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Controller

Company: PrairieFood
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: PrairieFood is a soil amendment manufacturer serving the regenerative agriculture industry. We are seeking a qualified and engaged Controller to grow the accounting and financial reporting systems and functions as we scale our operations. The Controller is responsible for maintaining accurate accounting records and producing financial statements for a multi-site operation that are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The controller has oversight responsibilities of Human Resources, Information Technology and Administrative Services and reports to the President.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Accounting - The company currently utilizes QuickBooks online and seeks to bring multi-site accounting functions in-house in the coming 12-18 months.

  • Monthly financial statement preparation
  • Fixed asset and depreciation reconciliation
  • Inventory reconciliation and record maintenance
  • Accounts Receivable and sales invoicing
  • Accounts Payable - invoice input and check writing
  • Balance sheet account reconciliation
  • Policies and procedure development
  • Accounting transaction flowcharting
  • Develop and train the accounting staff
  • Develop and maintain departmental and location budgets and report variances
  • Manufacturing Work-in-Process accounting
  • Job Cost accounting
  • Production Plant construction accounting, incentives and progress payments
  • Financial analysis on a wide variety of topics central to company strategic and tactical decision making
  • Monitor, Analysis and Report Cost of Sales
  • Oversight responsibility of Investor/Shareholder Relations; maintain cap table and related investment vehicles; maintain stock option plan Human Resources
    • Oversight responsibility of payroll, compensation, benefits administration, employee relations and policy/procedure development
    • Coordinate with existing Professional Employer Organization (PEO)Information Technology
      • Principal contact with the IT vendors. Lead strategic and tactical planning for new information system that will service multiple production sites and agricultural product distribution. Administrative Services
        • Oversight responsibility of Investor/Shareholder Relations; maintain cap table and related investment vehicles; maintain stock option plan
        • Insurances - Liability, In-land Marine, D&O, E&O, Construction, and all other coverages
        • Oversight and compliance with Federal Motor Carrier act
        • Assist in projects as requiredQualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education/Experience:
          • Bachelor's Degree with Certified Public Accountant license
          • Seven to ten years progressively responsible business experience
          • Progressive education in accounting, finance and IT systems.
          • Work with members of management to efficiently and effectively build a team atmosphere that produces high quality employees with low turnover
          • Work with members of management to manage the company in a professional, efficient and effective manner with a driven attitude towards protection of assets and profitability
          • Ability to work out of our future Lawrence, Kansas office.
          • Agricultural experience preferred, but not necessaryComputer Skills:
            • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Additionally, Proficient in QuickBooks with the ability to transition to an intermediate or enterprise level accounting system in the future.This position is currently remote, however will transition to working in our office in Lawrence KS.

Keywords: PrairieFood, Lawrence , Controller, Professions , Lawrence, Kansas

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