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Company Confidential Client Company
Job Number 3305
Job Category Accounting/Finance
Job Title Accountant
Reports To
Job Location California Central Coast
Job Description On behalf of our client, an innovative value added fresh produce management group, we are seeking candidates for immediate consideration for the position of Accounting Analyst.

Summary: You will be dependable, detail oriented, self-motivated and willing to drive continual process improvement to the grower accounting area as well as assist on the general accounting activities of the organization. Key role is the management of the grower accounting process from initial contract setup to day to day processing/reconciliation of grower proceeds/payables. Secondarily, under the direction of the CFO, have responsibilities as it pertains to balance sheet and income statement accounting and analytics.

Responsibilities to include (but are not limited to) the following:
GROWER ACCOUNTING
Setup of all grower deals in system from contract number, terms, plantings, contract rates, etc.
Responsible for the daily reconciliation of receiving report to external grower document for product packed or shipped to warehouse
Ensure weekly pick and pack calculations are correct and paid to the growers based on the expected pay date
Reconcile the grower statements to the internal financials for accuracy on the grower proceeds/payables and if applicable, joint venture growing costs.
Reconcile Crop in Ground for all growers and commodities. Ensure the proper amortization of such costs to the P&L.
Work closely with the Operations group to improve operational and/or grower accounting processes.
Develop monthly management reports to identify profitability by commodity by grower by deal type for Senior Management
GENERAL ACCOUNTING
Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts and complete necessary journal entries with all supporting documentation
Team member in the review of income statement and research any out of the ordinary balances to insure accurate financial information is being reported
Assist in the year-end audit requirements and compile any required documentation or analysis to support companys financial statements
Period end duties as assigned
Consistently review accounting
procedures and suggest ideas to improve processes
Other duties as assigned.
Candidate Requirements Ideal candidate will have the following skills, education and experience (a combination of same may be considered):

BS Degree in Finance and Accounting preferred. AA in Accounting acceptable.
Experience in agricultural accounting with cost accounting focus
Minimum 2-3 years cost accounting/financial analysis required
Grower accounting experience a plus
Experience in Famous software, highly desirable
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Excellent communication skills (verbally and written)
Highly organized and ability to meet tight deadlines with little or no supervision
Extreme attention to accuracy
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Bilingual in Spanish, a plus
Comments
AGFORCE, a Proformance Talent Group company, is authorized to source, prequalify and introduce candidates to its client for the above-noted full-time position. Interested parties should submit resumes in MS Word or text format (not PDF, please) to careers@projobs4u.com with position title listed in subject line. Please include anticipated compensation and/or salary history in body of e-mail. All inquiries are confidential and resumes will not be shared without candidate's permission. We thank you in advance for your consideration. Please note that only those candidates with qualifying skills will be contacted. If this opportunity sounds of interest but perhaps is not quite right for you, please go ahead and e-mail your resume confidentially or fax to 831.417.2796. We always have new openings and will keep your resume on file for any that might be a good match for you in the future.
AGFORCE does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. All candidates are afforded equal opportunity with respect to consideration, employment offers, compensation, benefits, training, transfer, and promotion without discrimination.
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Contact Phone 1 831-758-4473  
Contact Phone 2 866-440-7932 VM  
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