Farm Controller

Farm Controller

Farm Controller

Classification: Non-Exempt
Salary Range: DOE
Full Time Position

Fowler Packing Company, a large family friendly agricultural grower, packer and shipper of fresh fruit, and real estate developer, has an exciting opportunity for a Farm Controller to join our team.

We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, which includes Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance, paid vacation, 401k and Profit Sharing upon meeting eligibility requirements.

We are looking for an individual that has a minimum of three years of relevant Accounting experience specializing in cost analysis.

Desired Attributes


  • Excellent data analysis skills with a focus on problem solving
  • Strong organizational ability, time management adeptness, and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Dependable and accountable
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proactive approach to project management

Job Duties and Responsibilities


  • Prepare, analyze and present financial and cost accounting reports to management (including direct costs and farming profitability) with an emphasis on cause and effect
  • Support operations and management with analytical projects to determine cost effectiveness
  • Analyze and evaluate current labor, operational and overhead costs proactively with the ability to propose improvements to management
  • Initiate assignments among departments to collect data, decipher trends and interpret results
  • Evaluate farm labor productivity, efficiency, injury claims and turnover
  • Coordinate timing and distribution of departmental cost analysis reports for managerial decision making
  • Adapt to changing priorities with a positive attitude and ultimate goal of enhancing business performance


Education and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Highly proficient in Excel (including pivot tables, lookups and macros) and aptitude in Word and Outlook
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Cost Accounting/Finance
  • Solid working knowledge of accounting practices related to Agriculture/Farm Labor
  • Critical thinker with ability to identify and evaluate root causes of problems
  • Highly motivated, deadline oriented, demonstrate initiative, and understand a sense of urgency
  • Must be able to identify areas of concern within reports and other data sources
  • Self-starter comfortable with dynamic priorities and requests
  • Must have strong verbal, written, analytical, and interpersonal skills



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