PAT M. DIFURIA & ASSOCIATES
QA Manager
Customer Service Supervisor
Senior Operations Accountant
QA Superintendent
Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Food Safety & QA Manager
Electrical/Instrumentation Super.
Sr. Cost Accountant
Cost Accountant
Safety Specialist
President
Field Man
Pest Control Advisor
Controller
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Plant Manager
Safety Manager
Executive Assistant
Accts. Receivable/Sales Coord
Quality Assurance Manager
Warehouse Manager
Table Grapes Sales
Quality Systems Manager
Electrician
Maint. Mechanic 2nd/3rd Shift
Maintenance Manager
Farm Manager
Maintenance Mechanic
1st Shift Production Supervisor
Produce Broker
Sales Manager
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Location: Salinas Area

Salary: D.O.E.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required

Experience: Min 10 Years Accounting, 5 Years People Management

Deep Knowledge of US GAAP Required

Current CPA License Required

Big 4 Experience Required

Foreign Currency Accounting

LLC Capital Accounts Management

Mergers & Acquisitions

Audit/Assurance

Fresh Produce/Perishables Industry

Growth Company Experience

Hands-on (ground-up) experience in all areas of accounting

Job Description: Oversee all accounting functions and personnel, and will be responsible for financial reporting, audit facilitation, transaction system/accounting integrity, fully establishing US GAAP practices and procedures, internal controls and risk management, strategic planning, period-end financial closing, as well as budgeting, rolling financial forecasts, and KPI reporting.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

Oversee all accounting functions including AR, AP, GL, Cost & Inventory Accounting, & Revenue Recognition.

Develop, manage, and lead the accounting team.

Implement & maintain US GAAP practices and procedures

Establish Internal Controls

Establish Policies, Procedures, & Work-Flow Systems

Budgeting & Financial Forecasting

Chart of Accounts Maintenance & Control

Research & Resolution of Accounting Issues

Compilation, Analysis, and Presentation of Financial Statements

Define, Calculate, and Report on Operational & Financial Key Performance Indicators

Review Reports for Variances, Trends, & Financial Position

Facilitate Internal & External Audits

Statutory Audits

Regulatory Reporting

Advise Company on Technical Accounting Issues and Compliance

Monthly, Quarterly, and Year-End Close Management

Provide Accounting/Financial Insight on Company Strategic Plans

Risk Management

Establish & Manage Company Filing & Record Keeping (Virtual & Physical)

Management of Bank Accounts, Credit Lines, & Loan Payments

Integration, Automation, and Integrity of Accounting and Transaction Software Systems & Processes

Tax Compliance (Domestic & International)

Oversee Journal Entries (Standard, Recurring, & Adjusting)

Oversee Bank Reconciliations, Grower Accounting, Trade Assessments, Grower Financing, Grower Expense Recoveries, Lot Liquidations, Payroll, Employee Reimbursements, Insurance, Licensing, Permits, and Certification Payments

Reports to President/CEO as part of the Senior Leadership Team

Skills:

Expert level Excel for Accounting and Financial Modeling

Strong Technical Accounting

Strong Mathematical Ability

Full Spanish-English Biliteracy Required

Strong Reasoning/Problem Solving Ability

Data Interpretation & Trend Recognition

Extensive Transaction/Accounting Systems Experience

Ability to Focus Amidst Multiple Shifting Priorities

Outstanding Written and Verbal Communication Skills

Strong Presentation Skills

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels, from Members to Junior Staffers