The Senior Accountant - Operations will assist and work under the direction of the Operations Controller of Ocean Mist Farms. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, and job dedication is essential to be successful in this position. The qualified candidate will maintain a professional image always. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Ocean Mist Farms, Inc.:

  • Daily Banking Activity (including but not limited to daily reporting, uploading checks clearing to G/L, wire transfers, and daily reconciliations of cash balances.);
  • Back up to Upload Bi-Weekly payroll information to G/L and reconcile uploaded information;
  • Ocean Mist Farms Bank Reconciliations;
  • Monthly Units Report and Reconciliation;
  • Compile Monthly Grower Sales Reports.
Value Added:
  • Perform monthly accounting close for Value Added;
  • Reconcile inventory monthly;
  • Prepare monthly operation reports including per pack style analysis;
  • Maintenance of bill of materials for each value added pack style;
  • Present Financial Info at Monthly Board Meetings;
  • Various Reporting as requested by Sr. Staff.
Sea Breeze Harvesting
  • Perform quarterly accounting close for Sea Breeze Harvesting – an affiliated Harvest company;
  • Monthly reconciliation of units packed and revenues;
  • Monthly reconciliation of materials inventory;
  • Monthly posting of materials cost to the correct cost centers;
  • Prepare and present quarterly operations report for Sea Breeze Harvesting;
  • Maintain book and tax depreciation schedule;
  • Compile Cost Accounting Standards/Harvest Rates per Commodity/Pack Style;
  • Various Tax Reporting – i.e. property tax statements;
  • Review and Guide/Direct Accounting transactions of SBH Accounting Supervisor.
Other Duties:
  • Back up to Ocean Mist Organics GL/ PL/Inventory/Bank Reconciliation/Crop Cost and Revenue;
  • Back up to Misty Farms Crop Costs and Revenue;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting;
  • 5-7 years of accounting experience;
  • Agricultural experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP);
  • Ability to work with and manage a high level of detailed information;
  • 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 in a lead capacity as a team member adapt to changing program needs;
  • 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;
  • Advanced computer skills required (Excel, Word, Access).