Accounting Clerk

Job Description

As Accounting Clerk, you will have the opportunity to work with and learn from our talented Accounting Team! We are looking for a talented, fun, self-starter who is detail-oriented and ready to help out as needed. You will primarily be responsible for assisting the team with general accounting tasks such as data entry and analysis, while also getting the opportunity to use your creativity to help improve established processes. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, resourceful and confident with outstanding organizational skills.

The Accounting Clerk will report to the Controller.

What you’ll do:

  • Enter bills into QuickBooks
  • Communicate verbally and electronically with third-party vendors to address billing questions and open items
  • File invoices, receipts, and other supporting documentation (both manual and electronic filing)
  • Prepare payables for the routine check disbursement process
  • Pull reports from our e-commerce software and reconcile sales and other financial accounts
  • Prepare sales tax reports
  • Review and process expense reimbursements and reconcile credit card statement/activity
  • Assist with other projects as needed

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 2 years’ work experience or demonstrated ability to excel in an accounting role (i.e. graduate with an accounting degree)
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Understanding of accounting principles and bookkeeping
  • Basic experience using MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience using QuickBooks preferred
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to follow procedures and keep records
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Willingness to take initiative, accept additional responsibilities and assist others as needed

About Balsam Brands: Balsam Brands is a multi-brand eCommerce retailer with roots in holiday and home décor. We strive for excellence in everything we do and present a unique opportunity to those who are seeking to have a meaningful impact in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.

To celebrate its 10th anniversary and beyond, our flagship brand, Balsam Hill partnered with Macy’s to debut "Deck The Halls", a wondrous float bringing the magic of Christmas to life in the 90th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®!

Balsam Brands is honored to be the recipient of multiple awards:

  • Forbes: America’s Best Small Companies (2016)
  • Inc. 5000: America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • San Francisco Business Times: Fast 100 – Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Silicon Valley Business Journal: 75 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

The company's outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.

Location: Boise, ID

Notes: This is a full-time, permanent position with benefits.

Contact: Please submit cover letter and resume. Please include in your cover letter a dish that you would like to bring to one of our potlucks.

At Balsam Brands, we are dedicated to diversity in our dynamic and growing workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, citizenship, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


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