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JOB FILLED - Senior Accountant

Job Description: 

Position Summary:
The Scaroni Family of Companies is seeking a self directed, experienced Senior Accountant to undertake all aspects of accounting, financial reporting and capture of inventory items for the company operations.

Oversee the month-end financial close of all job costing and reporting processes; financial planning and analysis, budget comparisons, etc. Reconciling various reports and financial data and journal entries.

Requires thorough knowledge of accounting procedures in the agriculture industry including but not limited to growing, harvesting, cooling, & transporting; Extensive Excel and General Ledger systems knowledge; FAMOUS software knowledge a plus; ability to perform in a fast paced, high pressure environment, and manage long-distance functions. 
Essential Functions:

  • Manage and coordinate the monthly close schedule 
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Partner with operations to ensure accurate and timely capture of inventory items
  • Assist and support the development of accounting policies and procedures
  • Prepare journal entries as needed
  • Assist in other projects as directed

Required Skills:

  • Bilingual - Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, electronic mail, Google Apps, Smartsheet, Evernote and other word and spreadsheet programs.      
  • Strong General Ledger systems and GAAP accounting knowledge and experience
  • Good communication skills and comfortable interfacing with and presenting to executive management.
  • Track record of success in delivering high-quality work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • High energy level with the ability to supervise, motivate and support staff and to take ownership of responsibilities.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS - Competency Statement(s)

  • 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.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment.  The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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