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Cost Accountant

Fresh Express

Salinas, CA
30+ days ago
Salinas, CA
30+ days ago

Position Summary

Within the Accounting group, the Cost Accountant is responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly compilation and reporting of key performance indicators. S/he performs daily review of inventory cycle counts and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Also performs variance analysis of labor, yields, usage variances and overhead expenses. Participates in the development of annual plant budgets and assist in the maintenance of the standard cost system.

Position Functions

  • Daily, Weekly, and Monthly compilation of key performance indicators for management review.
  • Preparation of monthly closing journal entries for recording and allocating direct costs.
  • Assist in the maintenance and update of the standard cost system.
  • Perform daily review of inventory cycle count adjustments and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Perform quarterly inventory observations.
  • Participate in the development of annual plant budgets.
  • Perform variance analysis of direct labor, material usage variance, yields, purchase price variances, and overhead expenses.

Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

  • Ability to perform costing analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak, understand, and write in English.

Position Experience Qualifications

  • 3 years experience in accounting.
  • 2 years in a standard cost manufacturing environment.

Position Education & Training Preferred

  • Bachelor in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting or Finance.
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Cost Accountant

Fresh Express

Salinas, CA
30+ days ago
Salinas, CA
30+ days ago

Position Summary

Within the Accounting group, the Cost Accountant is responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly compilation and reporting of key performance indicators. S/he performs daily review of inventory cycle counts and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Also performs variance analysis of labor, yields, usage variances and overhead expenses. Participates in the development of annual plant budgets and assist in the maintenance of the standard cost system.

Position Functions

  • Daily, Weekly, and Monthly compilation of key performance indicators for management review.
  • Preparation of monthly closing journal entries for recording and allocating direct costs.
  • Assist in the maintenance and update of the standard cost system.
  • Perform daily review of inventory cycle count adjustments and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Perform quarterly inventory observations.
  • Participate in the development of annual plant budgets.
  • Perform variance analysis of direct labor, material usage variance, yields, purchase price variances, and overhead expenses.

Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

  • Ability to perform costing analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak, understand, and write in English.

Position Experience Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in accounting.
  • 2+ years in a standard cost manufacturing environment.

Position Education & Training Preferred

  • Bachelor in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting or Finance.
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Financial Analyst

Dole Food Company, Inc.

Salinas, CA
4 days ago
Salinas, CA
4 days ago

GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY PURPOSE

The Financial Analyst (FA) provides support to Ag Ops with financial analysis and performs special projects as requested. The FA analyzes accounting information, provides variance explanations, and provides reports to operations. The FA participates in the annual budget and forecasts

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION

  • Generate monthly financial reports and report variance summary to Management.
  • Research and investigate variances, analyze balances, pinpoint drivers behind the variances, spot trends, find errors and discrepancies, question processes, find out the why’s and maintain focus on the company’s goals and objectives.
  • Be able to understand a financial statement in order to provide analytical support to Corporate and Business Operations, including variance explanations and recommendations.
  • Compile multiple sources of information to generate an accurate Estimate / Forecast for the Period / Quarter, summarize the results and explain key variances by working with cross-functional departments in compiling relevant data and provide comprehensive analysis.
  • Be able to understand the business operations cost structure and provide financial support to Operations.
  • Prepare necessary information for budget process for all Ag. Veg. Operations, such as preparing the budget, coordinating and attending meetings with the Finance/Operations team, and providing analytical support to variance explanation.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and reports: price/volume historical curves; production reports, profitability by grower, etc.
  • Support management with financial modeling and analysis of critical information for decision making, such as KPI’s, financial ratios, comparative analysis, etc.
  • Measure performance of special projects (Operational Excellence) for profitability and cost efficiency.
  • Coordinate presentation materials for management meetings to include financial analysis, product costing, yield analysis and providing analytical support for cost savings, revenue enhancement initiatives and labor/safety analysis.
  • Participate in developing long-term strategies for operations, capital expenditure requests and special projects to improve operating performance.
  • Pursue continuous improvement of existing processes to save time and create efficiency.
  • Document policies and procedures as requested.
  • Financial reporting support to auditors and senior management at quarter end reviews, audit, etc.
  • Ensure that financial reports accurately reflect all related activity and support the finance group to ensure that all deadlines are achieved related to period end close.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skill And Experience Requirements)

