Cresco Labs

Accountant, Travel & Expense

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Jun 20, 2022

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Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine's Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods ("CPG") approach to cannabis, Cresco's house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy's, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside\*, Cresco's national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry's first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.


At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation's cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.


Cresco Labs is seeking a Travel Expense Accountant to join our corporate shared services team in Chicago, IL. The Travel Expense Accountant is responsible for reporting and reconciliation of accounting functions related to Travel Expense and Procurement Card transactions. This individual will analyze transactions to find and resolve any discrepancies. Our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who is highly organized with great attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Assist with month-end close and other operational accounting processes (travel and expense) as needed on an ongoing basis

Prepare journal entries for the monthly financial close

Assist with documentation of business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Assist with implementation of additional business rules and system functionality in travel expense management system

Assist with the continuous improvement of processes and procedures as company expands into new and established markets

Support the year-end financial audit and tax preparation process with external auditors

Work cross functionally with company departments and external partners


Bachelor's in Accounting (preferred), Finance, or Business-related field

1 – 2 years accounting experience (public accounting or relevant corporate accounting experience preferred)

Strong interpersonal skills and consistent follow through on assigned tasks

Experience with financial accounting systems (Intacct, SAP and SAP Concur)

Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required

Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environment

Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner


Cresco Labs requires that all corporate employees be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on or before September 30, 2021. If you are offered and accept a position, you will be required to prove your vaccination status prior to when your employment begins. If you require a medical or religious accommodation with regard to vaccination, please let us know once you receive an offer of employment (if applicable).


Cresco Labs is proud to offer eligible employees a robust offering of benefits including, major medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(K)-match program, FSA/HSA programs, LTD/STD options, life insurance and AD&D. We also offer eligible employees paid holidays and paid time off. Other rewards may include annual discretionary bonuses, stock options as well as participation in our employee discount program. Benefits eligibility for permanent positions may vary by full-time or part-time roles, location, or position.


Must be 21 years of age or older to apply

Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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