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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 28, 2024

About The Company

Gwyneth Paltrow launched goop from her kitchen as a homespun weekly newsletter. It’s grown a lot since then; goop is a lifestyle platform encompassing curated products and content about beauty, wellness, fashion, food, and home. Pioneering the contextual commerce platform, goop allows readers to shop with meaning. goop is one of the rare places on the web where food, shopping, and mindfulness collide—where the ever-evolving intent is to make every choice count. We’re all resource-strapped, so goop hopes to surface the very best experiences, recipes, products, and advice.

About You

You are a bright and meticulous individual with a keen attention to detail. You understand the importance of accuracy and integrity within accounting, and pride yourself on your ability to interpret complex data and provide actionable insights to support informed decision-making. You are looking for a role with room to grow and ample opportunity to learn and impact all aspects of the financial cycle.

About The Role

As a Senior Accountant at goop, you'll be instrumental in managing the full-cycle accounting processes. This role requires a mix of advanced excel skills, analytical prowess, accounting knowledge, and organizational skills to support efficiency and accuracy companywide. You will support the Senior Accounting Manager, working closely with stakeholders across the company to ensure the accuracy and integrity of our accounting operations.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with GAAP.
  • Month-end and Year-end Close: Take a leading role in executing the month-end and year-end closing processes, including AP and AR reconciliations, fixed assets and prepaid expenses, accruals, and T&E reconciliations.
  • Internal Controls: Establish, Improve, and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Audit Support: Serve as a primary point of contact for external auditors during annual audits, providing documentation and support as needed.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline financial processes and enhance efficiency, implementing improvements as appropriate.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with colleagues in other departments, such as marketing, operations, retail, strategic partnerships, and product development, to support their financial needs and provide insights to drive business decisions.
  • Ad-hoc Projects: Participate in special projects and initiatives as assigned by management, leveraging financial expertise to contribute to the company's strategic objectives.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance with 4-5 years of accounting/finance experience with 1-2 years as an experienced senior.; CPA and Big 4 experience are a plus.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and the full Budgeting & Accounting Cycles.
  • Must be software savvy and able to reconcile data between multiple systems.
  • Advanced Excel skills – i.e. VLOOKUP’s, pivots, sumifs, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Flexible, strategic team player with high integrity and ethical standards, who is also able and willing to be extremely hands-on.
  • Exposure or use of NetSuite preferred.


  • Compensation: $90,000 - $110,000 + Equity. This is a full time, exempt role. Please note that this range represents the low and high end of the anticipated base salary range for the Los Angeles, CA based position. Goop, in good faith, reasonably expects to pay the position within this salary range. Goop provides the salary range in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. The actual base salary will depend on numerous factors such as: experience, training, knowledge and skills, and if the location of the job changes.
  • Benefits: Generous health benefits package, fertility benefits and paid parental leave.
  • Perks: “goopcation” paid company summer break, generous goop discounts, special offers with brand partners, access to custom lifestyle resources and events, and a beautiful work space in Santa Monica
  • Work Philosophy: At goop we believe that creativity, innovation and camaraderie are essential to our business, our culture and our employee’s growth and development. With our Hybrid Work Policy, we are committed to promoting collaboration, productivity and employee well-being by maximizing the benefits of both in-person and remote work. We are in office Tuesdays and Thursdays, as well as Mondays for those within a 15-mile radius of our Santa Monica office.

goop is an Equal Opportunity Employer. goop does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. All information provided by the applicant is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the terms of our CCPA Notice for Job Candidates. Job Disclosures: No applicant disclosures related to physical requirements or ADA-related considerations are relevant for this role