  • 2-3 years cost accounting/financial analysis experience required, preferably in agriculture.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; with responsive feedback at all times. Spanish language skills helpful.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and application.
  • Intermediate / Advance Microsoft Excel skills to include XLOOKUP, SUMPRODUCT, MATCH, INDEX, PowerPivot, Power Query and proper database management and accuracy to ensure data quality and integrity. Experience structuring data is good to have. Proactiveness and Curiosity are critical in this topic.
  • Strong PC and mainframe skills including working knowledge of PowerPoint and JD Edwards software.
  • Spanish knowledge helpful
  • Must have the ability to do thorough research on issues and document findings, appear for work on time, follow directions, interact well with co-workers, work well both independently as well as in a team environment, understand and follow posted work rules/procedures and accept constructive criticism.
  • Strong attention to detail and a desire to assume new responsibilities.
  • Have an attitude of questioning processes and of bringing ideas to make the company more efficient and effective.

Preferred knowledge, skills and experience that would make an employee more likely to be successful:

Data management: Connectivity between various sources of information, knowledge of JDE, COGNOS, Grower Accounting or Showcase systems.


INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

Primary relationships are with peer group, corporate reporting, and operational personnel, and the commodity sales group.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience

EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT

N/A

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift (including overhead) and/or up to 15 lbs.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

  • Laptop

WORK HOUR REQUIREMENT (Indicate all that apply and specify whether it is preferred or required.)

Ability to work overtime, weekends, rotating shifts preferred/required.


Required Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; with responsive feedback at all times. Spanish language skills helpful.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and application.
  • Intermediate / Advance Microsoft Excel skills to include XLOOKUP, SUMPRODUCT, MATCH, INDEX, PowerPivot, Power Query and proper database management and accuracy to ensure data quality and integrity. Experience structuring data is good to have. Proactiveness and Curiosity are critical in this topic.
  • Strong PC and mainframe skills including working knowledge of PowerPoint and JD Edwards software.
  • Spanish knowledge helpful
  • Must have the ability to do thorough research on issues and document findings, appear for work on time, follow directions, interact well with co-workers, work well both independently as well as in a team environment, understand and follow posted work rules/procedures and accept constructive criticism.
  • Strong attention to detail and a desire to assume new responsibilities.
  • Have an attitude of questioning processes and of bringing ideas to make the company more efficient and effective.

Required Experience
  • 2-3 years cost accounting/financial analysis experience required, preferably in agriculture.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent work experience

We are an equal opportunity employer. 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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ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST-

GO KIDS INC

GILROY, CA
17 days ago
GILROY, CA
17 days ago

Description

FULL-TIME, NON -EXEMPT BENEFITED POSITION, SALARY $19 PER HOUR


SUMMARY: Prepare and maintain interrelated financial records in relation to individual departments, projects, and Go Kids as a whole in accordance to the HR & Fiscal Policy and Procedure Manuals of Go Kids, Inc.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following as well as other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned.


I. ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE/BILLING

• Analyzes general ledger to ensure reconciliation with detail ledger or supporting schedule relating to attendance and accounts receivables.

• Code, post and general cash receipts.

• Performs variance analysis reporting relating to attendance and accounts receivable billing.

• Process month end attendance inclusive of contract earnings control sheet reconciliation.

• Issue monthly tuition statements for all Go Kids’ clients.

• Prepares fiscal claims for submission to funding sources.

• Post accounts receivable to general ledger.

• Audit family files monthly as part of the Audit Team.

• Maintain credit card agreements and process credit card payments.

• Coordinates and prepares pertinent information for external accounting firm and auditors.

• Enroll in appropriate training to adhere to the department’s professional development goals.

• Analyze outstanding Accounts Receivable and review collections with Site Supervisors/Regional Directors.

• Interface with clients to discuss outstanding receivables.

