Impossible Foods is looking for a talented Senior GL Accountant to join our Accounting Team in Redwood City, CA reporting directly to the Accounting Manager. This position will assist with all aspects of the Company’s book close from preparation and posting of journal entries to publishing management reporting package. The ideal individual is a well-rounded top performer who can be a key contributor in a high-energy growth environment. The Senior GL Accountant will work closely with business partners, including cross-functional teams.

  • Responsible for month-end, quarter end, and year end close procedures (account reconciliations and roll forward schedules) 
  • Accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets 
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets 
  • Assist Accounting Manager with annual impairment reviews for intangible assets 
  • Assist Accounting Manager with annual physical inventory counts of fixed assets 
  • Prepare journal entries and accruals based on review of supporting documentation and schedules
  • Assist with cost accounting activities including inventory reserve analysis, standard cost updates, and coordination of inventory counts 
  • Perform fluctuation analysis for monthly reporting deliverables 
  • Ensure financials are in accordance with GAAP 
  • Provide support for the preparation of audited annual financial statements and PBCs 
  • Assist with internal management financial statement preparation and reporting 
  • Key contributor to Sage X3 upgrades and improvements 
  • Assist in monthly/quarterly balance sheet and income statement flux variance analysis for management reporting 
  •  Develop, implement and maintain key policies and procedures 
  • dentify and implement process improvements, systems integrations, etc. for greater accuracy, financial control, and efficiency 
  • Support other groups with ad hoc analysis as required from time to time

Skills and Qualifications:


  • 2+ years of experience as a Sr GL Accountant at a high growth biotech or public company 
  • Superior analytical and modeling skills including advanced proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, etc.) and the ability to quickly manipulate and analyze large data sets and build reports 
  • Experience with ERPs being a bonus 
  • Aptitude for learning and managing ERP data structures and reporting capabilities 
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills 
  • Requires a high level of independence, accountability, teamwork, good judgement and attention to detail in a fast paced & rapidly changing environment 
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • CPA or CPA candidate is preferred
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