Dole Packaged Foods

Accounting Manager

Job Location US-CA-Atwater
ID
2022-2454
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Dole Packaged Foods is a purpose led nutrition and wellness organization that “champions a more equitable world.” A world where everyone has the right to nutrition from the goodness of the earth and we reduce these gaps, one action at a time.

 

The General Accounting Manager, working with the Cost Accounting Manager and the Finance Director, will be responsible for multiple accounting functions at the Atwater location and will provide support for facilities in Michigan and Georgia.  

 

This position will ensure that accounting standards are followed and appropriate controls in place.  Will provide necessary reporting to corporate and local management along with related written and verbal analysis. 

 

This position is a key part of the local operating management team with significant impact on the global matrixed organization.  The management environment is fast paced and dynamic.  Systems are complex and sophisticated. #DOLE

Responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial records in accordance with company policy and GAAP.
  • Monitor all general ledger activity to confirm accuracy of posting and promptly respond to any changes deemed necessary, approval of journal entries, account reconciliations and master file maintenance.
  • Budgeting, reporting, forecasting analysis for cost centers. Assist cost center managers with explanation of causes and remedy of variances.
  • Ensure capital expenditures are properly controlled and accounted for and savings projects validated. Assist in preparation of requests for expenditure authorization.
  • Supervision of the Grower Accounting.
  • Supervision of Fixed Asset records and monitoring of controls over assets.
  • Interface with our shared services payables function to ensure that vendors are paid promptly and correctly.
  • Preparation of Cash Forecasts.
  • SOX compliance reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Experience, Knowledge, & Skills You Bring:                                            

  • 3+ years’ experience in public or corporate accounting.
  • Experience with SAP highly desired.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Passionate about a purpose driven career.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management.

Education & Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required
  • CPA and/or MBA desirable

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and use the computer for extended periods of time; ability to answer phones and use a variety of office equipment; ability to lift 15 pounds and reach overhead.

Travel Requirements:

  • May require occasional travel

Employment is contingent upon drug screen, background verification and skills test required for some positions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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