• Controller

Large, vertically integrated, Eastern Washington agricultural organization in search of Controller to provide hands-on leadership, structure, and vision to a multi-entity Accounting Department. The Controller will work closely with executive management and departmental senior managers to accurately collect, interpret, and report financial and production information to multiple end-users. In addition to being responsible for establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal control processes and procedures to ensure the accuracy of financial data, the Controller will be heavily involved in both short and long-term financial planning, including the preparation of annual operating budgets.

Abilities/Personal Qualities
Highly analytical and creative in thought processes
Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to manage multiple direct reports and communicate with operational peers
History of managing complex projects in demanding business situations
Ability to work collaboratively with financial and operational team members
Able to prioritize projects and monitor progress to meet deadline expectations

Responsibilities
Manage all Accounting operations, including A/P, A/R, and Payroll
Coordinate and direct the preparation of budget and financial forecasts
Direct and support month-end and year-end close processes
Coordinate the preparation of annually audited financial statements
Manage and comply with local, state, and federal regulatory and tax reporting requirements
Coordinate cost tracking with various departments throughout the organization
Collect and analyze key production and financial data

Education/Experience
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Business Administration required
Prior experience in Public Accounting and/or experience as Assistant Controller or above required
5+ years of overall combined accounting and financial experience required
CPA strongly preferred
General understanding of GAAP and Federal Tax requirements
Thorough knowledge of accounting processes and procedures
Prior experience with agriculture and/or food processing operations a plus

Interested applicants, please forward resume and references to jobopportunity.opening@gmail.com
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PostedJanuary 05, 2017