Accounting Controller

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Accounting Controller

Posted – 4.28.22

Description

Accounting Controller

Golden West Food Group is a leading provider of high quality prepared and processed food products. Our product lines include raw proteins, specialty snacks, cooked entrees and beverages sold to the retail and foodservice segments. In addition to premium quality products, we are committed to food safety, maintaining BRC AA status as well as numerous additional food system certifications. We are looking for a seasoned controller to play a critical role in our accounting and finance function, maintaining performance of daily accounting functions while also focusing on value added analysis and
improvements.

Responsibilities
System operator’s main duties include:
  •  Review journal entries and other accounting transactions, maintain overall accuracy and integrity of the general ledger, and ensure the financial statements are US GAAP compliant

  • Ensure performance of A/P and A/R processes by establishing critical KPI measurements; enforcing accountability and initiating corrective actions

  • Active role in weekly financial estimates and month-end close processes, as well as preparation of financial reports

  • Analyze financial statements and other reports to ensure accuracy of reporting

  • Direct the cost accounting function, taking responsibility for a cohesive and accurate result across all cost accounting areas

  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and minimize inefficiencies.

  • Provide support across all business functions as it relates to financial reporting or analysis

  • Assist annual audit and any other audits.

  • Assist with inventory control and counting procedures.

Qualifications and Skills
  • 4-year degree required – Accounting/Business/Finance preferred

  • 10+ years’ experience in accounting.

  • Solid understanding of US GAAP, general auditing standards and internal controls, and financial analysis tools and techniques is essential

  • Prefer Food Industry experience or similar

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and strong experience with ERP systems

  • Proven ability to build successful teams and develop environments that ensure accountability and success

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