Accounting Manager

About iHerb:
iHerb is one of the leading global e-commerce retailers with its emphasis on Nutritional and Wellness products. Our mission is simple…providing the best overall value for natural products through "e-simplicity." Our values can be best defined as an environment in constant and continuous pursuit to conscientiously meet the needs of our customers, business partners, and team members while doing our part to safeguard the environment.

Job Summary:
The Accounting Manager establishes financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information; managing staff. The position 

Job Expectations:
  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the general accounting department staff
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information, including the completion of all balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist the VP, Corporate Controller in the daily payment approvals and banking activities
  • Manage the fixed asset system to ensure additions, disposals, impairments are accurately recorded and depreciated
  • Support budget and forecasting activities
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures (i.e., robotic process automation) and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Work with the VP, Corporate Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit
  • Supervise general accounting staff to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and system functions to ensure enforcement of proper accounting methods and policies
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed
  • Work with each direct reports to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff
  • Support VP, Corporate Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Career path to lead to the Corporate Controllership

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient with spreadsheets, documents, presentations
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  •  Proficiency with Google and Microsoft Office applications
Experience Requirements:
  • Generally requires a minimum five (5) to seven (7) years of general accounting experience with at least four (4) years in a supervisory role 
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or related field in Accounting is required 
  • Certified Public Accountant license or in process of completion is required


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