Finance Associate/Account Receivable

The philosophy at Kerri Rosenthal is simple, “We make people happy by making stuff that makes us happy.” This along with Kerri’s contagious energy and love of color, design and style is at the heart of all that she creates. Her original art ignites an unforgettable sense of individuality, warmth, and personality that then transforms into an entire lifestyle that people can't seem to get enough of.


The KR team is currently looking for a candidate who can match this energy and lead our Production and PD teams. The team works within an exciting, dynamic, and fast paced environment to champion quality, celebrate the artistry of product and manage it from start to finish in a profitable manner. With an eye for detail, discipline, and accuracy to deliver a product that delights our customers. This is a foundational role that is integral to the growth of Kerri’s art and vision.


Finance Associate/Accounts Receivable

As Finance Associate/Accounts Receivable reporting to the president and owner, you’ll be responsible for a variety of tasks including:

AR/collections (40%)

  • Oversee collection of A/R (Factored and Non-Factored); follow up with past due accounts, alert management as necessary
  • Closely oversee collections of Non-Factored accounts- collection of deposits from Non-Factored accounts within five (5) business days of season close
  • Work with Sales Team to identify Factored customers for each Season
  • Submit credit requests
  • Alert operations of approved orders to be fulfilled
  • Prepare and send invoices to factored customers and Factor (some sent through EDI or portals)
  • Record remittances, note differences (including chargebacks to be disputed)
  • Reconcile Payments from Factor to remittances
  • Prepare weekly A/R aging summary for management
  • Run Inventory reports from Shopify and discuss aging with management
  • Provide Wholesale A/R detail including majors and receivable from Factor

Daily/Weekly Reporting (25%)

  • Liaise with sales tax provider on a timely basis
  • Ad hoc reporting and financial analysis for management
  • Provided in time preparation of annual plan and forecasts
  • Assist sales in the calculation, invoicing and collection of deposits for prepay customers

Month End Close (20%)

  • Work closely with bookkeeper to reconcile cash receipts
  • Run various monthly reports from Shopify and reconcile
  • Adjust sales for deposits collected, paid and unfulfilled sales
  • Assist CFO in preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Reconcile sales against payments received from: Shopify, Amazon, and any other portals
  • Reconcile credit card purchases against approved expenses

Accounts Payable (15%)

  • Pay all approved invoices on a timely basis, follow up for approvals as needed
  • Maintain detailed A/P log with amounts and due dates
  • Track A/P six (6) months out for major vendors- alert management of large payments coming due
  • Work with department heads to ensure best terms are achieved

Required Skills & Experience

  • 4-7 years in an Accounts Receivable/Finance Associate or similar accounting/collections/bookkeeping role
  • At least one year of experience with Shopify.
  • Direct/hands-on experience and successful track record with collections
  • Strong reporting skills, including identifying new reports for critical business use
  • Windows and advanced Excel Proficiency
  • ERP experience a plus
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Flexibility and problem-solving ability a must
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, start-up environment