Senior Accountant

Veridian National Search - Salinas, CA

Senior Accountant
Private Vegetable Wholesaler – Salinas, CA - $80-100K plus OT, plus discretionary bonus


  • Role is fully in the office
  • Targeting 2-3 years of public accounting experience, CPA preferred
  • No travel
  • 15 employees in Accounting Department, role reports to the Controller
  • 2 weeks PTO, 2 weeks sick time, good benefits


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or equivalent is preferred.
  • 2-3+ years of experience
  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency with computer hardware and software necessary to perform duties including Microsoft Office (particularly Excel, Outlook and Word) required.
  • Full working knowledge of all elements regarding a chart of accounts, cost accounting and profit centers. Must possess an understanding of debits, credits, assets, liabilities, and profit/loss accounts.
  • Working experience with Microsoft D365 is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of the organization and supervisor to resolve problems and issues in a timely manner.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, proactive, dependable, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Core Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting and clerical functions to support supervisors.
  • Preparation of journal entries and invoicing.
  • Provide support to accounting clerks with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Recording and reconciling usage of inventory items.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly and year end growing cost reports.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, complete adjustment journals as needed and submit back up documents at period end.
  • Responsible for completion and maintenance of general ledgers and financial reports.
  • Monitor and analyze account data, working closely with the production and accounting teams to produce complete and accurate financial reports and statements.
  • Assist with preparing budgets and forecasts.
  • Assist with the month-end close process and financial reporting.
  • Support Controller during the annual audit process, attending meetings, preparing schedules and providing variances analysis.

Posted On: Monday, October 23, 2023

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