Staff Accountant

| Santa Monica
 
FIGS is looking for a Staff Accountant to collaborate with the Accounting Manager(s) on our month-end financial close, accounts payable, financial reporting, external audits, and other vital Finance and Accounting functions and processes. We are looking for someone who can thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, startup environment to help take the function of the Finance team to the next level. The ideal candidate will be a successful, curious and proactive Accountant who wants to continue building their Accounting career. The role will report directly to FIGS’ Manager of Accounting. 
 
What You’ll Do: 
  • Prepare journal entries and supporting documentation as part of the monthly financial close process
  • Gain experience in full cycle accounting: revenue recognition, treasury, inventory and COGS, expense accruals
  • Prepare general ledger and bank account reconciliations, schedules to assist in the annual financial statement audit
  • Assist with supplier administration related to corporate accounts payable
  • Onboard new suppliers and maintain existing vendors
  • Conduct payables and vendor research (e.g. obtain W-9s/W-8s, confirm tax form completeness and determine accurate withholding rates if applicable, validate banking information, TIN Match, audit vendor statements)
  • Identify duplicate or inactive vendors, miscoded vendor classes and income codes, or opportunities for electronic and credit card payment
  • Determine if the vendor addition fulfills IRS 1099 reporting requirements
  • Validate and process all requests for vendor changes including changes to address, vendor names, 1099 status, etc.
  • Include verification of all documentation and assure that the payment is directed to the appropriate taxing authority
  • Ensures compliance with our Global Supplier Maintenance policy
  • Process full cycle accounts payable invoices—including 3-way match invoices
  • Correctly code vendor invoices
  • Resolution of supplier invoicing and payment issues as needed
  • Review, analyze, and respond to external/internal supplier inquiries and perform supplier statement of account reconciliations
  • Ad hoc projects as needed 
 
Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or relevant field
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience (public accounting experience is a plus)
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and ERP systems (NetSuite experience is a plus)
  • Ability to work with high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • Customer service-oriented person who focuses on quality communication and attention to detail
  • Forward-looking thinker who can articulate the need for and implement process improvements
  • Confidentiality, diplomacy, reliability, and flexibility are requirements for success in this role
 
Other must haves: 
  • Positive attitude
  • Proven work ethic and integrity
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Desire to excel and grow with FIGS
  • 100% Awesome. Like our scrubs
  • Team player with an egoless nature
 
Please apply with your cover letter and resume to be considered.
A little bit about us… 
The $50 billion medical apparel industry is antiquated, highly fragmented and, until FIGS, was driven solely by low-cost providers offering a limited selection of poor quality products sold through third party distributors. FIGS is revolutionizing the medical apparel industry by creating the highest quality medical apparel in the world and by selling directly to medical professionals through our branded ecommerce site. 
FIGS’ foundation is built on product quality, and we have a relentless focus on three key areas: fabric, fit and function. We developed our proprietary, performance-oriented fabric technology to meet the demands of the medical profession. FIGS’ Core Collection fabric is antimicrobial, wrinkle resistant, stain and liquid repellant, moisture-wicking, odor proof, lightweight, breathable and offers four-way stretch. Our designs are tailored, sophisticated and innovative, incorporating features such as yoga waistbands, smart storage (pockets, zippers, hidden pockets) and inspirational sayings inside each garment that appeal to modern healthcare professionals. 
By offering a branded and customer-centric online shopping experience, we are changing how medical professionals buy their workwear. Through our website, social media, and participation in medical conferences and events, we have built a strong following within the medical community and a meaningful connection with our customers, which allows us to understand their needs and to ensure that FIGS is continuously improving and innovating. 
FIGS’ Threads for Threads initiative is central to our mission. FIGS has donated hundreds of thousands of scrubs to healthcare providers in need in over 35 countries. 

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Location

FIGS is conveniently located in Santa Monica a short walk from the Bergamont train station, food trucks, and restaurants.

An Insider's view of FIGS

What are some social events your company does?

FIGS is a super social company! The team regularly puts on happy hours or parties and I’ve met some of my best friends at FIGS this way. One of my FAVORITE things is the volunteering we've done. We’ve done beach cleanups in the past and regularly go to hand out coffee, snacks and other treats to hospital employees as a thank you!

Mary

Social Media Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is so important and can happen so easily. In the cafe grabbing a coffee, over Slack between meetings. We're always talking, exchanging ideas and building on them together.

Sara

Director of Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

At FIGS everyone is treated like an owner and empowered to take on more responsibility. You don't hear the word "no" often and hard work is always recognized. I started as a social media manager here at FIGS and am now the VP of Brand. It's been the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life.

Jenny

VP of Brand

What is your vision for the company?

FIGS is transforming the healthcare experience through design, community and innovative technology. We have revolutionized the medical apparel industry and are working to establish FIGS as one of the most iconic, formidable brands in the world.

Heather and Trina

Co-CEO's

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe that you create the world you want to live in and that ethos is shared by everyone who works at FIGS. We are a team of doers, think outside of the box-ers and innovators. We encourage our team to think like owners, to contribute ideas fearlessly and to always ask, "What's next?"

Heather and Trina

Co-CEO's

What are FIGS Perks + Benefits

FIGS Benefits Overview

The FIGS Team has an awesome culture and perks to keep it alive.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
FIGS has a D&I and Culture committee to organize events for Team FIGS! Keeping the fun alive in and out of the office.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
FIGS provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Guideline. We match 100% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
FIGS hourly employees receive up to 10 days per year of paid time off based on hours worked.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per month and other celebrations.
Parking

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to the list, we provide some unique perks!
- Peloton bikes and fitness equipment on site available for use.
- Employee discount on our amazing scrubs.
- 50% subsidy on doggie daycare close to the office.
- Annual on-site flu shots.

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