Director, Cost Accounting

Location: Chicago, IL

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Job Posted
Jul 01, 2024
Company: Green Thumb Industries

Company & Role Overview


The Role


  • Manage the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close process for costing and inventory modules, to ensure accuracy of transactions, journal entries, account analysis, and reconciliations, processes, and procedures documentation, as applicable.
  • Lead and/or participate on cross-functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity, and quality, while reducing costs
  • Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  • Generate accurate and timely inventory and costing reports to support continuous improvement initiatives in the operations team.
  • Serve as an expert on cost accounting and inventory accounting issues and related standard processes and procedures.
  • Ensures that inventory is properly valued on the balance sheet including the establishment of required reserves.
  • Lead the team on new processes and system implementations, acting as a subject matter expert in reporting and inventory and control.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors, providing various analysis and audit schedules to ensure compliance with internal control procedures.
  • Proactively find solutions and create best practices for the cost accounting function.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports, perform research on cost accounting questions, and contribute to special projects, as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or related field
    • CPA, CMA or MBA preferred
  • 8+ years of cost accounting experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills in GAAP and public company reporting requirements
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative, and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense, and resourcefulness.
  • Adaptive problem solver who effectively navigates change and ambiguity; decides and acts without having the picture totally defined; appropriately changes strategy in response to new information
  • Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
  • Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI
  • Ability to travel 10-15%

Additional Requirements

  • Must pass any and all required background checks
  • Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Paid Time Off, Company Discounts, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Free Snacks / Drinks, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Lunch & Learns, Paid Parental Leave, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote

Working Environment

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About Green Thumb Industries

Calling all curious, collaborative, compassionate, boundary-pushing, trustworthy stewards: There’s a place for you.

Join us on our mission to promote well-being through the power of cannabis while giving back to the communities in which we serve.

People are everything at Green Thumb. Some of us nurture plants while others pore over legal documents or open new stores. A few things we have in common? We’re stewards of the plant, a happy and humble bunch and genuinely love what we do.