The Accountant position resides in the company’s main office in Castroville, California. The position reports to the Controller. The primary duties of this position are to account for complex accounting activities in any of the OM Farms companies and/or departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Complete Accounting functions for any OM Farms accounting divisions / departments:

  • Perform Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Accounting Close
  • Monthly Reconciliation of GL Accounts and Inventory
  • Record Monthly Accruals
  • Calculate and record monthly receivables
  • Calculate/ amortize and record the month-end GL entry to relieve crop investments / cost of inputs
  • Update monthly revenue and expense summary reports
  • Calculate and record the monthly revenue adjustment for estimated seasonal pooling
  • Record final growing cost payments or receipts on crop investments at the end of each season
  • Generate monthly P & L by commodity
  • Ensure that all grower payments and other expenses are made and accounted for correctly
  • Ensure that all account supporting schedule tie to the GL
  • Ensure intercompany accounts with Ocean Mist Farms are in balance at month-end
  • Daily Banking and Reconcile Bank Accounts Monthly
  • Record cash receipts
  • Invoicing as needed
  • Ad Hoc reporting and analysis as required
  • Back up to Controller as needed
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • BA or BS in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of experience in accounting/finance
  • Agricultural experience preferred
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to work with and manage a high level of detailed and confidential information
  • Advanced computer skills required (Excel, Word, Business Intelligence Software). Famous experience desired
  • Ability to research, retrieve and organize data to prepare reports and financial documentation
  • Accurately perform complex mathematical computations
  • Organize and maintain accounting records
  • Set priorities and organize work to meet strict deadlines
  • Coordinate a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Work independently and as a team member
  • Adapt to changing program needs
  • Train, plan and coordinate work of others
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external clients
  • Interpret and explain complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Make decisions on a variety of complex matters in accordance with established procedures
  • Possess strong analytical skills
  • Office equipment to be used (not inclusive list): 10-key calculator by touch, telephone, computers, photocopy machine, fax and other office equipment
  • Ability to complete projects with minimal supervision

Salary Range: $65,000 - $76,000