Senior Accountant GSD NJ LLC d/b/a Garden State Dispensary Jersey City, NJ

Job Posting Summary:

GSD is a vertically integrated operator of medical cannabis cultivation, manufacturing/processing, and dispensary facilities in New Jersey. GSD is seeking a Senior Accountant who is primarily responsible for all of the company’s bookkeeping functions, accounts payable, driving the month-end close process, leading the audit, providing inventory management and performing additional projects as assigned. Position will be reporting to the VP of Operations until such time as a CFO is hired.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Main role in month-end close process
  • Prepare GAAP and IFRS compliant financial documents such as business reports, financial forecasts and statements to understand the financial state of business
  • Responsible for all aspects of the balance sheet, including prepaids, accruals, etc.
  • Responsible for all balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Responsible for retail and wholesale revenue reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly journal entries & requisite support
  • All entries related to sales including inventory and costs of goods sold adjustments
  • Royalty calculations
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management reporting

Audit support and preparation:

  • Main participatory role in the Company’s year-end audit process
  • Prepare supporting documentation and schedules as requested
  • Follow up with audit vendor when they have questions
  • Assist with preparation and referencing of GAAP/IFRS documentation

Inventory Management:

  • Work to ensure smooth, accurate flow of inventory and related transactions
  • Ensure proper valuation of inventory and costs of goods sold at period end
  • Perform monthly reconciliations and prepare monthly to/from inventory entry
  • Assist with setting and tracking value stream costing
  • Prepare supporting documentation and schedules as requested

Other Business-critical tasks:

  • Maintain accurate fixed asset register, including leases
  • Accounts Payable tasks including coding of invoices and weekly payment runs
  • Assist with payroll journal entries as needed
  • Ensure sales tax payable is properly accrued for at period end, and paid each month
  • Ensure compliance with various community benefit agreements
  • Perform additional accounting, financial and other duties as assigned
  • Prepare the monthly sales report for banking requirements

Required Experience, Education, and Skills:

  • BS or BA degree in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA required
  • At least two Two to five years of experience in public accounting; exposure to manufacturing/retail a plus
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting, including GAAP / IFRS, inventory management, and budgeting
  • Familiarity and experience with Sage Intacct and QuickBooks accounting platforms a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office office suite
  • High technological literacy; experience Experience with general ledger/ERP systems a plus
  • Strong organizational skills with an exceptional memory and excruciating attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Trustworthiness and ability to keep strict confidentiality.
  • Professional demeanor and positive attitude.
  • Team player with excellent listening and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced exciting environment.
  • Willingness to learn and up for a challenge.
  • This company has a distaste for mediocrity. Qualified candidates should too.
  • As a member of senior management, this position will be expected to be available and work outside regular business hours (evenings, weekends, etc.).

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Accounting: 2 years (Required)


  • CPA (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable — traditional, stable, strong processes

Company’s website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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