Confidential Company

Job Summary

Location

Cut Knife, SK

Job Categories

Agriculture
Finance | Insurance

Application Deadline

Oct 30, 2012

Position Start Date

TBD

Type of Employment

Full Time

Salary

DOE

Number of Positions

One

Agricultural Accountant

Job Description

Do you have the desire to work with owner managed farms and agribusiness operations?


Did you grow up on a farm? 


Or, do you aspire to continue to reside or work within the agricultural community?


If this describes you, then this position may be for you:


Agricultural Accountant


 


A unique opportunity exists for a qualified Accountant with an agricultural background to join a private family owned grain and seed producer based in Cut Knife, Saskatchewan.  Our client has been involved in the growing and merchandising of seed, seed processing and the Ag/chemical business successfully for well over 30 years.


We are seeking an experienced and designated accountant to assist our client with accounting, tax, farm succession, general office administration and advisory needs, This person will be involved with various aspects of grain settlements, along with overseeing accounting activities specifically for the Agro business.  


Key Responsibilities:


 


·       Assist in handling orders for customer spraying and product deliveries


·       Accept and reconcile account payments from customers


·       Complete invoicing for location


·       Inventory analysis and reconciliation


·       Maintain communications with suppliers and enter information for grower programs


·       Month-end journal entries


·       Order tracking


·       Plan cost accounting


·       Sales margin and operating expense analysis


·       Track direct to farm loads 


·       Other duties as assigned by supervisor 


Qualifications: 


·       Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business related field


·       CGA or CMA or CPA preferred


·       3-5 years of experience working with financial analysis and financial statement preparation


·       Proven experience with Accounts Payable and Receivable


·       High level of proficiency with Agre/Tronia (custom software for retail) and Simply accounting 


·       Agriculture industry experience preferred


·       Proficient in MS Office with particular skill in Excel


·       Payroll and basic bookkeeping and accounting experience 


Skills:


·       Personable and outgoing self-starter with superior organizational and communication skills


·       Proven ability to; adapt, multi-task, work independently, and meet deadlines


·       Friendly disposition and team player  


·       Strong written and verbal communication and documentation skills


·       Ability to multi-task, prioritize work flow and complete tasks with a high level of organization, responsibility, and efficiency·        


·       Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with people at various levels of the organization


·       Proven commitment to internal controls·


·       Strong decision making and problem solving skills


·       Willingness to answer phones and welcome customers and visitors


Compensation:


Base salary is D.O.E. and an excellent benefits package will be provided. This is a great opportunity for someone seeking to work in a stable and team oriented environment and who loves and prefers a rural agricultural lifestyle.


Interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail a cover letter and resume, quoting ‘Agricultural Accountant’ in the subject line.


We thank all interested applicants, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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