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Staff Accountant



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Company Overview

Nitricity is a leading agriculture player committed to delivering sustainable and innovative solutions for farmers worldwide. We provide high-quality fertilizers that enhance crop yields while promoting environmental stewardship. With a solid commitment to sustainable agriculture, we are dedicated to improving food security and reducing the environmental impact of farming practices.

Position Overview

Nitricity is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to support the accounting operations of the company and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills and effective communication abilities. This full-time position, based in Fremont, CA, offers occasional remote work flexibility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Financial Records Management: Maintain and review financial records, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable standards and regulations.
  • Reporting: Prepare financial statements, such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, regularly (monthly, quarterly, and annually).
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, analyzing financial trends to support business planning.
  • Financial Analysis and Advice: Analyze financial data to identify trends, performance metrics, and areas for improvement, providing actionable management insights.
  • Compliance: Ensure financial operations comply with local, state, and federal government regulations.
  • Audit Support: Coordinate with internal and external auditors to facilitate audits and implement recommendations for improving financial practices and processes.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously assess and improve financial processes and controls to enhance efficiency and accuracy.

Skills and Competencies

  • Technical Proficiency: Strong understanding of accounting principles and standards (GAAP).
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze financial data, interpret complex information, and provide concise explanations and solutions.
  • Attention to Detail: High accuracy and attention to detail in preparing and reviewing financial documents.
  • Organizational Skills: Managing multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills for reporting financial information and collaborating with other departments.
  • Technology Skills: Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks), spreadsheets (e.g., Excel), and databases.


  • Education: A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field. A master's degree or professional certifications (such as CPA) may be preferred or required for advanced positions.
  • Experience: 2+ years of accounting or financial expertise.
  • Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Compensation and Benefits

  • $75,000/yr-$85,000/yr
  • Equity package
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 3 weeks of paid time off
  • 7 company holidays
  • 2 floating holidays
  • 401(k) plan with matching contributions
  • Commuter Benefits