Grimmway Enterprises

  • COST ACCOUNTANT

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/30/2019 12:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-5397
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Shafter
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Shift
    DAY
  • Overview

    PURPOSE:

     

    To assist with the accounting and costing of farming operations. 

     

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

     

    • Assist with monthly closing duties related to crops.
    • Develop and maintain crop standard rates.
    • Prepare monthly journal entries to relieve crop cost inventories based on current standards.
    • Review COGs and Crop Inventories to ensure costs are being relieved timely and accurately.
    • Develop and maintain farming overhead allocation rates and prepare monthly journal entries to allocate farming overhead costs to crops. 
    • Analysis and ad hoc reporting related to crop and farming overhead expenses.
    • Assist farming managers with reporting needs and meet monthly to review costs and standard rates.       

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

     

    Must be able to remain in a stationary position throughout much of the working day. Ability to occasionally move about inside the office. Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity equipment.

    Additional Info

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Must have a four-year degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Must have three to five years of experience in ag cost accounting and have a strong working knowledge of the principles of cost accounting
    • Must have experience with BI tools; including the ability to generate original data queries
    • Experience with sql based databases a plus, including data mining and report generation using Tableau or equivalent BI tool
    • Must possess strong computer skills and be an intermediate to advanced user of Excel (proficient with vlookup/hlookup, sumif functions and pivot tables)
    • Ten-key proficient required along with the ability to operate other office equipment
    • Must be independent, organized and detail oriented
    • Must possess good people skills and have professional appearance
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work overtime and some weekends to meet deadlines 
    • Must be able to read and understand written information in English
    • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean DMV driving record
    • Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen and background check

    Benefits

    ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES:

     

    • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • 401k plan with a discretionary match, subject to a vesting schedule
    • Paid Sick, Vacation, Holiday Time and Personal Hours
    • Employee Vehicle Purchase/Lease Programs
    • Subsidized gym membership with InShape health clubs
    • Free on-site personal training and other wellness-focused activities at company gym
    • Tuition discount partnership program with University of La Verne
    • Discounted tickets to major theme parks throughout California
    • Work life balance

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