Revenue Deduction Analyst
THE PEOPLE AGAINST DIRTY STORY
method sold its first product on February 28th, 2001 - we mark this as the day we became people against dirty®. But why did two twenty-something guys start a cleaning product company? Well, we're not exactly big fans of cleaning, but we are passionate about cleaning up a dirty business. We recognized that household cleaning, which includes laundry and hand wash, was a massive category in desperate need of a little disruption.
We also had questions. Why do we pollute when we clean? Why do we use poison to make our homes healthier? And why do cleaners have to be so ugly that you hide them away or smell so bad that you hold your breath? The answer: we can do better.
Leveraging two major cultural shifts in health + wellness and life styling of the home, we disrupted every aspect of the category and grew method into a green cleaning leader. Along the way, we hit #7 on the Inc. 500 list, were named the #16th most innovative company in the world by Fast Company in 2008 and became PETA persons of the year for developing the first vegan laundry products.
method products can be found in Target, Lowe's, Safeway, Whole Foods and most grocers nationwide, along with growing distribution in the UK, France, China, Japan and Australia. And the party is only getting started.
In 2012, method merged with Belgian green cleaning giant Ecover, and together became the world's largest green cleaning company. Our two brands are committed to inspiring generations of happy, healthy homes by making non-toxic products that work—for you and the planet. And we've built a LEED-Platinum certified manufacturing plant to prove it, the first of its kind in our industry. We even formalized the name of our joint enterprise: People Against Dirty (PAD) Manufacturing. Of course, this is more than a company name, it is one of our founding principles. By pioneering a cleaner clean, we believe we can make a difference.
That's why our work environment is creative, brand-savvy, entrepreneurial, fast-paced, solutions-focused, irreverent but disciplined, team-oriented and fun. Piqued your curiosity? Keep reading.
Based in San Francisco and reporting to the Senior Revenue Accounting Manager, this role is responsible for reviewing and resolving customer Trade Promotion and Ship Ops deductions. This opportunity is a good match for a detail oriented person interested in an Operational Accounting role at a rapidly growing company. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their work, enjoys collaboration, and is looking to grow their career at a dynamic and fun company.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
- Work with the Accounts Receivable team, Customers, Brokers and Sales to review and resolve high volume customer deductions (average 1,000 - 2,000 per month), consistent with company goals.
- Obtain deduction back up from various sources (email, customer websites, mail, etc) and use this to confirm they are accurate and authorized before resolving them to appropriate general ledger codes.
- Cross train on other Accounts Receivable team responsibilities, including as back up for cash application.
- Become proficient in using multiple accounting systems to execute job responsibilities.
- Provide support for month end, year end audit and other projects, as needed.
- Work reception once a month*
*we are not joking. at people against dirty, everyone in the San Francisco office takes a spin as receptionist. costumes welcome.
The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, results-oriented and someone who takes ownership of his/her responsibilities. (S)he will have a driving desire to get the details right and an awareness of how the details impact the bigger picture. Last but not least, (s)he will have a positive attitude and enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
QUALIFICATIONS + EXPERIENCE
1-2 years experience working in a high transaction volume operational accounting role
CPG industry experience preferred
Highly organized and detail oriented
Strong Excel skills, Vlookup, OLAP tools, etc.
Strong accounting systems aptitude
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Willingness and flexibility to vary hours and efforts according to deadlines
Good sense of humor and positive outlook!
LOCATION: San Francisco
HOURS: full time, non-exempt (hourly)
REPORTS TO: Senior Revenue Accounting Manager
Please go to http://methodhome.snaphire.com to apply
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