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Accounting Manager

Raleigh, NC
Senior Level
Murphy’s Naturals is a fast-growing, innovative outdoor products and lifestyle brand based in Raleigh, NC. We create products from responsibly sourced, plant-based ingredients, consistent with our mission to celebrate nature and inspire good through quality natural products. Our products are sold nationally at retail locations as well as online. The company is a Certified B Corporation and 1% For The Planet Member. We embrace the philosophy that companies have the power and obligation to help solve the social and environmental problems we face as a global community. We make a commitment to contribute 2% of gross revenues to goodwill organizations that share our vision of a healthy environment, while supporting the health of our local and global communities.

We are looking for a talented and committed accounting guru to join our growing team. Candidates should have 5+ years of accounting work experience with an operating company, ideally with a manufacturing element. This person must be a self-starter, possess outstanding attention to detail and organization skills, buy into our company’s mission and values, and be willing to make the commitment necessary to lead a team that helps shape the company’s financial infrastructure and internal controls.

Job Summary: 
The Accounting Manager will oversee the accounting function for the company, including maintaining the general ledger, preparing monthly financial reports and account reconciliations, and ensuring compliance with tax authorities. The Accounting Manager will also support the Vice President of Finance in developing budgets, analyzing investment and cost-saving opportunities, and assessing and implementing internal control processes and procedures.


  • Maintain the general ledger and perform general cost accounting 
  • Prepare monthly balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements on a timely basis
  • Develop and implement accounting policies and procedures consistent with industry best practices
  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc financial reports for management, Board of Directors, and other stakeholders
  • Code invoices, set up new accounts, reconcile accounts, and close the monthly books
  • Reconcile bank accounts, verify deposits, and address inquiries from banks
  • Verify and/or complete payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensure payments are charged to the appropriate accounts
  • Provide outside auditors with assistance; gather necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit
  • File tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Coordinate with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommend updates to enhance the accounting software
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (Master’s degree a plus)
  • 5+ years experience in accounting role with an operating company
  • CPA License required
  • Strong command of generally accepted accounting principles and cost accounting
  • Strong Microsoft Excel modeling capabilities 
  • QuickBooks Enterprise experience a plus
  • Purchasing and/or inventory control experience a plus

The ideal candidate has: 

  • A true “team player” mindset
  • The ability to work independently and take initiative in a “start-up” environment
  • A knack for organization, time management, and prioritizing tasks
  • Strong command of generally accepted accounting principles and cost accounting
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • An intuitive ability to calmly and quickly problem-solve 
  • A positive, “get it done” attitude 
  • Deep attention to detail 
  • Discretion and commitment to maintain confidentiality

Hours: Full-Time (40 hrs./week), Monday through Friday

Work Location:  Dock 1053, 1053 E. Whitaker Mill Rd., Raleigh, NC 27604

Murphy’s Naturals is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.