Vice President, Accounting and Finance-Atlanta, GA

Tilray Atlanta, GA, USA Full-time
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Vice President, Accounting and Finance - Atlanta, GA

SweetWater Brewing Co.

About Tilray

Tilray is a leading global cannabis-lifestyle and consumer packaged goods company with operations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia, and Latin America that is changing people's lives for the better – one person at a time – by inspiring and empowering the worldwide community to live their very best life by providing them with products that meet the needs of their mind, body, and soul and invoke a sense of wellbeing. Tilray’s mission is to be the trusted partner for its patients and consumers by providing them with a cultivated experience and health and wellbeing through high-quality, differentiated brands and innovative products. A pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, and distribution, Tilray’s unprecedented production platform supports over 20 brands in over 20 countries, including comprehensive cannabis offerings, hemp-based foods, and alcoholic beverages.

About SweetWater Brewing Company

SweetWater Brewing Company is seeking a personable, reliable, and driven lover of the good life, who embraces our 420-lifestyle. If you are a self-starter who knows how to work and play hard, and you have an unwavering passion for independent, craft beer; grab your kayak and hop in the river with us! .

Looking to develop your career at the forefront of a rapidly expanding industry?

The Vice President of Accounting directs and manages company financial functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, accounting processes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), financial analysis and budgeting. The position will supervise accounting staff in carrying out all daily, weekly, monthly, and annual financial/accounting activities. The VP of Accounting ensures all financial transactions are properly recorded in the Great Plains software. This position is expected to constantly strive to make the business process more effective and efficient while strengthening the underlying internal control system. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Role and Responsibilities

• Manages the daily accounting activities of the Company’s financial functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, financial reporting, budgeting, financial analysis, ad hoc projects and annual audit

• Analyzes company’s financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets, issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management

• Assists senior management in financial planning and results management. Work with other team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking

• Ensures timely and accurate budget analysis and financial review for management team

• Recommends and develops policies, procedures, and systems to meet company objectives

• Builds, develops, and manages finance team

• Audits the work of the accounting department

• Must be able to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with thorough knowledge of GAAP

• Minimum 8 years accounting experience

• Experience in public accounting preferred

• Strong computer skills, including Excel and PowerPoint, and ability to quickly learn new systems

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external parties

• Self-starter with a strong team-oriented disposition with the ability to effectively support and encourage team members

• Ability to focus on execution and results; is metrics and data drives and promotes transparent responsibility and accountability

• Leadership and team management experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects

• CPA preferred

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

• This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers and scanners

• This is a largely sedentary role, however, some filing is required which would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary

• Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand

Tilray welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.

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