• Interface regularly with the family and compliance specialists (EU).

• Maintain and keep current appropriate binders – NOA, Billing, Provider, Credit Memos, Journal Entries, Accounts Receivable Aging, etc.

• Review accounting policies and procedures related to attendance and accounts receivable and update as needed.

• Continue to increase professional knowledge and skills associated with accounting.


II. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

• Assist with training and effectively coaching Site Supervisors and Administration staff regarding fiscal procedure focused on attendance, accounts receivable and collections.

• Responsible for job cross training.

• Recommend improvements to current practices within the fiscal department.

• Keeps abreast of current regulations, trends and practices in general accounting, and office administration professions.

• Uses equipment and materials in a safe and acceptable manner, follows established safety procedures, uses appropriate safeguards and observes common sense rules of safety in all on-the-job activities.

• Assist with additional support as needed by Finance Department.

• Conducts self in manner reflecting credit on Go Kids and encourages others to do the same.


Requirements

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Requires general knowledge of accounting principles, including federal, state and local laws and regulations governing organizations.

• Must be organized, creative, independent and self-motivated, enthusiastic, dependable, detail-oriented, flexible in scheduling and prioritization, and driven by excellence.

• Must possess exceptional communication skills to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form, including accurate grammar and business correspondence knowledge.

• Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective business relationships; demonstrated ability to communicate in situations requiring tact and poise; skilled in confidentiality and discretion.

• Thorough knowledge of office administration (including efficient filing systems, office machines and equipment, and computer software, including MS Excel and other accounting software) and skilled in customer service and employee relations.

• Must present a neat, professional appearance.

• Must be able to adjust tasks and focus with composure, and in accordance with changing deadlines and priorities.

• Requires a good sense of humor and belief in working as a professional, cohesive team member.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

• Associate’s degree (A.A/S.) in Accounting or a related field or equivalent from four year college and two-three (2-3) years related experience in a business and/or non-profit environment. Experience in Accounting and attendance record keeping essential. Supervisory experience necessary along with an understanding of fund or job cost accounting. Possess a valid CA driver’s license and pass criminal record clearances.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:

• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures with conformance to the prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from government entities, employees, managers, clients, and the general public.

• Bilingual and Biliterate skills required.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

• Ability to work with generally accepted accounting procedures, balance sheets, profit/loss statements, and mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to calculate figures & amounts with a 10 Key.


REASONING ABILITY:

• Ability to define and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables, occasionally in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT: physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met (or may be encountered) by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


• Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, sit, stand, reach with hands and arms, and walk. Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


• Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions and wet (humid) conditions and is occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and can sometimes be noisy.




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Controller

Fresh Express

Salinas, CA
13 days ago
Salinas, CA
13 days ago

Position Summary

The incumbent will manage the plant accounting processes and ensure accurate and timely month end closes in accordance with GAAP, and corporate policy. In addition, he/she will analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results, in terms of profitability and performance, against the budget.

Position Functions

  • Manage monthly plant closing process including preparation of financial statements and supplemental reporting.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Report key cost indicators and operational performance indicators in a meaningful way to improve management decision-making.
  • Ensure an effective internal control system exists at the plant.
  • Manage the forecasting process and analyze for completeness and reasonableness.
  • Manage standard cost system and product costing process.
  • Manage the accounting process to ensure accurate and timely recording of transactions, according to GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, and corporate policies.
  • Coordinate and lead the development of annual plant budgets and weekly/monthly forecasting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to build teams and facilitate staff development
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with multiple areas and levels throughout the organization - including the local operations team as well as corporate accounting/team members
  • Ability to speak, understand, and write in the English language

Position Experience Qualifications

  • 10 years experience in accounting
  • 5 years in a standard cost manufacturing environment
  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • internal controls
  • Cost accounting
  • GAAP
  • ERP systems

Position Education & Training Preferred

  • MBA in Accounting/Finance or related graduate level coursework
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Sr. Financial Analyst

