Company Overview

Obōz Footwear is a wholesale brand founded in 2007. Bozeman, Montana is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise and it’s our home. It's what motivates us to lace up daily and explore the 18 million acres of Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem that surround us. A vast and breathtaking landscape just waiting to be explored on two feet. Bozeman is where it all started and it’s what inspired our name. Outside + Bozeman = Obōz. 

True to the Trail, and the four points of our compass; our people, your foot, the community, and the experience, guide everything we do.

Position Overview

The Accounting Associate is responsible for a variety of day-to-day accounting duties with a primary focus on Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.  Reporting to the Controller, this position is full-time, based in our office in Bozeman, Montana. 

Your Impact

The primary functions of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Code and enter invoices and process weekly payments in a timely and accurate manner in our ERP system.
  • Reconcile expense reports, credit card statements and vendor accounts.
  • Set up new vendors.
  • Prepare 1099 forms
  • Prepare cash deposits and enter cash receipts in our ERP system.
  • Invoice daily shipments.
  • Process credit card payments and reconcile daily credit card deposits.
  • Follow up with customers on past due invoices.
  • Mail, file and organize accounting records. 
  • Support Controller with other related duties as assigned.   
  • Mail, file and organize accounting records. 
  • Support Controller with other related duties as assigned.

What You Bring

  • Associates degree or higher in related field, such as accounting with at least 3 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Excellent data entry skills.
  • Fast learner with the ability to learn new systems, specifically ERP systems.
  • Proficient use of MS Excel to accomplish essential job duties.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment that requires a high degree of multi-tasking.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentially. 

Company Social Responsibility

  • Follow all company procedures and policies as specified in the Oboz company handbook
  • Display an active commitment towards brand purpose and values
  • Promote and enhance the image of Oboz at all times
  • Support Oboz efforts to be a more sustainable company
  • Feels empowered to introduce new ideas for innovation
  • Supports the promotion of human rights throughout the business
  • Supports Oboz efforts to be a socially responsible company
  • Acts without delay to address serious human rights and labor rights violations that threaten the safety and wellbeing of Oboz employees, customers or those working in factories as part of the Oboz global supply chain. 

Key Relationships

  • North American outdoor industry retailers and other partners in the market.
  • Obōz Team
  • Kathmandu Departments including: Product, IT, Finance, Marketing, Merchandising.

Sustainability

Sustainability is at the heart of being true to the trail. We love the outdoors, and the way we figure, the more trees the more outdoors for us all to enjoy; so, we plant a tree for every pair of Obōz sold. Our HQ is powered by clean wind energy – 100% of our office power comes from wind farms in Central Idaho and Washington. We carbon-offset our shoe shipments, employee travel and the office utility bill. And, the shoes we don't sell make a difference, too – we donate our unsellable (but still trail-worthy) shoes, partnering with Project Sole and local non-profits to find feet in need.

Company Culture

Oboz has a small but growing family-feel team. We are collaborative and thrive on cross-functional relationships. We care about our customers, the outdoors and each other. Our office is relaxed and non-conventional with a dog-friendly culture and we have world class trails right outside our front door. We love the outdoors, and are passionate about doing the right thing for a more sustainable world for us all to share. We are proud of our amazing brand and we aspire create the best and most comfortable footwear in the world so everyone can enjoy the outdoors with us. We want to share our success with other passionate people who enjoy working in a fast-paced industry and share our company values.

Compensation

As well as amazing footwear benefits and awesome folks to work with, Oboz offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, and vision, 401k retirement and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity

Obōz Footwear is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all applications will be reviewed based on skill and qualifications for the role. As the “True to the Trail” brand, we are committed to being true to our people and hiring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Want to join us? 

Please send your resume and cover letter to Obozcareers@kathmandu.co.nz.  Please enter "Accounting Associate" in the subject line of your application email to identify the role for which you are applying.  Review of resumes will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.