Accounting Manager Job Opening

Accounting Manager

Confidential - Cannabis Industry

Denver, Colorado
$62,000.00 - $82,000.00 a year
Category: VP of Finance

Job Purpose

Provides the management, including planning and oversight of fixed asset, general ledger accounting, accounts payable, and recording of payroll. This position will work well within deadline constraints and a multitude of accounting activities, including general ledger preparation & management, year-end audit preparation, regulatory audits, and the support of budget/forecasting activities on a quarterly basis.

Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Accounting Manager manages the general accounting team, including the monthly GAAP close leading the review of journal entries, reconciliations, production of fact-based financial analysis which supports decision making and regional performance, development of appropriate control environment to ensure the safeguard of company assets, the establishment and maintenance of strong effective internal controls, the industry regulatory and professional standards and leadership.

This position also has compliance accountability and/or responsibility for the company’s policies, procedures, and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Responds appropriately to observed fraud or abuse.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functions as a working manager assisting the various team members in ensuring tasks are performed on time and within company standards.
  • Provides hands-on leadership to accounting team members by planning, coordinating and performing activities, as needed to prioritize workloads, monitoring quality and performance to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Manages the general ledger system to ensuring accounts are properly reconciled, new are accounts are created/marked in active based on the needs of the organization.
  • Participates in the accurate and timely preparation of the financial reports, both internal and external. Ensures that all financial statements and data fairly represent the financial condition of the organization and the statements are prepared in conformity with US GAAP.
  • Participates in the preparation of fact-based financial analysis to support financial decisions. Demonstrated ability to ensure quality processes and continual process improvement for the accounting operations team.
  • Supports the company’s segregation of policies by adhering to optimal practices within the accounting team.
  • Responsible for knowing and maintaining general awareness of rules and conduct within the industry, including development of an appropriate control environment to safeguard the company assets.
  • Responsible for the efficient, ongoing operation of the accounting department and management of the general ledger through effective organization, selection, development, appraisal, motivation and retention of competent staff. Hires, trains and exercises overall responsibility for personnel under supervision.
  • Develops strong cross-functional relationships with peer groups, including Financial Planning, Compliance & Treasury. Demonstrated ability to achieve high quality relationships, processes and results through cross-functional channels.
  • Develops metrics and accountabilities for department functions. Designs tools and develops data expertise to support operational productivity, analysis, and reporting.
  • May perform duties by working in conjunction with contracted or outsourced organizations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience as an accounting manager required, background in distribution / manufacturing environment considered a plus
  • Proficiency with accounting software and experience with a software system implantation a plus
  • Ability to manage employees, while multi-tasking one’s own workload
  • Ability to travel to attend conferences and professional seminars related to the regulatory environment
  • Ability to possess Marijuana Support Occupational Employee License
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, as well as in teams.
  • Excellent Customer Service and Client-Relations Skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to carry up to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to perform the following physical tasks: sitting, standing, stooping, stretching, walking, bending, twisting, reaching, performing repetitive motions, and carrying boxes.

Direct Reports

  • Accounts Payable
  • Revenue Accountant
  • Accountants (general and fixed asset)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $62,000.00 to $82,000.00 /year


  • Accounting Manager: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Denver, CO (Preferred)


  • MED Support (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)