Job Info
Job Title: Accountant
Location: Yuma, AZ
Category: Administrative Jobs
Job Number: 12041
Posted Date: 9/15/2021
Job description

Goal is to provide timely and accurate accounting information to management. Primary responsibility is for monthly and annual closing of accounting books. Make appropriate general journal entries. Insure bank reconciliations and accounts payable statements are completed. Insure proper crop accounting assignment, matching income with expenses. Reconciliation of prepaid expenses. Produce first draft of month-end trial balance and review for miscoding. Produce first draft of balance sheet and income statement. Produce financial ratios for final version of final statements. Analyze data using pivot tables and ad-hoc reporting to provide better accounting status to upper management. Assist in the implementation of accounting automation solutions and accounting procedures and policies.

Accounting Knowledge:

  • Proper assignment of debits and credits – assets, liabilities, equity, income, expense
  • Financial statement development – balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement
  • Financial ratios
  • Month-end and year-end closing requirements with backup documentation and worksheets
  • General journal entry recording and backup development
  • Crop deferral entry
  • Prepaid expense management and allocation – including rent, services, insurance, water
  • Bank statement reconciliations
  • Accounts payable statement reconciliations
  • Row crop accounting knowledge
  • Short-term portion of long-term debt calculations
  • Loan amortizations
  • GAAP, Arizona, California, and Federal accounting and business rules knowledge
  • Accounts Payable invoice entry
  • Accounts Receivable invoice entry


  • Organized, accurate, neat, timely, and polite
  • Timely responsible to electronic and verbal communications
  • Meet accounting deadlines – internal and external
  • Able to follow manager’s priorities
  • Follow and maintain company accounting policies and procedures


  • Data Entry – accurate and timely
  • Ten-key calculator
  • Typing 35+ words per minute
  • Microsoft Outlook, recording contacts, making appointments, managing, writing, and responding to emails
  • Microsoft Excel, capable of creating formulas, lookup tables, pivot tables, graphs, and forms development
  • Microsoft Word, knowledge of proper letter forms

Automation and Computer Knowledge:

  • AgStar, Famous or other Agricultural software solutions.  QuickBooks knowledge could be beneficial.
  • SharePoint or other document management software, Dropbox, Adobe Acrobat
  • Digitizing accounting and business documents
  • Accounts Payable automation solutions with workflows
  • Payroll software including ADP Workforce Now or agricultural specific solutions


  • Mathematics – using mathematics to solve problems include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, algebra, and statistics.
  • Active Listening – giving full attention to what the other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension – understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents in the English language.
  • Speaking – talking to others to convey information effectively in the English language.

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