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Start Date
January 2020

Application Period
11/08/2019 – 12/06/2019

$50,000 to $65,000 – Dependent upon experience.
Salary, equity, health benefits


Company Vision & Mission

We believe in a locally-grown food
economy that prioritizes people, the planet and flavor. We’re a relationship-driven
team working together to provide locally grown frozen produce to consumers 365
days a year. Our brand provides a new channel for rural farmers to market to
mainstream markets. Applicants should be incredibly vested in improving our food
system and understand the challenges rural farmers face. The applicant’s
passion for building a local and transparent food system should show through in
all aspects of their work.

Job Summary
We are looking for a detail
oriented, assertive and knowledgeable Finance Manager to join our management
team. This team member will play a critical role in managing and improving our
organization’s financial performance, performing our accounting functions and
manage our office.  Duties for the Finance
Manager will include but not be limited to bookkeeping, manage accounting
records, evaluate and manage risk, ensure regulatory compliance, publish
financial statements, review / analyze and provide insights on financial
performance, analyze financial data to determine margins, monitor expenditure, evaluate
sales department revenue forecasting, assist in cashflow planning, coordinate
audit processes, ensure accuracy of financial information, oversee business insurance and health
insurance processes, facilitate payroll processes, and manage relationships with our
financial and office vendors. Your financial insights and exceptional numerical
proficiency will aid our organization in maintaining financial growth,
formulating sound financial strategies, implementing proper internal controls,
achieving organizational targets, and developing financial plans that support
organizational strategy.

We’re looking for experience in:

QuickBooks Online (QBO)
functionality especially around reporting

Ability to analyze financial data and suggest
tactics to increase profitability

Internal controls

Leading the budget processes

Processing financial transactions

Streamlining accounting functions integrated with
the Operations and Sales Departments

Evaluating and managing risk

Coordinate audit processes

Payroll/W2/1099 processing

Additionally, we need a flexible candidate that is
comfortable in a changing business environment and is a critical thinker.



You will be successful in this position if you can:

–       Works
well on a small team

–       Communicate
your reasons behind tough decisions

–       Manage
payment timing expectations with vendors through budgetary constraint periods

–       Work
on your own and be a self-starter

–       Care
about building complex local supply chains

–       Build relationships
with vendors and customer accounting departments throughout the country

–       Learn
Grocery Industry systems and jargon

Key Centers of Excellence:

QuickBooks Online functionality

Be able to navigate through QuickBooks

Maintain Chart of Accounts plus Location and
Class Codes

Set up new products and maintain Costs of Goods

Maintain a budget

Provide reporting


Build and Execute Budget Process

Create budget templates

Execute and monitor adherence to approved
corporate budget

Facilitate monthly budget variance meetings

Facilitate monthly P&L reviews


Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

Daily AP and AR review and execution

Create, facilitate, and then execute weekly
Cash Spend Plans

Track and reconcile


Risk Management

Manage insurance policies (appropriate
coverage, renewals, COIs)

Manage local, state and federal governments’
reporting requirements and tax filings

o    Manage
IT security

o    Evaluate
insurance brokers on an annual basis


Office Management

Maintain office supplies and services

Facilitate maintenance and repair of building,
equipment, IT

Manage relationship with landlord and building


Summary of Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or equivalent

3 years experience in Finance Management

Good communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals

Auditing experience

Compliance oriented

Proficiency in accounting software, especially QBO
and Excel

Analytical skills


Equal Opportunity

Seal the Seasons is an equal
opportunity employer. We do not discriminate because of age, race, gender,
sexual identity, religion, gender expression, national origin, marital status,
sexual orientation, or military history.


Work Conditions

Seal the Seasons is a small, start-up company with 10
employees. The office is currently located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in a
1700 sq ft office. Our typical work week is Monday through Friday. This
position has their own office. The office is adjacent to our company’s
conference room. Parking is on-site. We have a flexible work hours policy and
allow staff to work from home when appropriate. All of our employees are
encouraged to voice their ideas or concerns.

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We believe in a food economy that cares about farmers, employees and consumers. Seal the Seasons is a local food brand. Our first product line is locally grown frozen fruit and vegetables. We build transformative relationships with local farm partners, farmer-owned manufacturing, and retail partners, to sell local food year-round through retail and foodservice channels.
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