Staff Accountant (Norwood, MA)

Castle Island Brewing Company is hiring a Staff Accountant to administer the company’s bookkeeping, accounting, and payroll functions. We believe that beer should be inclusive, approachable, and excellent, and we are searching for a like-minded individual who is detail-oriented, thorough, accurate and hungry to help us optimize our accounting function.

The Staff Accountant reports to the VP of Operations and regularly interacts with company Leadership, internal team members, external vendors and service providers, our banking and tax partners, and company investors. This position has additional responsibility for some regulatory reporting and associated tax payments, plus involvement in managing the company’s insurance policies. The Staff Accountant is expected to perform job functions within existing company standard operating procedures (SOPs) and systems while also working to develop and improve them. Experience with GAAP accounting, accounting software, payroll systems, and time tracking software are required.

See below for the job description – If you are interested or know anyone that is interested in the position, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@castleislandbeer.com with the subject line “Staff Accountant.”

Job Tasks

  • Execute company bookkeeping functions, including but not limited to bill entry, invoice creation and distribution, recording incoming payments, handling check and cash deposits, journal entries, and entering accruals
  • Prepare outgoing payments, including checks, ACHs, and wires
  • Run company payroll
  • Manage weekly cash deposits from all taproom locations including cash collection, reconciliation, reporting, and making bank deposits
  • Complete month end close process in a timely manner, including bank and credit card reconciliations, posting adjusting entries, and reviewing all general ledger transactions
  • Prepare and review monthly financial statements with company Leadership
  • Handle reporting and remittance for company sales, excise, and meals taxes
  • Participate in company financial planning and forecasting activities
  • Research and deploy tools for improving accounting and bookkeeping efficiency, including but not limited to technology solutions, low-code/no-code tools, workflow automation, and account consolidation
  • Help lead the company’s transition to new accounting platform
  • Assist with new hire onboarding process as required, including setting up employees in Human Resources Information System (HRIS) platforms, payroll systems and company email
  • Other tasks/projects as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Minimum two years of accounting experience
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with payroll systems and time tracking software
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of and experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system integration, Quickbooks and Point-of-Sale (POS) software a plus, but not required
  • Reliable transportation to brewery locations
  • Must be 21 years or older

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Health, dental, and vision with employer contribution
  • Employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance
  • Paid time off and paid company holidays
  • 401k plan
  • Regular beer, food, and merch allowance

Interested? Sweet! Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@castleislandbeer.com with the subject line “Staff Accountant” (no phone calls or drop-ins please).

Castle Island believes in an inclusive world – and workplace – where people are excellent to each other. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, is totally welcome to join our party.