Manager, Corporate Accounting

Santa Monica, CA

At Beautycounter, we go beyond clean to get safer beauty into the hands of everyone. Launched in 2013 as a direct-to-consumer beauty brand and acquired by the Carlyle Group in April 2021, we develop and distribute roughly 100 beauty products across skin care, makeup, and personal care, serving both the United States and Canada.   

In addition to our Never List™, which excludes over 1,800 questionable ingredients from our formulations, we’ve established a rigorous set of safety standards for both our products and our manufacturing partners. And, through our advocacy efforts, we’ve helped introduce more health-protective legislation to the beauty industry. 

Beautycounter is proud to be a Certified B Corporation that’s committed to more sustainable packaging, responsible sourcing, and a policy of total transparency. Awards include Fast Company's Most Innovative, Allure's Best of Beauty, Glamour's Beauty Awards, Refinery29's Innovators List, WWD's 2019 Best-Performing Beauty Company, and CNBC's Disruptor 50.  

The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager will require strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

In This Role You Will:

  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Assist the general ledger group to ensure all financial close deadlines are met.
  • Partner closely with FP&A and Financial Reporting teams around monthly variance analysis, management reporting, and GAAP reporting
  • Prepare and review all types of monthly journal entries.
  • Prepare and review monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Perform various ad hoc analysis for senior management.
  • Review and document internal controls
  • Prepare revenue recognition and ASC 606 technical accounting memos
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Work with the Assistant Controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Support Assistant Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements.


  • BS in Accounting or Business required.
  • CPA and/or audit firm experience preferred.
  • 5+ years of accounting work experience required.
  • Proficiency with ERPs, GL software, Excel. Prior experience with SAP preferred.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to make decisions, exercise judgment, and interface effectively with all levels of staff.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.

Pay: $101,000 - $139,000 for work locations in the United States, with individual pay determined by several factors including, but not limited to, job-related skills, experience, education, and training. Salary ranges are determined in good faith by role, level, and location. As a remote-eligible job, salary ranges for specific locations will be provided upon request.

Bonus: Additional compensation includes an annual discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance.

Benefits at Beautycounter:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance effective the 1st of the month following hire date
  • Bc paid and supplemental life and AD&D insurance
  • Bc contribution to HSA plan (if enrolled in HSA compatible plan)
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • Health & Wellness support for all employees (at no cost!) through Modern Health
  • 401(k) plan with company match following 90 days of employment
  • Unlimited Vacation for Exempt Associates (or 15 days Paid Time Off for Non-Exempt Associates)
  • 14 Company Paid Holidays per year
  • 20 hours of Paid Volunteer Time off per year

At Beautycounter we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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