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POSITION: Controller

EMPLOYER: J.L. Gonzalez Produce, Inc.

JOB LOCATION(S): 2404 S. Wolcott Ave. Unit 7 Chicago IL 60608

Hours are 6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  40 hrs/week.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Serve as the head of the Accounting Department, responsible for bank reconciliations, month-end financial closing reports, preparation/ posting of journal entries, month end accruals, general ledger account reconciliations, preparation of budgets, AP payments, billing of A/Rs and timely issuance of financial statements.  Analyze and understand all facets of the Produce business and relationship to the direction of the accounting functions of the organization to continue and improve profitability.  Apply knowledge of the horticulture business to determine and plan for cost reductions.  Apply knowledge of the horticulture business to prepare financial reports and recommendations on assessment of vendors’ quality and pricing against competitors to determine best vendors for the company.  Recommend financial benchmarks against which to measure performance of company operations based on full knowledge of the Company’s produce operations and financial pitfalls in the horticulture business.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE FOR POSITION: Requires at least 2 years’ of experience working in the horticulture business or 2 years’ training or education in horticulture.

MINIMUM EDUCATION FOR POSITION: Bachelor of Science: Major in Accounting or equivalent.

To apply, send resume and minimum salary requirement to: Job reference #: 405631 53060210 Jose Gonzalez II, J.L. Gonzalez Produce, Inc., 2404 S. Wolcott Ave. Unit 7 Chicago IL 60608