Accounting Manager, North America at Blue Bottle Coffee | Powderkeg

Location: Oakland, CA and San Francisco Bay Area

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Accounting

Blue Bottle Coffee is a passionate and growing team of hundreds around the world, united by the simple purpose of getting great coffee to everyone who asks for it whether that be in our cafes or at home. We roast on three coasts, make great drinks, clean up after ourselves, bake delicious cookies, get change at the bank, and say please and thank you. And we want you to join our team, who we believe are the most talented, kindest, and hardest-working in the business.

About the Job:

As the Accounting Manager, you will be part of a finance team responsible for helping to bring specialty coffee, bread and pastries to our markets around the globe. We are looking for someone passionate and excited about making a direct impact in a growing company. The Accounting Manager will be a key leader on our finance team. The primary responsibility of this role will be being the key contributor to the monthly financial close process. This position will be based in Oakland, CA and will report to our Regional Controller, North America.

You will:

  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly financial close
  • Perform monthly GL reconciliations
  • Prepare sales tax and informational returns
  • Lease and CAM reconciliations
  • P&L variance analysisImprove systems and processes
  • Researching accounting issues
  • Collaborate with internal departments
  • Provide general support within the Accounting Department

You are:

  • Collaborative and excited to work as part of a team
  • A strong communicator: clear, honest and complete; able to give and receive feedback in a constructive manner
  • Flexible; willing to tackle any problem no matter how great or how small
  • Strong problem solver
  • Organized, with a deep attention to detail
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • A Microsoft Excel master

You have:

  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience (any mix of public accounting and/or industry)
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field
  • CPA, a plus
  • Experience with Netsuite, a plus
  • Multi-location accounting, a plus

A Few Benefits We Offer:

  • Health, dental, and vision for eligible employees on day one
  • 401(k)
  • Free drinks at any of our cafes and a complimentary bag of beans to take home each week
  • Discounts on any Blue Bottle food items and merchandise
  • Paid Time Off

At Blue Bottle Coffee, you’ll be a vital part of our guests’ experience and a crucial link in delivering the most delicious coffee we can find to every person who walks through our doors, be it in person or online. If you’re ready to bring beautiful and thoughtfully rendered experiences to life, please apply and join us.

Blue Bottle is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value an open mind, dedication to work, and a collaborative spirit. We hire based on these qualities, a job’s requirements, our business’s needs, and an applicant’s qualifications. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind—in the hiring process or in the workplace.

We comply with the ADA and consider reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions.

We may refuse to hire relatives of present employees if doing so could result in actual or potential problems in supervision, security, safety, or morale, or if doing so could create conflicts of interest.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We participate in E-Verify. We will provide the federal government with employees’ Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the U.S. We will only use E-Verify once an employee has accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Blue Bottle requires that all of its team members are fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 14 days after the final dose of a Covid-19 vaccine) by the start of their first day of work, unless they qualify for an accommodation/exemption for medical, disability, or religious reasons.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Accounting Manager, North America
  • Company
    Blue Bottle Coffee
  • Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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