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12 Jul 2021

Full-Time Sr. Financial Analyst

Uncommon Goods – Posted by Uncommon Goods Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job Description


The Sr. Financial Analyst will play an integral part in our sustainable growth through building a scalable infrastructure with strong internal controls. A strong grasp of accounting fundamentals, demonstrated critical thinking skills and the ability to thrive in ambiguous situations are a must. This is an opportunity to work within a company that cares deeply about how it affects individuals and its community. The ideal candidate will be:

  • Confident & humble. You’re comfortable acknowledging what you don’t know, give others the benefit of the doubt, and are excited about demonstrating your natural strengths.
  • Passionate about what you do. You’re excited about joining Uncommon Goods, eager to contribute and learn, ask a lot of questions, and execute improvements. You have a track record for exceeding expectations and striving for excellence.
  • Thorough & accurate. You don’t consider the work complete until you have all the information needed. You prioritize attention to detail in all projects. “Do it once & do it right” is our motto!
  • Highly organized. You’re able to manage several priorities and work with efficiency without sacrificing quality.
  • A critical problem solver. We don’t stop when we hit a speed bump. Rather, we enjoy figuring out the best path forward and collaborating with additional teams as needed. You anticipate consequences and future needs and plan accordingly.
  • Positive. You approach your responsibilities with a curious mentality. You view every day and every task as a learning opportunity. Challenges are opportunities to showcase your skills.


The Sr. Financial Analyst will report to the Head of Finance.


  • This role is responsible for account analysis and reconciliation, financial statement preparation, audit and tax filing preparation, and regulatory reporting. You will:
  • Support the monthly close process to issue timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Own and manage all accounting activities related to royalty, inbound and outbound shipping, packing material, marketing, technology, and all employee related expenses
  • Analyze the areas of responsibility, including comparison to prior year and budget, and present to Head of Finance and the senior management team
  • Review cash investment activities and record monthly entries for investment gain or loss
  • Review monthly departmental reports and distribute to managers for final review
  • Reconcile bank accounts, prepaid expense, fixed asset, accumulated depreciation, accrued expense, and other receivable accounts
  • Complete monthly/quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations; support our external CPA firm on year-end annual financial review and annual income tax filing
  • Manage non-merchandise invoices and process payment, ensure proper GL and department coding, resolve issues on a timely manner
  • Manage company’s credit card program to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Manage company’s sales tax filing with our third party service provider, TaxJar, to ensure filing is completed accurately and on time, and payments are made on time
  • Record payroll GL entries and ensure accuracy; help manage Employee equity-based compensation program


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business is preferred
  • At least 4 years of work experience in accounting, FP&A, or financial auditing a must.
  • Highly accountable and responsible, a strong sense of ownership
  • Strong Excel experience is crucial
  • Works well with limited direct supervision, seeking guidance when needed
  • Ability to protect organization’s values by maintaining confidentiality
  • Experience with a mid-size company cloud-based accounting system: NetSuite is preferred; Oracle, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics, etc. are helpful
  • Due to COVID, this position will be partially remote and partially on-site in Brooklyn until on or about September 2021. We are only accepting applicants located in the Tri State area.


  • The benefits package includes subsidized medical/dental insurance premiums, generous PTO, paid family leave, and 401(k) with company match.
  • Casual work atmosphere, fun company events. (Thanks to our team’s creativity, we’ve devised ways to feel connected remotely, too, and it’s still fun.)
  • 40% discount on our products.
  • Professional development/educational reimbursement.
  • Public transportation and Citi Bike subsidies.
  • Safe working environment. Many of our COVID-19 protocols exceed NYC and NYS safety standards. Those who can are working remotely. In our office and warehouse, COVID-19 testing is required of all new hires and monthly for all on-site team members; PPE, including masks and gloves, is required for; and workspaces provide recommended social distancing.

How to Apply

Please Apply Through Our Website: To apply, please submit:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter addressed to "Uncommon Goods Head of Finance"
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 14 days.

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