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Accounting Manager

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Job Description: 

California Specialty Farms, a well established produce wholesaler ,is looking for an experienced Accounting Manager to join our team. The right individual will have experience with the fresh produce industry and multi-state or nationwide operations. The company is looking to grow in the near future and is searching for someone who’s committed to helping them reach their goals. 

Location: LA Produce Terminal Market in Los Angeels, CA, NOT REMOTE

Some of the duties performed include but are not limited to the following:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Works with financial Analyst ensuring CPA has all financial information by the 14th day of the month for the prior month's business.
  • Maintains the general ledger
  • Work closely with AP to ensure accurate recording of AP batches and approve, verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Review and authorize customer terms and conditions, conferring with GM & President for new customer approval and new & current customer terms as needed
  • Work closely with AR to ensure accurate recoding of transactions related to customer accounts including receipt and correct recording of customer payments

Licensing & Insurance:

  • Maintain & update driving records, driver's licenses and insurance info for employees who drive their own or company-owned vehicles on company time.
  • Ensure all business licenses, certificates, and audits are up to date and posted per the law.
  • Ensure that all current and new vehicles are insured and have ID cards. Any old/out of service are dropped.

Additional responsibilities

  • Reconcile benefit vendor invoices monthly and address any discrepancies
  • Perform Worker's Comp Audits.
  • Distribute New Customer Applications and review completed applications.
  • Research new customer applicants via the Blue Book, call references, banks, etc.


  • Demonstrated understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work, plan ahead, manage multiple projects, and effectively respond to changing priorities.
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity and attention to detail in all aspects of the position.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related accounting software programs related to the perishable food industry
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; possess active listening skills.
  • Must be Bilingual in English and Spanish


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 5 to 7 years of accounting experience

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

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