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Financial Accountant


Posted by Sea to Summit on 02/08/2024

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Outdoor

Job Categories: Accounting, Admin/Clerical

Company Type: Accessories

State: CO

City: Boulder


Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $65,000 - $85,000

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

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Job Description & Requirements

Sea to Summit is an award-winning Australian brand and manufacturer of ingeniously designed omni-terrain outdoor gear. We are constantly working towards creating the perfect balance of weight, durability, packability, and our products are field-tested in the world’s most demanding environments.  Sea to Summit was established in 1990 and currently has offices in Western Australia, North America, Germany, and China. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a highly organized individual who has a passion for journal entries, numbers and spreadsheets to join our team as our Financial Accountant in the Boulder, CO office. 

The Financial Accountant is an integral part of the Finance team, working autonomously at times while having the authority to formulate solutions and make decisions within reason. This position is responsible for analyzing cash flows, planning and tracking accounts payable, performing account reconciliations, and assisting in supporting a five business day monthly close.  The Financial Accountant has excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and ensures the accuracy and integrity of financial transactions. This position develops and implements accounting best practices and assists the Finance Manager and Senior Financial Analyst with other requests as needed. 

The Financial Accountant reports directly to the Finance Manager. This position will work in tandem with various departments and maintain a flexible attitude, supporting all the work that helps in achieving organizational goals. 

The ideal candidate has the following attributes: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Accounting or Finance or equivalent years of experience 
  • 4+ years experience in accounting or a related field 
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong time management skills. 
  • Ability to read and analyze financial reports. 
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office skills with advanced Excel skills 
  • Ability to exercise integrity and discretion with sensitive information. 
  • Communicate effectively verbally or in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Possess a friendly and positive attitude. 
  • Flexible and adaptable when facing changing priorities in a fast paced environment. 
  • Knowledge of Accounting Software and ERP systems such as SAP preferable. 
This is a full-time office-based position (with opportunity for 1-2 remote work days per week); located in Boulder, Colorado. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement match, EAPs, paid time off, community service leave, paid holidays, gear allowance and some other great perks. The salary range for this role is $65,000 - $85,000 with the starting salary around the mid point of this range.

Sea to Summit is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

This job posting is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualification associated with the job. 

About Sea to Summit

Sea to Summit is an innovative design and product development company that engineers a wide range of intuitively simple products that help make time in the outdoors fun, efficient and comfortable. Outdoor enthusiasts and active travellers purchase our products in over 60 countries through diverse retail channels. In our 36 years of operation, Sea to Summit has become an award-winning global brand, recognised internationally as an industry leader in product design and business innovation.  Sea to Summit

Significant growth and international recognition haven diminished our start-up spirit though still a highly creative, fully collaborative team with a radically innovative approach that mirrors the hungry, young company of our roots.

We'e a dynamic business with offices in Australia, Germany, China and Hong Kong.