We are currently seeking a highly organized, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Part-Time Staff Accountant. In this role, you will be responsible for various accounting functions, including preparing sales invoices, processing vendor invoices and reconciling bank and credit card statements. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in maintaining accurate financial records and assisting with month-end close procedures. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. Applicant must be local to the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN area.

What You’ll Do:

  • Prepare sales invoices to be sent to clients, ensuring accurate and timely invoicing.
  • Process vendor invoices for payment in the accounting system, ensuring accuracy and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Perform bank reconciliations to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial transactions.
  • Review and process employee expense reimbursements, verifying supporting documentation and compliance with expense policies.
  • Enter time entries by client/project in the accounting system, maintaining detailed records for billing purposes.
  • Code credit card transactions and collect receipts, ensuring proper expense classification and documentation.
  • Assist with month-end close activities, including journal entries, accruals, and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare month-end financial statements, including balance sheets and income statements.
  • Prepare client profitability reports.
  • Assist with quarterly sales tax submissions, ensuring compliance with applicable tax laws and regulations.
  • Support ad hoc projects and initiatives as needed.

What You Bring:

  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and financial reporting standards.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to learn and work remotely and independently
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including but not limited to formulas and functions (vlookups, sumifs, text to columns, conditional formatting, etc) and data analysis tools (pivot tables, filtering, and sorting).
  • Recent experience with cloud-based accounting software applications, Quickbooks Online a plus.
  • Comfort with Mac OS and Google Drive
  • 4+ years of relevant experience, exposure to public accounting a plus.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Availability of 20-25 hours per week during core business hours (9am-4pm)

Who are we?

Ingredient is a full-service digital marketing agency located in Minneapolis, MN. We drive profitable connections between brands and consumers by creating scroll-stopping content that inspires deeper, more valuable engagement — from following on social to signing up for email to joining loyalty programs.

There will also be accounting work for our sister company, Stunt Puppy which is a small manufacturing and sales, direct to consumer brand, focused on active dogs and their owners.

Our Vision

We aspire to be a champion for our clients and to work with brands and companies we admire. We create work that elevates their success while allowing us to enjoy personal and professional fulfillment and build a sustainable organization recognized as a leader in food content marketing.

Our Values

We value those who work with honesty and integrity, who engender trust in their peers, who thrive in an atmosphere of collaborative teamwork, who are motivated to achieve our shared goals, and who recognize and respect the unique contributions and life experience we each bring to our success.

What do we offer?

At Ingredient, we believe that eliminating systemic inequality and injustice towards underrepresented groups can only be attained when all aspects of our society are brought to bear: public, private, and personal. As part of our ongoing commitment to being a positive force for change, we encourage people from BIPOC and/or the LGBTQ communities, people with disabilities, and anyone from any marginalized group to apply for this position.

We want you to bring your whole self to work. As a part of that commitment, we provide 20 hours of paid time per year for you to invest your time in your community. Take a Tuesday to clean up the park with your neighborhood group. Spend time Thursday mornings tutoring young people at a school that speaks to you. You get to pick. We support you. Just let us know when you’ll use this time so we can cheer you on.

We offer paid time off and holidays, 401(k), health and dental insurance, and flexible spending account.

Hourly Rate

In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the hourly compensation range for this position is $26.50 - $33.50, exclusive of fringe benefits. Your compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, skills, education, and/or experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer.

How do we work?

Together, as a team. We collaborate. The work we do requires that we all participate and do our best work. At Ingredient each person is heard and respected. If you are invited to a meeting it is because we want you in the room (or on the Zoom) and want you to contribute.

At times, there will be meetings that are essential for you to attend in person. We expect that when important in-person meetings occur, you will be in the office. On days when there isn’t a need to be onsite, working from home is always an option.