Granite Construction

Watsonville, CA
5 days ago
Watsonville, CA
5 days ago

General Summary

This position is responsible for the preparation and reporting the company’s financial and operating results including the development of financial and operational analyses and metrics needed to assist company management in their decision-making processes.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  1. Create and maintain reports and analyses used for the company’s monthly, quarterly and annual financial report packages to aid in the financial review process
  2. Work with other departments to coordinate and compile financial reports in order to meet internal and external reporting deadlines
  3. Perform monthly analysis, including clear and concise narratives, on balance sheet and income statement accounts to provide insight on the financial results of the company’s operations and to assist leadership in making sound planning and control decisions
  4. Prepare a variety of operational and ad-hoc reports, in a clear and concise manner, to answer specific questions raised by financial reporting end-users
  5. Participate in the design, implementation and maintenance of report writing databases to allow for efficient and in-depth analysis of company operations
  6. Review and recommend data entry methods to improve the accuracy of financial data and the efficiency of report generation
  7. Develop new reports to improve the efficiency of the reporting process
  8. Thoroughly document processes and procedures used in the development of reports to ensure consistency and reporting accuracy
  9. Assist the Director of Financial Reporting (or Financial Reporting Sr. Manager) with the supervision and training of the financial reporting and analysis team
  10. Help to establish processes, goals and priorities for the group to ensure the development of the team and improve efficiencies

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management required

Work Experience

  • 10+ years of experience in Budget/Finance, Financial Reporting or Accounting
  • Increasingly responsible experience in budgetary analysis and/or complex accounting procedures
  • Proven experience with database applications, query systems & business intelligence software

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Advanced computer skills required (Excel, Word, Access, Adobe Professional; experience with Oracle Business Intelligence, PowerBI, Pivot Tables, Hyperion and/or SQL a plus)
  • Strong understanding of database applications, table relationships, and query joins and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to accurately perform complex mathematical computations, manage a high level of detailed information and research, retrieve and organize data to prepare reports and financial documentation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to real-time challenges
  • Ability to set priorities, organize work and work in high production environment while responding quickly and effectively under pressure, changing priorities and tight timelines/deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact and maintain positive working relationships with all levels of employees, from entry level employees to executive management
  • Attention to detail, quick learner and internally motivated to seek out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively disseminate information
  • Team player who can operate effectively within a matrix management environment

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
  • Ability and willingness to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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    Controller

    Fresh Express

    Salinas, CA
    26 days ago
    Salinas, CA
    26 days ago

    Position Summary

    The incumbent will manage the plant accounting processes and ensure accurate and timely month end closes in accordance with GAAP, and corporate policy. In addition, he/she will analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results, in terms of profitability and performance, against the budget.

    Position Functions

    • Manage monthly plant closing process including preparation of financial statements and supplemental reporting.
    • Prepare monthly financial statements and reports.
    • Report key cost indicators and operational performance indicators in a meaningful way to improve management decision-making.
    • Ensure an effective internal control system exists at the plant.
    • Manage the forecasting process and analyze for completeness and reasonableness.
    • Manage standard cost system and product costing process.
    • Manage the accounting process to ensure accurate and timely recording of transactions, according to GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, and corporate policies.
    • Coordinate and lead the development of annual plant budgets and weekly/monthly forecasting.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

    • Strong accounting and analytical skills
    • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to build teams and facilitate staff development
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to interact with multiple areas and levels throughout the organization - including the local operations team as well as corporate accounting/team members
    • Ability to speak, understand, and write in the English language

    Position Experience Qualifications

    • 10 years experience in accounting
    • 5+ years in a standard cost manufacturing environment
    • 3+ years supervisory experience
    • internal controls
    • Cost accounting
    • GAAP
    • ERP systems

    Position Education & Training Preferred

    • MBA in Accounting/Finance or related graduate level coursework
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    Staff Accountant

    Granite Construction

    Watsonville, CA
    20 days ago
    Watsonville, CA
    20 days ago

    Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

    Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!

    Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America’s largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.

    At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you’ll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future.

