Christensen & Giannini

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Grower Accountant
  2. Location: Salinas, CA
  3. Number: 10288
  4. Post Date: 5/31/2018
Job description

Christensen & Giannini, LLC is a well-established, farming company. We specialize in strawberries and leafy greens with ranches located in the Salinas Valley. We are looking for a Grower Accountant to join our team. Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Grower Accountant will assist and support in the achievement of Company short and long-term goals and objectives.

JOB TITLE:                              Grower Accountant

LOCATION:                              Salinas, California

SUPERVISOR:                          Accounting Manager

DATE OF OPENING:                 Immediate

STATUS:                                  Full Time, hourly, Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm unless additional work is assigned


Grower Accounting Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Verify, receive and post Growing revenues in general accounting system (Famous)
  • Monthly Grower revenue posting reconciliations
  • Monthly reporting of Grower yield and monetary returns
  • Review and balance Grower settlement reports for accuracy
  • Investigate and report any Grower settlement discrepancies to Accounting Manager
  • Maintain Grower settlement revenue folders

Invoicing Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Weekly Invoicing of Harvest, which includes daily verification of shipper packouts with Payroll.
  • Maintain weekly Harvest Pack billing files by customer, commodity and region i.e. Yuma or Salinas      
  • Assist with billing of Harvest Pack PO’s
  • Invoicing of property damages as needed
  • Intercompany billing as needed

Cash Receipts Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Post weekly deposits to general account
  • Investigate and reconcile any payment shortages and/or overages
  • Mailing of monthly past due statements and invoices
  • File and maintain A/R Files


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or better
  • 2 year’s work history
  • Cost Accounting/Job Costing
  • Background in A/R or Grower Accounting
  • Understanding of Ag or manufacturing accounting
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Experience with Famous a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office (excel use up to 90%).
  • Demonstrate initiative and willingness to help others
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work under timelines
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Pleasant attitude, “team player”, professional demeanor
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • Clean driving record, all candidates may be subject to background check and driving record screening
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Ability to grow with company



Bachelor’s degree or better



Valid CA Driver’s License



Health Plan

401K Plan

Paid Vacation

Paid Sick Leave


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

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