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Logistics & Distribution for Cannabis

Cost Accountant

$30k – $45k • 0.01% – 2.0%
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Who are we?

Lyfted is a state compliant distributor of ultra-premium cannabis that is distributed through legally permitted dispensaries in California. We are leveraging a strong capital base, an exceptional management team and a solid operating foundation to build one of the most recognized distributors of cannabis products.


Who are we looking for?

We’re on the lookout for a smart, detail oriented, motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit who is excited by the opportunity to help build something incredible from the ground up. Reporting to the Controller, the ideal candidate will have strong cost accounting knowledge in a consumer goods production environment, a customer service focus, the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations and a desire to work with a professional, results-driven team. This job is full time and can be based in either Santa Cruz or Oakland, Ca. Some travel within California is required.


As Cost Accountant, what will you be responsible for?

Oversight of inventory tracking and related activities at multiple locations, to ensure accurate and timely costing, valuation and completion of transactional activities
Costing of inventory; analyzing production variances and providing insight into inventory cost fluctuations
Assist in accounting participation in physical inventory count activities
Review invoice approval and coding, including supplier payments
Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor
Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
Making estimates of new and proposed product costs, assists in preparing costing data for major business quotes
Supporting the monthly GL close process as required
Maintaining accurate cost of goods sold accounting
Maintaining and reconciling all procurement records for accuracy, control and analysis
Performing other duties as assigned


What skills and background should you bring?

Bachelor’s degree combined with 3-6 years of relevant work experience
Strong analytical, problem solving, communication and technical GAAP accounting skills
The ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a fast paced environment
Highly collaborative team player with the ability to enforce policies and procedures in a non-threatening manner
A combination of public and private accounting (preferred)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Professional attitude and a strong work ethic
Demonstrated success where personal results and accountability are evident
Advanced PC skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel 


Knowledge of Quickbooks Enterprise or other cloud based accounting systems

What can we do for you?

Lyfted offers competitive compensation and benefits along with a collaborative, casual, exciting start-up work environment in an emerging market. This is a ground floor opportunity to join an early stage, professionally managed company in an industry that is forecasting massive growth in the coming years. The responsibilities shown here are representative and not all inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the company in accordance with emerging business needs.

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