Senior Accountant

Location: Monterey, CA

Summary:

Under the direction of the Controller, this position is responsible for independently performing both routine and non-routine accounting and financial reporting functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze general ledger journal entries; verify the accuracy of recorded accounting transactions and ensure compliance GAAP.
  • Summarize balance sheet account activity; prepare periodic balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Maintain and/or reconcile accounting subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger (AR, inventory, fixed assets, AP, grower payables, pre-paids, accrued liabilities, etc.)
  • Prepare and review various operating tax returns prepare and accumulate support documentation for various vendor, grower or operating tax payments.
  • Implement new department processes.
  • Assist in the development and analysis of the annual operating budget.
  • Prepare audit schedules for both internal and external auditors.
  • Prepare various ad-hoc accounting reports as requested by customers (especially quarter-end and period-end).
  • Document general ledger account descriptions, policies and procedures and reporting requirements.
  • Create new PC models to perform allocations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • 5 to 7 years in Accounting or related field, or relevant corporate financial reporting experience; CPA a plus.
  • Experience in internal controls and audits preferred.
  • Advance knowledge of Excel
  • Organization, accuracy, attention to detail, ability to analyze data and provide creative solutions.
  • Strong computer skills in PC and mid-range environments.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), procedures and application.
  • Knowledge of foreign and domestic tax laws.
  • Ability to work independently and meet all required deadlines.