Job Title: Controller
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food
Job Categories: Accounting
Human Resources

 Contact Information
Company Name: Earth Circle Organics
  Address: 355 Crown Point Circle
Grass Valley,  95945
United States
  Company Phone: 1-877-922-FOOD
Web Site:

Job Description
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The Position: Controller

Earth Circle Organics is a fast-growth global importer, packer, and distributor of raw and organic superfoods located in Grass Valley, CA. 

The Controller position is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, cash management, a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles, and manage Human Resources functions and compliance.  Reports to the President/COO.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Process payroll in a timely manner
  • Ensure that periodic bank and ledger reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions


  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report and tax returns with outsourced professional service providers
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations


  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Supervises: All accounting staff

Desired Qualifications: The controller candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible positions.  Preference will be given to candidates with manufacturing company experience, the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.

Job Location: Grass Valley, CA
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: 50+ miles
Required to Relocate: No
Required to Travel: No
Minimum Experience Required: 7-10 years

Contact Name: Herb Heller


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