    General Summary
    Under general supervision, this position is responsible for providing professional accounting support to the General Accounting department related to the maintenance, processing and analysis of accounting records in a manner consistent with the Company policies and procedures.
    Essential Job Accountabilities
    1. Prepare accounting reports that validate the accuracy of accounting information and ensure compliance with GAAP.
    2. Assist in the analysis and interpretation of accounting records to enhance management decision making.
    3. Prepare, review, and post journal entries to support the monthly close process.
    4. Review financial reports to ensure the accuracy and clarity of information presented.
    5. Participate in cross training for development purposes and departmental coverage.
    6. Prepare selected balance sheet reconciliations and analysis to ensure accounts are compliant with GAAP.
    7. Perform special projects and additional assignments as directed that support the General Accounting function.

    Education
    • Bachelors Degree, preferably in Accounting
    Work Experience
    • 1-2 Years Accounting experience preferred
    Knowledge, skills, and abilities
    • Intermediate computer spreadsheet skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Analytical skills
    Additional Requirements/Skills
    • Self-motivated team player
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Deadline driven
    • Customer service focused
    Physical Demands
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    About Granite Construction Incorporated

    Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

    Notice to Staffing Agencies

    Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

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    Accounting Manager – Consolidations

    Granite Construction

    Watsonville, CA
    20 days ago
    Watsonville, CA
    20 days ago

    General Summary

    This position is responsible for: managing the timely and accurate consolidation of affiliated companies as part of corporate monthly close process; providing technical accounting support to the Controller’s group; managing audits of subsidiaries and affiliates; coaching, guiding, mentoring, and training the consolidations staff.

    Essential Job Accountabilities

    1. Manage the monthly close process, for the company’s sponsored and non-sponsored joint ventures, including consolidating and eliminating entries to provide timely and accurate reporting of the company’s financial performance
    2. Provide research, analysis and technical support to the Controller’s group and provide technical support for acquisitions, change in business processes, joint ventures, and other unique business opportunities, to ensure transactions are recorded accurately and in a timely manner
    3. Develop and implement company-wide accounting policies and procedures to ensure the accuracy of financial information and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
    4. Review and approve financial package reports, 10Q/K reports and account reconciliations, generated by the consolidations staff, to ensure accuracy and completeness
    5. Oversee the preparation and distribution of the monthly financial statements, of the company’s sponsored joint ventures, in accordance with joint venture agreements to ensure compliance and accuracy
    6. Support the company’s external auditors with their quarterly reviews and annual audits to ensure the 10Q/K is filed timely
    7. Manage all post-closing “score sheet” entries, track their materiality to the company’s published financial statements and prepare subsequent SAB 99 analysis for audit review to ensure accuracy and compliance
    8. Manage the consolidations team, including but not limited to; staffing, work assignments, compensation and performance management to ensure company initiatives are met

    Education

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
    • CPA required

    Work Experience

    • 6+ years’ progressive experience in a combination of public and corporate accounting
    • 3+ years’ experience in a managerial capacity.
    • Experience with consolidation/JV accounting for construction or real estate industries
    • Large enterprise system experience (JD Edwards experience a plus).

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities

    • Excellent understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), consolidations, and JV accounting
    • Ability to research and analyze new accounting standards/pronouncements issued by the SEC and FASB to determine the impact on the company
    • Advanced computer skills required (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional, JD Edwards).
    • Ability to research, retrieve and organize data to prepare reports and financial documentation.
    • Excellent consultative and communication skills (written & oral) and ability to interface effectively with all levels of employees/management and effectively disseminate information
    • Ability to properly manage and prioritize resources, people and projects
    • Sound decision making ability with the experience to balance consensus against authority as appropriate
    • Team player, with strong leadership skills, who can operate effectively within a matrix management environment
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to real-time challenges
    • Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Additional Requirements/Skills

    • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
    • Ability and willingness to abide by the company’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive

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    SEC and Financial Reporting Manager

    Granite Construction

    Watsonville, CA
    20 days ago
    Watsonville, CA
    20 days ago

    General Summary

    This position is responsible for:

    • Researching, organizing and completing various SEC documents to ensure financial information is accurate and in compliance with general accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations.
    • Managing the preparation, analysis and reporting of the company’s financial and operating results to ensure financial information is accurate and relevant to internal decision making processes.

