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Reliance Nursery, Inc

Full Charge Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Reliance Nursery, Inc
Valley Center, California, United States

Date Posted: 04/16/2009
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Full Charge Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Reliance Nursery, Inc

Direct and manage the financial and accounting affairs of Reliance Nursery, Inc consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the company.
Serve as office manager and support general office and sales activities.

This ethical and trustworthy individual is an analytical, team builder, and results-oriented servant-leader who is personable with a positive can-do attitude and enjoys turning numbers and data into valuable insights and solutions.
Always operating from the highest levels of integrity, this honest person is seen by others to always tell the truth and is courageous in his/her ability to communicate the difficult in a forthright manner. He/she is highly trustworthy, capable of maintaining confidentiality, not prone to gossip, and conducts his/her business consistent with the highest of ethical standards.
This person relates well and easily with all people. A good communicator, he/she varies communication strategies depending upon the person and/or the situation. Effective verbally and in writing, this person is an active and empathic listener. Calm and patient, he/she is able to effectively bring others together with a common goal and focus. Although this person has an accountant’s pragmatism, his/her disposition is positive and possesses an attitude that is optimistic whereby each problem is accompanied with a can-do solution. This person has a healthy amount of humility and team-player attitude such that no work is “beneath them” or “not in the job description”. He/she is always willing to “pitch in” and “help out” in any way to benefit the company.
Being forward thinking, coming up with solutions that meet both current and future needs is second nature to this individual. Possessing excellent judgment, he/she has an innate ability to turn numbers into strategies. He/she is able to conceptualize multiple options, sometimes complex structures with many implications, and he/she diligently analyzes the options and determines the wisest course of action.

Reliance Nursery, Inc is a wholesale plant nursery that produces and distributes container-grown plants from our facility located in north San Diego County, in the community of Valley Center, CA,. We have approximately 50 acres of growing grounds and green houses. We are committed to providing our clients with high quality plant material and world-class customer service. We currently distribute plant material in California, Nevada and Texas.

Key Results Areas (KRAs)
1. Manage and streamline accounting processes and operations using cutting-edge technology, best practices, and automation.
2. Provide timely financial reporting with recommendations to company management
3. Train and support department managers on how to identify, measure, track, and report on key indicators to the management.
4. Monitor company cash position daily.
5. Serve as office manager and support general office and sales activities

3 Years Experience in Management Level Accounting
Significant level of education in accounting courses
Proficient with accounting and finance concepts and issues within a small business environment
Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc)
Proficient in AP, AR, Payroll, and related
Has negotiation experience
One example of failure (humility) and lesson learned
Provide an example of his/her best and worst managers

Spanish speaking
4 Year Degree in Accounting
Experience with QuickBooks or other accounting software solutions (AGS, MAS-90, Peachtree, etc.)
Experience as a Full Charge Bookkeeper or Controller within a small business (<$10M)
Experience in budgeting and forecasting
Experience with banking relationships
Experience working directly with a CEO or Senior Management
Experience in Nursery, Agricultural, Construction or Mechanical industries
Experience with contracting specific processes such as mechanics liens, releases, prelim notices…
Experience with a business turnaround or bankruptcy
Experience and significant role in the growth of a business
Track record of longevity at previous employers

$30,000 to $50,000 depending on experience

Please email your qualified resume and cover letter to