ensures that financial transactions are properly recorded. 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

  • Oversee the daily activities of the accounting department for the corporate entities including various balance sheet and profit and loss accounts
  • Responsible for the month end close process including timely delivery of close package and related analysis
  • Assist team in ensuring all accounting processes align with GAAP and current financial regulations
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial records and assist in periodic audits including year-end financial audit
  • Participate in SOX compliance efforts
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Collaborate with the accounting team on various projects


  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Willingness to learn and up for a challenge
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and exciting environment
  • Team player with excellent listening and problem-solving skills
  • Professional demeanor and positive attitude
  • Trustworthiness and ability to keep strict confidentiality
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Able to pass all background checks/fingerprinting as required by state cannabis agencies


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting is required
  • CPA is preferred


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 1 year of proven experience with general ledger accounting, month-end/year-end financial close process, and account reconciliations
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP and operational accounting/financial reporting processes
  • Proven ability to learn and use new accounting guidance; think critically, and solve complex problems
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple conflicting priorities and meet strict deadlines
  • Experience balancing needs between various departments
  • A collaborative approach to working on projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Prior experience with Sage Intacct, Blackline, LeaseQuery, and Yooz is a plus

Working conditions

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets.
  • Occasional travel to dispensaries/manufacturing facility may be required.

Physical requirements

  • This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to move files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
  • Frequently communicates with employees, supervisors and co-workers regarding HR related inquiries. Must be able to exchange absolute information.
  • Constant movement and use of hands/fingers and limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.
  • Must be able to inspect documents and identify errors.
  • Occasional lifting, positioning or moving items up to 15 pounds.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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.