Accounting Manager

Vernon, California, United States Full-time

Local Roots’ mission is to improve global health by building a better food system. We design, build, deploy, and operate cutting-edge indoor farming projects. Our controlled environment farms yield the highest quality, locally-grown produce using breakthrough technologies that allow us to grow with 99% less water, pesticide and herbicide free, and with perfect consistency in production. Every day we work on innovating agriculture in ways that others think impossible. Our goals are audacious and we are committed to positively impacting the future of humanity. To accomplish our mission, we need the most talented people on the planet.

Role – As the Accounting Manager at Local Roots, you’ll be running the accounting department from top to bottom. We are a small but fast-growing company and are looking for a bright individual with the accounting acumen to build out a department while handling all of the day-to-day transactions. We are looking for someone who will be able to grow with us and lead accounting functions.

Responsibilities –  You should be confident making significant contributions in the following categories:

  • Perform all A/R and A/P functions
  • Ensure that all transactions are properly coded
  • Month-end reconciliations
  • Provide accurate and timely reports
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns, balance sheets, profit and loss statements and statements of cash flows
  • Work closely with department heads to prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Maintain files and records
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of accounting processes
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Analyze and verify accuracy of P&L from subsidiary companies
  • Work with CFO to develop and implement accounting policies and procedures

Requirements – Your background should include the following:

  • CPA preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and accrual accounting
  • Expert level proficiency of Quickbooks and Excel
  • 5+ years’ experience financial and managerial accounting at manufacturing company
  • Experience with cost accounting and ERPs
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Organized with a sharp attention to detail and have an unwavering attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and closely to the company’s Executive Team
  • Share our passion for the Local Roots’ mission!

Apply now if this describes you and you are interested working with a brilliant team of designers, passionate foodies, and technology junkies!