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Controller (Half Moon Bay, CA)

  • Position: Controller
  • Job Classification: Regular, Full-Time
  • FLSA Status: Exempt, Year-round
  • Department: Accounting
  • Supervisory Responsibility: Yes
  • Reports To: President, Rocket Farms Inc.
  • Location: Based out of Half Moon Bay, CA
  • Date: September, 2017

 

Summary:

The Controller is responsible for overseeing all accounting and financial processes and insuring timely reporting and strong internal controls. As a key member of the senior management team, the Controller provides educated insights on future projections, operational and process improvements. This position is responsible for implementing the ERP solution, including designing and deploying reporting, overseeing process improvement and creating systems and modifications as needed. Business Travel- 10%

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the activities of the Rocket Farms accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, annual audits and annual budgets.
  • Proactively manage the Rocket Farms accounting department for accurate and timely financial reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, annual audits and annual budgets.
  • Actively work cross-functionally to ensure solid systems and communications between departments, work with department heads to create efficiencies and cost saving measures.
  • Ability to proactively manage, train and mentor accounting team and others as needed.
  • Oversee the activities of the Rocket Farms accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements, annual audits and annual budgets.
  • Ensure internal controls are strong and the processes are monitored and audited for security.
  • Design, develop and implement ERP software and modify as needed to conform to the business needs.
  • Work with the president and senior management to give reporting, insights and support as needed.
  • Create, develop and prepare a wide variety of KPI’s, special projects and compile a variety of special reports.
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, and outside professionals in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Essentials:

  • B.S in Business or related field/ Masters preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience in Accounting or a combination of Accounting and Finance required
  • 5+ years in Controller or similar position, 5+ years of IT and software implementations
  • Must have proven track record of managing a mid-sized accounting department
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in consumer goods or manufacturing environment, agriculture or horticulture experience a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft office knowledge (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, PPT, etc.) with strong ability to teach
  • Excellent problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and work cross-functionally with other departments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • CA Driver’s License. Must be eligible to maintain company sponsored vehicle insurance

 

Physical Activities:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; frequently required to talk or hear; and occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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