Assistant Controller

  • Bowery Farming
  • New York, NY
  • Apr 09, 2021

Job Description

What You'll Do:

  • Manage all aspects of accounting management (customer invoicing, tax forms, reporting etc.), both internally and through third-party vendors, with the goal of bringing all Accounting operations in-house
  • Establish a system for forecasting, tracking and reporting all costs including variable, fixed, packaging and transportation; bridge monthly actuals to budget and forecast
  • Manage a regular cadence of financial reporting to other members of senior management, the board, and lenders
  • Build a system to manage invoicing and collections process with retail customers
  • Formulate internal controls and policies to comply with established best practices, at both corporate and farm level
  • Preparation of financial statements in compliance with GAAP guidelines and CPG practices
  • Continuously review the companyโ€™s accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances
  • Develop a system with the business to manage overall capital budget and individual projects from approval to commit to spend
  • Working with the supply chain team, develop comprehensive inventory management system
  • Working with the technology team, design and implement a scalable ERP system for the business
  • Drive labor planning and analysis, including demand forecast, labor rates, productivity improvement assumptions, attendance, and attrition

Who You Are:

  • You have relevant years of Accounting experience working CPG, Food or Manufacturing environment
  • You are a result oriented leader who identifies issues/challenges and drives aggressively to resolve them to the benefit of the enterprise
  • You have solid knowledge of GAAP
  • You demonstrate excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closing, reporting etc.)
  • You understand data analysis and forecasting
  • You have extensive experience in implementation and management of ERP software systems
  • You are well-organized with ability to prioritize work
  • You have a collegial attitude, with proven ability to work both independently and with cross-functional teams
  • You are a very good communicator
  • You pay high attention to detail and have a strong problem-solving ability.
  • You possessing a professional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus

Organization Type


Organization Size



Food & Agriculture

Drawdown solutions

Plant-Rich Diets