Senior Staff Accountant

Date: May 9, 2023


Company: Pelican Products, Inc.


Salary Range [ 88,000 - $100,000 ] 



Under minimal supervision, performs monthly account reconciliations, supervises staff accountants, performs variance analysis, and assists with monthly closing and preparation of the consolidated financial statements. Will also review standard costing, assist with the completion of government reports, and assist with the quarterly reviews and annual financial audit.



  • Performs monthly account reconciliations and prepare supporting documentation and detail.
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Conducts variance analysis on general ledger accounts and identifies and resolves discrepancies.
  • Prepares certain local tax filings and state sales and use tax filings.
  • Monitors capital projects, settles and posts monthly journal entries related to fixed assets and prepares month-end schedules, including running monthly depreciation.
  • Assists with monthly closing, including preparing and inputting journal entries and intercompany account reconciliations.
  • Supervises staff accountants.
  • Assists with the preparation of the consolidated financial statements.
  • Assists with providing data for purposes of estimating and budgeting costs for research and products development, projecting costs of new processes, construction and tooling.
  • Prepares quarterly and year-end audit schedules and assists and responds to audit inquiries.
  • Assists in responding to government reports and prepares supporting schedules.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field; CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in general and cost accounting, preferably in a manufacturing environment; or 2-4 years’ experience in public accounting in an audit role.
  • Advanced knowledge of Accounting principles and procedures.
  • Consolidation experience preferred.
  • Advanced analytical and organizational skills and must be detail oriented.
  • Must be proficient with Excel; experience with SAP or large ERP system preferred.



  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours. Must be able to work evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ensures that staff is contributing at maximum potential through rigorous hiring practices and an emphasis on training and development initiatives, including coaching and counseling direct reports in their performance and professional development, with final authority for approving pay increases, hiring decisions and disciplinary actions.
  • Emphasizes ethical leadership and decision-making to protect Pelican’s brand and reputation.
  • Establishes challenging, productive and achievable goals for direct reports; measure results by establishing checkpoints to track progress.



  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays 
  • 401k plan – with a 4% immediate match 
  • Tuition Assistance Program 
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican! 
  • Prime location – minutes away from the beach!
  • Amazing employee discount program on Pelican Products 
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers. 
  • Wellness Discount Program 
  • Access to Exclusive Branded Pelican Apparel store  
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network. 
  • And more… 



The approximate base compensation range is shown above. The actual offer may vary based on skills, experience and location.

Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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