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Company Confidential Client Company
Job Number 3330
Job Category Accounting/Finance
Job Title Corporate Controller
Reports To
Job Location California Central Coast
Job Description On behalf of our client, we are conducting a search for that ideal candidate who believes in and has a passion for the vision of the company. This fresh produce industry leader values and fosters strategic relationships with growers and suppliers to service customer relationships that are long-standing and well-developed over a range of commodity segments. This is a great opportunity to become part of a forward thinking growth company and to work in a fast paced and performance driven environment. This is a full-time professional position offering a competitive salary and benefits program. Based in Monterey County, CA

POSITION SUMMARY The primary focus for the Corporate Controller will be to establish, monitor and enforce financial policies and procedures, lead and develop the accounting and finance team, develop reporting and analysis to support the operations and sales teams, manage cost accounting and cash flow, and preparation of monthly financial statements and annual budgets.


- Manage the accounting department; develop policies, procedures and controls to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the financial results.
- Ensure the development of a scalable infrastructure to support a dynamic, growing company across multiple locations.
- Ensure timely month-end close and reporting and analysis of results
- Cash forecasting
- Budget development and tracking
- Ad hoc reporting
- Oversee all aspects of accounting, cost and grower accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, plant accounting and accounting for all company investments.
- Ability to travel to company locations as necessary
- Partner with IT to ensure ERP system, process, master files, security, and data is managed to provide proper financial reporting and controls.
- This individual will be responsible to ensure that all policies, controls, and process improvement activities are successfully completed to support operational requirements.
- Partner with operations, to ensure accurate and effective inventory control and cost accounting processes, systems and procedures.
- Oversee all payments made for debts, bank loans, and other investments
- Monitor cash and funding balances
- Manage relationships with key financial partners - including, Customers, Vendors and Joint Venture Partners
- Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls
. - Maintain Asset and equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and purchase and financing techniques.
- Monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.
- Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions.
- Maintain financial staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
- Maintain financial staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
- Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Candidate Requirements Ideal candidate will be able to successfully perform the aforementioned essential duties as well as will have the following skills, education and experience (a combination of same may be considered):

- Team player who develops and values relationships internally and externally and focuses on results that provide insights to support decision making for all aspects of the company.
- Experience developing policy and executing on process improvements
- Experience with ERP system implementation, developing standards, audit, pricing, cost accounting, and tracking budget vs. actual results.
- Strong financial skills and demonstrated experience analyzing Information and developing reporting and budgets.
- Experience developing and leading teams to achieve results.
- At least 5 years in a leadership role in Accounting and/or Finance
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business related field
- Experienced, driven and solution-oriented leader
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 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.
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Contact Phone 1 831-758-4473  
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