Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_848887_2727834

Parker and Lynch is seeking a Senior Accountant with an extensive background in agriculture who is ready for the next step in their career. The Senior Accountant will be fast-tracked into an Accounting Manager role and will be responsible for leading all activities related to accounting, financial planning, and administrative duties. In this role you will also be responsible for providing leadership, direction, and support to meet quality standards and stated company goals. Please send your resume to Cheyanne.muller@parkerlynch.com for immediate consideration.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure all general ledger operations accurately reflect the business transactions in a timely manner.
  • Oversee and supervise both the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions and personnel.
  • Posts depreciation journals and maintains the fixed assets inventory.
  • Prepares month-end inventory calculations and posts journal entries.
  • Maintains and reconciles partner accrual accounts.
  • Daily maintenance of the bank accounts and prepararation of monthly reconciliation.
  • Responsible for the correct execution of the month end closing procedures and accurate reporting of financial information.
  • Responsible for development and management of all internal controls in the most efficient way for the day-to-day operations of the company.
  • Communicates with outside offices, vendors, banks and public administration to ensure all matters are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for providing documentation and reports to the external CPA for tax filing.
  • Facilitate external/internal audits: accounting, internal and tax related.
  • Lead department managers in preparation of department budgets.
  • Responsible for the integration  of all  budgets into the corporate budget.
  • Prepares monthly cost reports for all departments including analysis to budget.
  • Suggests, develops and implements new policies, procedures and tools that streamline and improve processes.

 

Required Experience/Knowledge/Abilities:

 

  • Accounting and/or finance experience in Agriculture is required
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting is required, an MBA is a plus
  • A CPA certification is a plus
  • 5+ years of cost accounting experience
  • Knowledge of GAAP accounting principles and practices
  • Supervisory experience of accounting teams
  • Technology savvy with advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software
  • Strong Microsoft Excel knowledge and skills