Sr. Accountant

Job Locations US-CA-Emeryville
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Who We Are

The Senior Accountant is an integral part of our accounting team and is responsible for providing reliable, timely and accurate financial data in a dynamic environment.  In this role, you will handle various duties within the accounting department and will have a combination of assigned responsibilities plus ad-hoc projects. The senior accountant is a full-time, exempt position and reports to the Senior Accounting Manager.

Candidate must be available to be in-office (Emeryville, CA) 2 days per week starting in May 2022.

What You Will Do

  • Perform monthly and quarterly accounting close responsibilities as assigned including, recording, reconciling, and analyzing general ledger accounts and transactions.
  • Work closely with consumer sales team in managing distributor trade spend via deduction validation and clearing.
  • Responsible for validating and processing all post audit trade claims.
  • Process rebate accruals and payments.
  • Provide P&L fluctuation analysis for bad debt expense and DSO to FP&A and business partners.
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations in a timely manner, ensuring all items are supported and properly accounted for in accordance with US GAAP
  • Assist in the preparation for audit including verification of transactions; ensure adequate documentation.
  • Approve and post weekly commission runs. Execute commission statement distribution.
  • Serve as D365 system lead for commission calculation/reporting tool.
  • Manage consumer division slotting spend.
  • Perform Ad hoc projects as requested.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 4-6 years relevant accounting experience required
  • Previous DSD experience desirable
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics or D365 ERP system preferred, but not required
  • Experience in Microsoft Power BI
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP
  • Excellent analytical skills; strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills working with large amounts of data
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently 


Peet’s Coffee Home Office is a fully vaccinated worksite. We require any new hire who will work from our Home Office to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning employment with Peet’s, consistent with applicable law. Additional information will be provided upon acceptance of offer.


Peet’s Home Office is a Hybrid worksite,  which requires any Home Office employees to work onsite 2 days a week with the exception of any fully-remote role.


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