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Job Description

Location: RTP, NC (Hybrid – 2 days a week in office)

Type: Full-Time

Industry: Internet based Print-on-Demand and Self-Publishing

Staff Accountant

Lulu Press is dedicated to making the world a better place, one book at a time through sustainable practices, innovative print-on-demand products, and a commitment to excellent service. We use cutting-edge technology to produce high-quality eBooks and print-on-demand products via sustainable sourcing and environmentally conscious manufacturing practices.

We’re currently seeking a Staff Accountant on our Accounting team. In this role, you will primarily oversee our payroll processing and ensure timely reporting and payment of sales tax, VAT, and GST. In this role, you’ll be responsible for meticulously reviewing employee information and hours worked, reconciling wages, general ledger duties, and managing the preparation and processing of employee payments through our payroll vendor, ADP. Additionally, you’ll play a key role in ensuring accurate reporting and payment of sales tax, VAT, and GST using our vendor, Avalara.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Indirect Taxes: Manage and ensure compliance with indirect taxes including VAT, GST, and Sales taxes. Summarize and upload data for tax return preparation by Avalara.
  • Payroll Processing: Oversee semi-monthly payroll processing through ADP, including reviewing employee information and verification of time reporting, wages paid, authorized deductions.
  • General Ledger: Maintain and oversee the accuracy of the general ledger as related to indirect tax liabilities and payroll and employee benefits accounts. Prepare monthly bank reconciliation and related journal entries.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in Key Responsibilities, with a focus on general ledger, reconciliations, and journal entries
  • Experience with indirect taxes (VAT, GST, Sales taxes)
  • Proficiency in accounting software (NetSuite preferred) and payroll systems (ADP preferred)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a hybrid environment, with approximately 2 days in the office per week

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA accounts, voluntary benefits, unlimited PTO, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with company match.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

Lulu Press is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in our workplace. We embrace the differences that make us unique individuals by welcoming the variety of perspectives our employees bring to the table. We know these perspectives can bring us together to solve problems and drive innovation.

Lulu Press is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, social class, physical ability, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, political beliefs, and other characteristics protected by federal / state / and local laws.

Please note: We are only able to consider candidates that live in the state of North Carolina (US) and local to Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and surrounding areas. Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. as we are unable to sponsor or assume sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time or in the future.