Staff Accountant

About Terviva

Founded in 2010, Terviva is a food and agriculture innovation company partnering with farmers to grow pongamia, a climate resilient tree which produces abundant protein and oil rich legumes. After more than a decade of innovation, Terviva has created a regenerative food system which spans wild harvesting non-GMO beans in India to regenerative farming and land stewardship in Hawaii, Florida and Australia. Through our equitable and transparent supply chain, Terviva harvests and transforms pongamia beans into healthy and delicious food ingredients called Ponova™, which are slated for commercial launch in 2023.

The Role

To support this growth, we are looking to expand our Finance and Accounting team. As a Staff Accountant, you are familiar with general accounting principles and are driven toward continuous process improvement. The position reports to the Controller and Accounting Manager, and will involve accounts payable, payroll, month end close and other accounting administrative projects with a global team. The position is based out of our corporate headquarters in Alameda, California and follows a hybrid work schedule.

Responsibilities
- Process accounts payable ensuring vendor transactions are processed timely and accurately.
- Manage employee expense reimbursement and record keeping in Expensify.
- Process all business licenses, property taxes, and other regulatory filings.
- Respond in a timely manner to inquiries from vendors, customers, or employees and resolve concerns or discrepancies.
- Assist with processing and distributing 1099s and filings with the IRS.
- Issue invoices to customers, ensure that receivables are collected promptly and post payments to accounts receivable.
- Manage bank deposits to the lockbox and record transactions in the system.
- Conduct reconciliation of accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit cards, Expensify, Tradogram, and Bill.com.
- Tag and monitor fixed assets and maintain the fixed assets schedule.
- Assist with inventory transactions.
- Process the payroll, including journal entries.
- Participate in the month close process and record journal entries.
- Ensure data integrity and perform record keeping.
- Assemble information for external auditors and assist with annual audit field work.
- Participate in ad hoc projects and assignments as needed.

Qualifications
- College level degree with a concentration in accounting or finance, with overall understanding of accepted accounting principles.
- Minimum of 3 years of full-cycle accounting experience, which includes reconciliations and general ledger maintenance.
- Strong organizational, analytical and detail skills, with attention to accuracy and deadlines.
- Ability to work in a collaborative work environment, both remotely and onsite and communicate with all levels of management.
- Experience with QuickBooks, Expensify, Bill.com, Tradogram, ADP TotalSource, and/or TSheets a plus.
- Advanced excel skills and experience with Google Workspace.
- Enthusiastic about our mission of “Planting Millions of Trees to Feed Billions of People”.

Benefits
- The opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing and mission-driven start-up that believes in sustainability, equity, and care for our environment and people.
- Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
- Potential annual bonus.
- Stock options, commensurate with role and experience.
- Medical and dental, vision and life insurance (employee premium fully paid by Terviva).
- Generous leave package.

COVID-19 Recruiting Process in Place
- Remote interview process.
- Personal protective equipment provided or required.
- Temperature screenings.
- Social distancing guidelines in place.
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.

Next Steps

To apply, please respond to the company position below. Please include your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself, your experience and why you are well suited for this job with Terviva.

Terviva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status and sexual orientation or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Our leadership team is dedicated to this policy and all employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Description

About Terviva

Founded in 2010, Terviva is a food and agriculture innovation company partnering with farmers to grow pongamia, a climate resilient tree which produces abundant protein and oil rich legumes. After more than a decade of innovation, Terviva has created a regenerative food system which spans wild harvesting non-GMO beans in India to regenerative farming and land stewardship in Hawaii, Florida and Australia. Through our equitable and transparent supply chain, Terviva harvests and transforms pongamia beans into healthy and delicious food ingredients called Ponova™, which are slated for commercial launch in 2023.

The Role

To support this growth, we are looking to expand our Finance and Accounting team. As a Staff Accountant, you are familiar with general accounting principles and are driven toward continuous process improvement. The position reports to the Controller and Accounting Manager, and will involve accounts payable, payroll, month end close and other accounting administrative projects with a global team. The position is based out of our corporate headquarters in Alameda, California and follows a hybrid work schedule.

Responsibilities
- Process accounts payable ensuring vendor transactions are processed timely and accurately.
- Manage employee expense reimbursement and record keeping in Expensify.
- Process all business licenses, property taxes, and other regulatory filings.
- Respond in a timely manner to inquiries from vendors, customers, or employees and resolve concerns or discrepancies.
- Assist with processing and distributing 1099s and filings with the IRS.
- Issue invoices to customers, ensure that receivables are collected promptly and post payments to accounts receivable.
- Manage bank deposits to the lockbox and record transactions in the system.
- Conduct reconciliation of accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit cards, Expensify, Tradogram, and Bill.com.
- Tag and monitor fixed assets and maintain the fixed assets schedule.
- Assist with inventory transactions.
- Process the payroll, including journal entries.
- Participate in the month close process and record journal entries.
- Ensure data integrity and perform record keeping.
- Assemble information for external auditors and assist with annual audit field work.
- Participate in ad hoc projects and assignments as needed.

Qualifications
- College level degree with a concentration in accounting or finance, with overall understanding of accepted accounting principles.
- Minimum of 3 years of full-cycle accounting experience, which includes reconciliations and general ledger maintenance.
- Strong organizational, analytical and detail skills, with attention to accuracy and deadlines.
- Ability to work in a collaborative work environment, both remotely and onsite and communicate with all levels of management.
- Experience with QuickBooks, Expensify, Bill.com, Tradogram, ADP TotalSource, and/or TSheets a plus.
- Advanced excel skills and experience with Google Workspace.
- Enthusiastic about our mission of “Planting Millions of Trees to Feed Billions of People”.

Benefits
- The opportunity to make an impact in a fast-growing and mission-driven start-up that believes in sustainability, equity, and care for our environment and people.
- Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
- Potential annual bonus.
- Stock options, commensurate with role and experience.
- Medical and dental, vision and life insurance (employee premium fully paid by Terviva).
- Generous leave package.

COVID-19 Recruiting Process in Place
- Remote interview process.
- Personal protective equipment provided or required.
- Temperature screenings.
- Social distancing guidelines in place.
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.

Next Steps

To apply, please respond to the company position below. Please include your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself, your experience and why you are well suited for this job with Terviva.

Terviva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status and sexual orientation or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Our leadership team is dedicated to this policy and all employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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