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6 Jan 2020

West Coast Controller – California

Posted by Tami Lister, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #35961

A dynamic, progressive agriculture company is seeking a Controller to join their team based in Salinas. This position will be responsible for managing all accounting and company controllership functions, staff and the execution of company accounting policies & procedures conforming to GAAP and State regulatory requirements. Responsible for accurate & timely consolidation of financial statement & reporting. This position reports directly to the CFO and will have overall responsibility for supervising staff / employees in the Accounting Department and following Company policy.  AP, AR, and Grower Accounting report to this position.


  • Direct the day-to-day execution of the accounting department functions and processes.
  • Manage, closely coordinate, communicate and partner with AR, AP, and Grower Accounting to ensure excellence in both the Accounting team and the tools utilized by the team.
  • Develop the Accounting Department.
  • Responsible for understanding and managing the General Ledger including the accuracy of the financial transactions within.
  • Develops and enforces the company’s accounting policies and procedures.
  • Serves as the company’s internal consultant on all relevant accounting matters.
  • Identify, analyze and implement appropriate systems and processes for financial controls.
  • Responsible for the production of accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Coordinates the annual audit to produce a timely and efficient audit by the company’s independent auditors.
  • Identify, initiate and implement accounting process changes and improvements based on audit findings and/or best business practices.
  • Develop automated processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Highly responsible; selfless; accountable for results; develops people; sets the example; does work, not just manages work; flexible work hours; dependable; ability to work within policy guidelines, work independently; analytical, process oriented, possessing high personal standards of performance-
  • Employee’s work is also subject to the pressures of time constraints and deadlines-

*Must be highly skilled in the use and application of ERP computer systems, MS Excel and accounting policies and procedures-

  • Minimum B.S. degree in Accounting-
  • A comprehensive understanding of accounting entries and general ledger-
  • Minimum of 5+ years of practical experience as a Controller-
  • Must have well developed management and supervisory skills-
  • Must be willing to identify opportunities to improve internal processes, develop & make recommendations and implement / execute decisions-

Please contact Tami Lister,

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

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