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10 Feb 2017

West Coast Corporate Controller – California

Posted by Tami Lister, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #31197   – Controller

A well-established, industry leading agriculture grower/shipper is seeking a Corporate Controller to join their team. The Corporate Controller will be responsible for administrating and maintaining company financial and accounting systems in accordance with established legal, regulatory and Company requirements; ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting.  This essential position works cross-functionally with executive management to meet and exceed operating goals.  The position key duties are overseeing monthly and annual financial reporting implements and ensuring adequate internal controls, coordinating audit activities, and overseeing budgeting, general ledger, accounts payable, payroll and fixed asset processes and procedures.   The position supervises, mentors and directs accounting, payroll, and AP staff.


  • Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of effective accounting strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Responsible for the effective preparation, maintenance, and reporting of internal and external financial records and analyses.
  • Responsible for overseeing daily operations and performing administrative functions for the Accounting department.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel, departments, and management.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining effective business relations with vendors, outside auditors and regulators, and professional trade groups.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.



  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in accounting, business, or a related field; CPA preferred. Strong understanding of GAAP pronouncements and theory.  Recent general accounting and cost accounting experience.
  • Five or more years of recent high level accounting experience; preferably in a multi-location agricultural or manufacturing setting.
  • Three or more year of supervisory experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and human relations abilities with the ability to organize, coordinate and direct multiple projects at the same time.
  • Solid analytical and technical accounting and financial skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Practical experience working with ERP systems including G/L, Inventory, A/P and A/R modules. Experience implementing ERP systems are a plus
  • Ability to travel to multi-sight locations as needed (So. California, Canada & Mexico).

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Job Categories: Finance, Accounting. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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