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Company Confidential Client Company
Job Number 3348
Job Category Accounting/Finance
Job Title Accounting Manager -Operations
Reports To
Job Location Arizona
Job Description On behalf of our client, an international distributor of fresh produce and highly respected grower/shipper/packer, we are seeking candidates and accepting resumes for immediate consideration for the position of Accounting Manager at its Yuma, AZ location. The person in this role will be responsible for managing the accounting functions within the Production, Harvesting and Cooling/Shipping Departments under supervision from the Southern District Controller. This is a full-time position offering a competitive compensation package.

Responsibilities to include but are not limited to the following:

*Supervision accounting clerk(s) assigned to Operations
*Oversee the coding and input of invoices into the A/P module
*Manage the maintenance of inventory for seed, carton and packing supplies, fertilizer and chemicals
*Administrative support for Harvesting and Production Departments
*Manage the maintenance of inventory set up in AIMS System Chemicals and Fertilizers
*Assist in the analysis of material efficiencies, inventory control and purchasing
*Assist in the development of the item costing system
*Review and analyze cost accumulation of ranch and blocks and indirect cost centers
*Assist in the monthly general ledger closings related to inventory, commodity cost allocations, growing cost accruals, indirect allocations and ranch/block terminations
*Assist in the analysis of commodity financial reporting and being prepared to support any material variations
*Assist in the preparation and maintenance of the annual calculation of the indirect allocations for the Harvesting, Production and Cooling/Shipping Departments
*Oversee the management systems supporting Grower Accounting including:

*Maintenance of grower contract management system
*Accurate calculation of net returns, etc. with proper documentation
*Ensuring prompt payment of contract payments
*Ensuring accurate annual reconciliation and analysis of grower deals
*Develop and maintain rigorous documentation standards to ensure ongoing knowledge and transfer of knowledge of all business critical operations applications and processes
*Maintaining an open flow of related communication with both operations and accounting
*Responsible for keeping the Controller abreast of all operations accounting functions
*Participate in special projects as needed
Candidate Requirements Ideal candidate will have the following qualifications (a combination of same may be considered):

*Bachelor?s degree in Accounting.
*3-4 years practical experience with a strong knowledge of inventory and cost accounting practices
*Excellent customer service skills on the phone and in person
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Strong organizational skills
*Team player who works well with a variety of people with a minimum of supervision
*Solid problem solving skills with a methodical approach
*Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and handle pressure while managing multiple tasks
*Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary
*Valid drivers license and clean record
*Day to day activities require the use of initiative and judgment, particularly when prioritizing work or working with multiple deadlines.
Required knowledge:

*Basic general accounting practices
*Four to five years practical experience with a strong knowledge of inventory and cost accounting practices *Auditing practices
*Operation of standard office equipment, including personal computers, photocopier, fax machines and appropriate software such as Windows, MS Word and Excel
*Great Plains eEnterprise knowledge 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 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.

Contact Information
Contact Person AGFORCE Recruiter  
Contact Phone 1 831-758-4473  
Contact Phone 2  
Contact Fax 831-417-2769  
Contact Email careers@projobs4u.com  
Source  Proformance Talent Group