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Accounting Manager

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Job Description: 

In operations since 1983, we are family owned and proud to have gained the reputation of “Setting the Standard” in our respective industries. Our companies are vertically integrated to provide full service growing, labor and harvesting services to well-known growers and shippers who provide fruits and vegetables to the nation's leading grocery and food service users. We employ about 80% of our work force utilizing the H-2A Guest Worker program which is presently the only legal solution to fill the growing need for agriculture labor. We are now the largest privately owned employer of H-2A Guest Workers in the United States, managing over 50 housing sites coordinating transportation and food service to over 6,000 guest workers per year. We also have Mexico growing operations providing conventional agriculture products that meet modern LGMA food safety standards and serves as another option to help mitigate the risks of growing and harvesting crops in the United States.

We are seeking a self-directed Accounting Manager looking for growth to undertake all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, and analysis, as well as development and oversight of internal control policies and procedures.

Oversee and perform the month-end financial close to include: journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, analysis, and reporting.

Requires thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles; extensive Excel and General Ledger systems knowledge; Agriculture industry experience a plus; FAMOUS software knowledge a plus; ability to perform in a fast paced high pressure environment; strong verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual preferred but not required.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • 5+ years of experience in general accounting to include balance sheet and income statement.
  • Energetic, knowledgeable, and respectful management style.
  • Strong organizational development skills.
  • Solid understanding of accounting, margin analysis and the ability to develop a system of management cost reports.
  • Knowledge and expertise in FAMOUS (Payroll & Accounting software)
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing responsibilities, meets deadlines and works well under pressure.
  • Proficiency in the English language, verbal and written and ability to communicate with team members and inter-company personnel in Spanish and English.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, electronic mail, FAMOUS, Google Apps, Smartsheet, Evernote and other word and spreadsheet programs.
  • Ability to set priorities, coordinate multiple tasks and organize tasks.
  • Ability to exercise independent professional judgment.
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Proven working experience as an Accounting Manager.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Experience with creating spreadsheets used for analysis
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Field of Study: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent is required
  • Experience: 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance 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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