Al Dahra Farms USA LLC
   

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Accounting Manager
  2. Location: Phoenix, AZ
  3. Number: 10220
  4. Post Date: 4/20/2018
Job description

Position Title:                        Accounting Manager

Location/Department:          Phoenix, Arizona

Reports To:                            Farm Controller

 

Company Overview:

Al Dahra Farms USA is part of Al Dahra Agriculture Group, who is a prominent global market leader in agribusiness; specializing in the cultivation, production and trading of animal feed and essential human food commodities such as rice, flour, fruits and vegetables with operations in over 14 countries and customers all over the world. Al Dahra Farms USA manages and operates close to 30,000 acres in the Southwestern United States and grows a variety of forage crops as well as garlic, onion, watermelon, cantaloupe, sweet corn and others.

 

Position Summary:

As an Accounting Manager, you would be responsible to overseeing and managing the daily functions of farms accounting operations that includes, but it is not limited to, ensuring compliance and adherence with GAAP and other internal policies and procedures, the completeness and accuracy of all general ledger accounts, as well as supervision of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial and operational reporting functions, and others as assigned by the Farm Controller.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the rapid and rigorous month end close and reporting cycle

  • Collaborate in the preparation of weekly, monthly and quarterly financial and operational reporting

  • Prepare journal entries, research discrepancies and reconcile accounts

  • Maintain and manage the Accounts Payable process

  • Maintain and manage the Accounts Receivable process

  • Manage time and attendance submission for payroll processing

  • Maintain, reconcile and report on capital project spending and its variance to budget

  • Maintain, reconcile and report on fixed assets and farm equipment changes

  • Reconciliation of raw material, work in progress and finished goods inventory movement and balances

  • Collaborate with business management for the development of operational and capital budgets

  • Assist with the yearly running forecast

  • Maintain and manage cash flow forecast

  • Assist with administrative tasks as assigned by Human Resources owner

  • Prepare or review statutory filings to local, state and federal agencies timely and accurately

  • Adhere to US GAAP and enforce or develop internal accounting policies and procedures

  • Develop and maintain relationships with business stakeholders

  • Maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department’s goals and objectives

  • Other duties as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 5-7 years accounting experience in a fast-paced environment with progressive advancement

  • Superior demonstrated skills in Excel

  • Strong cost accounting background

  • Strong understanding of GAAP

  • Strong ERP software experience required (Sage, JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle, etc.)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-starter: ability to learn the operational aspect of a new business at a fast pace

  • Ability to deep-dive into detail, while maintaining a clear vision of strategic goals and big picture

  • Acute deadline awareness and ability to deliver quality work products scaled to fit a fixed timeline

  • Willingness to travel up to 20%     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in production agriculture accounting

  • Master’s degree in Accounting and/or CPA

  • Previous financial or analytical experience

  • Cost Accounting and Inventory Valuation experience

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.



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