Finance Manager

Watsonville, California | Full-Time

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Oz Distribution in Santa Cruz CA is one of the leading producers and distributors of legal cannabis products to dispensaries across the state of California. We are looking for a Finance Manager to lead our Accounting department and we offer growth potential and broad opportunity for career development.

If you are an experienced accounting professional committed to excellence, with the energy and drive to support and propel a leading player in a growing market then come join us at Oz! Thank you for your consideration, and we hope to hear from you!

As a key member of our team, you will be a multi-tasking Finance Manager who is hands-on and detail-oriented while managing all accounting operations and financial reporting. You should be a creative problem solver, defining processes where needed and optimizing those that need improvement. With your strong working knowledge of cost accounting, budgeting and reporting you will be responsible for all finance and accounting activities, and human resources (HR).



  • Manage A/P, A/R, and Cash Management / Banking;
  • Accounts Receivable: Invoice customers, record payments, and manage collections
  • Accounts Payable: Manage supplier and recurring payments and payroll preparation and processing, and cash forecasting
  • Responsible for the timely completion of Monthly, Quarterly, and Year-End Financial Close
  • Maintain the general ledger, perform the monthly close
  • Financial statements and management reporting: Produce monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and analyze trends and variances
  • Manage and ensure accuracy of all financial systems, processes and records
  • Develop and monitor budgets and weekly flash reports and dashboards
  • Be a part of the management team, solving problems and identifying process improvements
  • Work closely with outside tax preparation, consulting, and independent accountants
  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Oversee and coordinate all financial activities and personnel



As our Financial Manager you would have a bachelor and/or master's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 7+ years of progressively responsible experience at a venture-funded startup and/or larger company. You should have experience in partnering with an executive team, ability to communicate clearly the business state and forecast through standard and custom reports as needed, and have excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • 7+ years’ experience in accounting
  • Experience in manufacturing, wholesale, cannabis a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance
  • Solid experience with ERP systems (Odoo, Oracle, SAP, et.c.)
  • Excellent leadership abilities with proven ability to influence
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP
  • Deadline focused and detail-oriented


Job Type:

Full-time, Santa Cruz headquarters ; $80,000 - $95,000 per year

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00 per year


  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus Pay

COVID-19 considerations:
Our business is designated as an essential business per Santa Cruz City and County, as such we have implemented a policy closely following CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus.


  • relevant: 5 years (Required)


  • Master's (Preferred)

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

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