Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is among the largest cultivation, manufacturing and retail cannabis operators in the U.S. We provide a full suite of consistently dosed products catering to all consumers, from the novice to the connoisseur, from the medically treated to the recreational user. The company’s core values emphasize educating consumers while seeking to eliminate social stigmas associated with marijuana. We have developed strong partnerships with dispensaries, law-makers, physicians, and local communities – putting Cresco in a unique position to establish a national operation in the complex and developing cannabis industry.
Cresco aims to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Their operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, they will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market they move in to.
Cresco Labs is seeking a Staff Accountant to join our corporate finance team in Chicago, IL. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting in reporting and reconciliation of accounting functions. This individual will analyze financial statements to find and resolve any discrepancies. Our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who is highly organized with great attention to detail.
CORE JOB DUTIES
Assist with month-end close and other operational accounting processes as needed on an ongoing basis
Manage accounts receivable aging and DSO reports, including reporting to the Senior Accountant(s) and Manager
Prepare journal entries for the monthly financial close
Prepare schedules and packages for monthly, quarterly, and annual internal and external financial reporting and compliance purposes
Assist with documentation of business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Assist with implementation of additional accounting modules and add on reporting systems
Assist with the continuous improvement of processes and procedures as company expands in to new and established markets
Support the year-end financial audit and tax preparation process with external auditors
Work cross functionally with company departments and external partners
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business-related field
1 – 2 years accounting experience (public accounting or relevant corporate accounting experience preferred)
Strong interpersonal skills and consistent follow through on assigned tasks
Experience with financial accounting systems (Intacct helpful)
Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required
Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry