PAT M. DIFURIA & ASSOCIATES
Sales Person
Director of Quality Systems
1st shift Sanitation Supervisor
GIS
HR Assistant Manager
Staff Accountant
Maintenance Supervisor
1st Shift Production Supervisor
Farm Manager
Maintenance Mechanic
EHS Manager
Safety Manager
Director of Supply Chain Mgmt.
Produce Broker
Sales Manager
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Location: Salinas, Ca area

Salary $50,000-$55,000

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

Experience: A minimum of 1 – 3 years of progressive accounting experience is desired; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); comparable experience in related agriculture accounting is highly desired.
Proficient software skills are required, including Microsoft Office suite applications, (i.e., Excel) is required; prior Famous experience is desired.
 Ability to research, retrieve and organize data to prepare reports and financial documentation; accurately perform complex mathematical computations
Organize and maintain accounting records
Train, plan and coordinate work of others; coordinate work flow effectively, efficiently, and neatly
Interpret and explain complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures
Make decisions on a variety of complex matters in accordance with established procedures
High level of attention to detail as well as superior organizational skills
A self-starter, ensure delegated tasks are completed with minimal supervisor follow up. Proactively communicate task and project updates to supervisor
Keep projects on schedule; able to work well under pressure
Will operate various office equipment, including (not inclusive list): telephone, computer keyboard, photocopy machine, fax, 10-key calculator by touch, postage meter and other clerical and office equipment
Majority of time spent working indoors, often sitting, walking, standing, kneeling, turning, reaching, or climbing stairs for long periods of time
Ability to lift 30 pounds without undue physical exertion; ability to communicate verbally and comprehend verbal instructions; ability to communicate in written form; requires sufficient sight and hearing to perform all duties
Ability to learn and absorb new duties with minimal repetition or re-training from supervisor
Ability to manage a project from its initiation to completion with minimal supervision

Summary: The Staff Accountant assists and works under the direction of the Companies Operations Controller. The qualified candidate is responsible for assisting with account reconciliations and general ledger journal entries. This staff level position participates in the month-end close process and will work under general supervision.

General Accounting
 Assist Senior Accountants with monthly general ledger close and its subsidiary
Variance analysis for our cooler operations
Grower / Commodity Accounting
Assist with monthly bank reconciliations and weekly cash reports
Schedule and review general ledger accounts
Reconcile Inventory / COGS – Commodities and Packaging
Approve A/P batches and vendor payable list prior to updating; set up new A/P vendors
Miscellaneous invoicing
Provide backup to accounts receivable
Perform other ad hoc projects and analyses as assigned