    Essential Job Accountabilities

    1. Organize, draft and distribute to senior management and auditors SEC documents such as the 10Q and 10K including financial statements, financial statement footnotes and MD&A using financial schedules prepared by other functional groups and disclosure checklists to ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC regulations.
    2. Coordinate with the Company’s external auditors to schedule their fieldwork and information needs and to communicate financial reporting issues during quarter and year end periods to the audit firm’s satisfaction.
    3. Coordinate and participate in the preparation of audits of subsidiaries, joint ventures and prequalification forms as required to ensure deadlines are met and financial information is accurate.
    4. Perform ad-hoc analyses and research of accounting literature, as requested by management, including monitoring and participating as a key contributor on projects to implement new rules and regulations proposed, or under review, by accounting standards setting bodies (such as the FASB and SEC) to analyze the impact on company operations.
    5. Responsible for the evaluation and maintenance of monthly, quarterly and annual reports and analyses as well as for the development of new reports and report writing databases to allow for analysis of company operations and to improve the efficiency of the reporting process.
    6. Work with other departments, including senior management, to develop a variety of reports that present information in a clear and concise manner to answer specific questions, provide insight into company operations and enable decision making based on a variety of information needs.
    7. Review and approve financial package reports, prepared by financial reporting staff and other functional groups, as applicable, to ensure accuracy and completeness.

    8. Responsible for management of the financial reporting team, including but not limited to; staffing, work assignments, compensation and performance management to ensure company initiatives are met and staff development.

    Education

    · Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required

    · CPA required

    Work Experience

    • 4+ years’ experience in public accounting or a combination of public accounting and corporate accounting required (public accounting preferred)
    • Management/supervisory experience
    • Experience with SEC reporting requirements and researching SEC reporting and technical issues, including all disclosures and MD&A
    • Experience with internal financial reporting and data analyses using Microsoft Excel
    • Prior experience working collaboratively with various department and groups (legal, treasury, tax, accounting, etc.)

    Knowledge, skills, and abilities

    • Strong understanding of GAAP
    • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills and working knowledge of large ERP software (JD Edwards/Oracle Enterprise One experience a plus)
    • Ability to research and analyze new accounting standards/pronouncements issued by the SEC and FASB to determine the impact on the Company.
    • Ability to collaborate internally, and externally, to achieve appropriate solutions necessary for financial reporting deadlines
    • Strong consultative and communication skills (written & oral) and ability to interface effectively with all internal and external stakeholders and effectively disseminate information
    • Ability to properly manage and prioritize resources, people and projects and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to real-time challenges
    • Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
    • Team player, with strong leadership skills, who can operate effectively within a matrix management environment
    • Familiarity with Workiva application and XBRL a plus

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Additional Requirements/Skills

    • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
    • Ability and willingness to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis
    • When necessary, must be able to work outside of regular office hours including evenings and weekends
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive

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    Posted

    30+ days ago

    Description

    Position Summary

    Within the Accounting group, the Cost Accountant is responsible for daily, weekly, and monthly compilation and reporting of key performance indicators. S/he performs daily review of inventory cycle counts and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Also performs variance analysis of labor, yields, usage variances and overhead expenses. Participates in the development of annual plant budgets and assist in the maintenance of the standard cost system.

    Position Functions

    • Daily, Weekly, and Monthly compilation of key performance indicators for management review.
    • Preparation of monthly closing journal entries for recording and allocating direct costs.
    • Assist in the maintenance and update of the standard cost system.
    • Perform daily review of inventory cycle count adjustments and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Perform quarterly inventory observations.
    • Participate in the development of annual plant budgets.
    • Perform variance analysis of direct labor, material usage variance, yields, purchase price variances, and overhead expenses.

    Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

    • Ability to perform costing analysis.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to speak, understand, and write in English.

    Position Experience Qualifications

    • 3 years experience in accounting.
    • 2 years in a standard cost manufacturing environment.

    Position Education & Training Preferred

    • Bachelor in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting or Finance.
    Cost Accountant


    Source: Fresh Express