Accounting Manager/Controller at Profeta Farms 640 views0 applications


The ACCOUNTING MANAGER will be a financial steward of a quickly expanding organization with a long-standing history in the local and sustainable agriculture industry. With the addition of a large footprint retail store, careful financial oversight is a key to our success. Our outsourced accounting is being replaced by a permanent, on-site department. Reporting directly to the COO, the ACCOUNTING MANAGER/CONTROLLER will work closely with the Retail Director (GM) and Farm Operations Manager as well as oversee all Accounting functions for the organization. This person is responsible for directing the fiscal functions of the corporation in accordance with GAAP and any industry regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities


Management and Teamwork

  • Build Acounting Department in collaboration with COO
  • Be a strategic partner in the development of the organization’s fiscal budgeting process.
  • Create and manage systems to improve the collection and flow of financial data to drive better reports and business intelligence, always working to improve the organization’s decision-making tools.
  • Assist in the evaluation the company’s long-term plans and new programs from a financial perspective.
  • Direct and develop accounting department team.
  • Provide ongoing financial coaching to managers within the company.
  • Provide training to the managers of the company to support their successful budget and department management and reach financial goals.



  • Implement and direct the organization’s annual budget, and benchmarking process with the farm’s Operations Manager and retail market’s General Manager.
  • Provide reports, including 13 week rolling cashflow, monthly and weekly to communicate budget analysis and financial trends to the COO, Retail Director (GM), Farm Operations Manager, and top management.
  • Provide departmental monthly P&L reports and co-lead monthly P&L meetings with leadership team
  • Develop new metrics reporting as needed to ensure the company is on track to meet strategic goals.
  • Analyze reports regularly to discover any potential financial red flags or missed opportunities.
  • Work with the CEO and COO to create any needed financial documentation for the board, bank, or any other purpose as needed.



  • Develop a deep understanding and working knowledge of the Market Point of Sale and insure it’s proper usesage in collaboration with General Manager.
  • Create and manage systems for checks and balances in cash handling procedures and standard operating procedures regarding banking and deposits.
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner.
  • Ensure accounts receivable are collected promptly.
  • Maintain the chart of accounts and an orderly accounting filing system.



  • Manage the company’s books in accordance with GAAP and assume responsibility for paying taxes and staying current with all accounting and reconciliation tasks.
  • Manage outside lending and audit relationships.


 Qualifications and Experience

  1. Affinity for local food and sustainable agriculture; a match for our values
  2. Ability to connect financial and operational objectives in a manner that engages management team
  3. Ability to create a series of adaptible systems for vertically intergrated business
  4. S. in Accounting/Finance
  5. MBA or CPA preferred
  6. Minimum 5 years as the Accounting Manager/Controller in a small but growing business, preferably with in the food and farming industry
  7. Proven track record in effective team management
  8. Current experience and proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel
  9. Strong business acumen, with experience in strategic planning and operationalizing complex budgets
  10. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  11. Strong personal references regarding ethics and personal credibility


Compensation:  Based on experience. Competitive base salary.  Benefits include PTO, medical insurance, life insurance, and a stipend of food from the farm.



The duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, requirements, and conditions listed in this job description are representative only, and are not inclusive of all tasks an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time, and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of the business, competition, or work environment change.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, member or activity in local commission, the presence of disabilities, sexual orientation, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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About Profeta Farms

Profeta Farms is a 1200 acre multifaceted certified organic livestock and vegetable farm dedicated to changing the way food is produced and distributed. We aim to produce a wide range of high-quality foods so that our customers may buy the majority of their food from a single local, organic, responsible source. Profeta Farms is opening a new 25,000 square-foot grocery store with a strong focus on prepared foods.

Our Core Values

  • Work that Matters – We produce food that helps others achieve greater health. To attract and retain dedicated team members who are passionate about this goal, we aim to provide a great working environment with ample opportunities for growth and development.
  • Biologically Vibrant – Healthy Soils yields Healthy People. To that end, we grow our crops using regenerative farming practices, always bearing in mind that we are stewards of the land. This fully mineralized and biologically active foundation lends its health to the plants that grow in it, a trend that follows the food chain all the way up to the consumer.
  • Pasture Centered Farming – Our livestock are provided with the highest level of humane care available. They will be able to express their natural behaviors outdoors on pasture, without restriction. Their welfare is of utmost importance to us.
  • Innovative – We utilize a blend of modern techniques matched with old world principles as a way of producing food efficiently, while adhering to sound, safe organic farming practices. We also embrace and drive change in the marketplace.
  • Product Excellence – We strive to produce superior quality foods that are not only healthy but also taste and look great. We go above and beyond the organic standards in our efforts to meet this goal.
  • Teamwork – We could not be successful without a dedicated team. Through effective collaboration we can achieve our goals. We treat each other fairly, with dignity and respect, and believe that communication must be open and direct.
  • Transparency – Being transparent to our community and ourselves is the only way to conduct business responsibly. We keep no secrets about how our operation is run, building a trusting relationship with our customers and team members.
  • Education – An informed community is crucial to our success. Wherever possible, we seek to enrich our customers’ knowledge of farming, health, and food.
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