Staff Accountant (Cost Accountant and ERP Specialist) 186 views0 applications

Job Description

Hodo is seeking a Staff Accountant to oversee cost accounting, inventory accounting and ERP for our rapidly-growing artisan food business. This is a hands-on, entrepreneurial role with strong growth potential. The Staff Accountant will be a key member of our team and will report to the CFO. This position will be based in our offices in West Oakland.

Essential Responsibilities

Manage Cost Accounting and Inventory Accounting:

  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts, investigate variances and resolve issues.   
  • Manage standard costs in the Bill of Materials.
  • Validate the costs of goods sold as part of the month end close and provide timely monthly financial reporting.
  • Manage reporting on margins by product and location.
  • Support management team in analysis of product costs and lead margin improvement analysis and initiatives.
  • Identify opportunities for procedural improvements; develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

ERP Specialist:

  • Assist with the implementation of a new ERP system (Fishbowl integrating with Quickbooks).
  • Provide on-going management of ERP functionality, integrity and reporting.
  • Act as an internal expert user of our ERP systems and provide application support for ERP systems users.
  • Help create documentation and procedures guidelines for ERP systems users. Design, develop and maintain automated workflow processes.
  • Design, develop and maintain reports used by technical staff and ERP systems users.
  • Fulfill other projects as assigned.


Desired Skills & Experience

  • You have a BS in Finance, Business or Accounting.
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of accounting experience in a related role with a manufacturing company.
  • Startup experience is strongly preferred.
  • You have strong experience in cost accounting and ERP systems, ideally Fishbowl.
  • You have demonstrated initiative, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You have excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • You have the ability to sit, reach, walk, stand, bend and stoop.
  • You have the ability to operate a keyboard and view a video display terminal screen.
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Hodo’s premium tofu and other plant-based foods are crafted to put a modern take on tradition. More pure, plant-based protein. More intriguing, authentic foods and flavors. More clean nutrition. More delicious potential from a food you thought you knew.

Founded in 2004, we are fixture of the West Coast food scene and an expanding national brand, serving partners like Whole Foods, Costco, Chipotle and many other innovative food providers around the country.
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