Accounting Manager – Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, CA

Job Title: Accounting Manager
Company: Ocean Mist Farms
Location: Castroville
Department: Accounting
Summary

The Accounting Manager partners with the team responsible for financial statement preparation, budgeting, and cash management functions. The ideal candidate has 7 – 10 years of progressive experience in agriculture; a bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA, MBA or CMA preferred. This accounting role reports to the Director of Accounting; however, will work independently with limited supervision and supervise approximately 4 individuals. 

Scope of Role

Budgeting

Coordinate the development of the Company’s annual financial budget. Assist department managers in budget preparation, implementation, and control. Prepare budgeted balance sheet, cash flow statement and profit and loss statement. Create variance analysis and prepare recommendations for corrective actions.

Accounting

Perform complex accounting functions and reconciliations of key accounts. Prepare complex financial reports as required by management. Prepare financial information including key financial indicators as well as budget, actual, and last year comparisons necessary to facilitate monthly and quarterly financial management meetings.

Cash Management

This position will be part of the team that prepares and reviews Ocean Mist Farms’ daily cash management program.

Risk Management

Assist with the maintenance and coordination of commercial insurance packages. Provide and maintain customer and others insurance certificates as required. Maintain statement of value schedules. Prepare insurance cost allocation worksheets for workers’ compensation and auto policies. Prepare allocation worksheets for premiums and dividends for offshore workers’ compensation insurance captive.

Team Supervision

Will supervise and mentor accounting staff of approximately 4 individuals.

Skills, Abilities and Requirements
  • Minimum of 7 – 10  years progressive general and accounting experience in the above areas of responsibility; previous experience in the agricultural industry; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) experience; strong analytical and accounting skills; a minimum of 5 years direct analyst responsibility. A minimum of 5 years of direct supervisory experience is desired.
  • Working knowledge of Famous is desired, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications and other accounting software systems is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Access is highly desired.
  • Ability to work with and manage a high level of detailed and confidential information; ability to identify and resolve complex problems; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
For questions about your application, contact our human resources department
Fax application and/or resume (831) 632-0788
Ocean Mist Farms
Talent Acquisition Team
10855 Ocean Mist Parkway
Castroville, CA 95012
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For questions about your application, contact our human resources department
Fax application and/or resume (831) 632-0788
Ocean Mist Farms
Talent Acquisition Team
10855 Ocean Mist Parkway
Castroville, CA 95012