Description:+ Achieves accounting operational objectives by contributing financial and accounting information and recommendations to assist management in the following activities: strategic planning and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving financial problems; completing audits; identifying financial trends; determining system improvements; reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.+ Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.+ Confirms financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports.+ Maintains accounting controls by maintaining the chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures; properly enforcing segregation of duties.+ Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy, applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.+ Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing accounting regulations; recommending new procedures.+ Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; preparing payroll; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions.+ Provides historical reference by defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.+ Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning department employees, which includes Saturday coverage.+ Develop, improve and issue timely monthly financial records for Owners and work with third-party accounting professionals. + Manage commercial banking relationships.+ Work in conjunction with Owners and HR Manager in the development and economic evaluation of various staff benefits. + Supports audit and tax functions without outside CPA firm.+ Plans and carries out responsibilities with minimal direction; other duties as assigned.Additional Skills & Qualifications:+ Education: Candidates should possess a 4-year college degree, or any equivalent and 5+ years work related experience in accounting and management, preferably in the produce industry..+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and QuickBooks. + Payroll experience is required.+ Manufacturing experience is a PLUSINTERVIEWS ARE HAPPENING NOW!About Aston Carter:Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing(R) Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.