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Staff Accountant

Gerawan Farming Inc. www.prima.com is the world’s leading grower and marketer of peaches, plums, and nectarines. We have a reputation for being innovative and having well-managed operations. Our plants and offices are in Reedley, Sanger, and Fresno, California. We need a Staff Accountant to work in our Fresno Corporate office and provide a wide variety of accounting and analytical support to various departments and management. The successful candidate will have a strong data analysis and comprehension skills as well as a solid foundation in accounting and finance.  Additionally, the candidate will have the ability to interact with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism.    

Responsibilities

  • Manage Accounts Receivable: invoicing, deduction tracking, collections of customer accounts, and preparing monthly Accounts Receivable reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
  • Manage weekly ACH banking transactions within company database.  
  • Prepare journal entries and monthly account reconciliations in support of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close cycles.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial reports and quarterly bank reports.
  • Obtain data from a variety of sources and aggregate, analyze and report on such data as needed. 
  • Assist in the interim and year-end audits.
  • Responsible for year-end inventory counts and valuation analysis.
  • Perform a variety of cost reports and analyses as needed.
  • Maintain a variety of sensitive, electronic and physical files.
  • Participate in key initiatives such as business process redesign, cost savings initiatives and system development projects.
  • Other duties and special projects as required.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Accounting and Finance required
  • 1-3 years of accounting or finance experience
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills required
  • Demonstrated superior PC skills (Excel, Access, Word, etc.)
  • Previous ERP software experience a plus
  • Ability to manage large amounts of data
  • Excellent attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-entity environment

Working Conditions

Reports to the Assistant Controller

Submit your résumé to: j.a.ramirez@gerawan.com

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