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Bookkeeper (Brooklyn/Remote)

Operations | Brooklyn, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Are you a thorough, data-loving, detail-obsessed, Quickbooks Enterprise whiz? Do you love perfectly reconciled books but hate chargebacks? Brooklyn Brew Shop (and its sister brand FarmSteady) is looking for an experienced bookkeeper to maintain our finances--including AP, AR and inventory reporting. This is a full-time position that will interact heavily will all members of our small New York based team.

While special consideration will be made to candidates based in New York, this position is open to anyone in the United States to work remotely. During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our Brooklyn-based offices are closed, and most of our team is collaborating offsite.

Responsibilities include:

  • Record and maintain all transactions and ledgers including online and wholesale sales.

  • Receive, record, inspect, and itemize incoming bills from vendors and service providers confirming accuracy with our warehouses and relaying any discrepancies to production team.

  • Work with sales team to record incoming customer payments via check, Paypal, and credit card, 

  • Generate and maintain accurate and timely accounts payable reports and prepare outgoing payments to vendors.

  • Maintain and regularly audit accounts receivable with sales team to ensure outgoing invoices are accurate, complete, sent in a timely fashion in accordance with customers invoicing guidelines.

  • Perform regular collections for customers with open and aging balances.

  • Perform forensic accounting on accounts to ensure historical accuracy and consistency.

  • Work with sales and production teams to log, investigate, and dispute erroneous vendor chargebacks.

  • Assist sales, marketing, production teams, and founders with processing reports and various data analysis projects.

  • Maintain, streamline, and generally improve upon existing accounting/ERP infrastructure, which currently includes a mix of Quickbooks, marketplace, and eCommerce backends.

  • Assist founders and work with offsite CPA to close books on a quarterly basis.

  • Assist CPA with year-end account maintenance.

  • Reconcile transactions across multiple currencies and exchange rates.

  • Process quarterly sales tax reports and payments.

  • Process bi-weekly payroll as well yearly W2s and 1099s.

  • Perform periodic inventory reconciliations.

  • Light Quickbooks-centric tech support if issues arise.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree.

  • You have at least two years of relevant work experience in accounting or bookkeeping.

  • You are a Quickbooks Desktop expert with a strong command of transaction types and processing, product types (including inventory, non-inventory, and assembly items), COGS, payment terms, discounts, credits, collections, aging, account types and structure, bank feed maintenance, and reports.

  • You have a strong practical command and fundamental understanding of Excel including but not limited to advanced formulas, pivot tables, and v-lookups.

  • You have extensive experience navigating vendor portals.

  • You have excellent time management skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • You are extremely self-motivated and able to prioritize and manage workloads.

  • You enjoy streamlining processes and discovering solutions to problems big and small.

  • You have impeccable written and verbal communication skills.

  • You communicate easily with executives, are a terrific team player, and are comfortable mediating conflict.

  • You have the ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks efficiently.

  • You are beyond organized. You've been maintaining task lists you're entire life.

About Us:

Brooklyn Brew Shop started out of the Brooklyn Flea in 2009 to get space-strapped New Yorkers brewing. With the idea that making beer (real beer from real ingredients) can be simple, tasty, and most important, fun, we design stylish, easy-to-use Beer Making Kits made especially for stove-top brewing and ingredient mixes for seasonally inspired beers.

In 2016, we launched FarmSteady: A new brand designed to bring the same straightforward and approachable attitude to all things food (including growing, foraging, making and fermenting).

Our products can be found at Urban Outfitters, Macy's, Nordstom, as well as at independently owned shops nation-wide and across the UK, Canada, Spain, South Africa, Austria, Denmark, Switzerland, Norway, the Netherlands, and Singapore with retailers in new countries being brought on at an ever-increasing pace.

Please include a personalized cover letter with application