Accounting Specialist 



Jonas Paul Eyewear is an award-winning e-commerce company aiming to provide function and new form to children’s vision with fun, fashion-forward eyewear options. JPE was founded by Ben and Laura Harrison in an effort to find stylish eyewear for their visually impaired son, Jonas. Unfortunately,  finding such options did not exist within the children’s optical market. Since its founding in 2013, JPE has been featured on NBC Today & Nightly News, The Wall Street Journal, INC 5000, Forbes, Redbook, and many other publications. It has garnered numerous awards for its social responsibility and design. Jonas Paul Eyewear also provides sight to those in need through its Buy Sight, Give Sight program, which has impacted over 934,702 children and families world-wide.


Jonas Paul Eyewear is looking for an Accounting Specialist who will work with other team members to manage accounts receivable, assist with accounts payable, as well as account reconciliation and general ledger accounting.  The Accounting Specialist will report to the Finance Controller.


  • Invoice wholesale customers
  • Process and organize vendor invoices to ensure bills are paid and received in a timely manner
  • Prepare account reconciliations
  • Assist with month end close process
  • Follow internal accounting procedures and policies to ensure financial security is maintained
  • Assist with inventory counts and costing
  • Prepare miscellaneous financial reports


    • Self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize projects and tasks appropriately
    • Extremely organized, detailed oriented, and self-motivated
    • Ability to thoroughly analyze and research information with a "can-do" attitude
    • Strong computer skills including accounting databases, Excel, and other software
    • Quickbooks experience a plus
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Bachelor’s Degree (or currently pursuing) in Accounting, Finance, or related field

      DETAILS :

      • Estimated Start Date: ASAP
      • Part Time, flexible (20-29 hours per week)
      • Compensation based on previous experience and expertise
      • Based in Grand Rapids, MI 

      NEXT STEPS : If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a single PDF document containing a cover letter and a résumé to with the subject line “Accounting Specialist [Applicant’s Name].”