Texas Farming Controller in Kingsville, TX

King Ranch
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The Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for assisting the Controller in the recognition and recording of all the financial activities of King Ranch’s South Texas Farm Operations. This role is responsible for summarizing and forecasting company business activity and financial position such as income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations. Additionally, the role will assist management with budgets, forecasting, financial accounting, and reporting, as well as ad-hoc project work.


Monthly Close and Reporting

Prepare month-end journal entries including routine transactions, sales and expense accruals, allocation entries, and crop cost transactions

Review and post crop sales entries and cotton gin statements through harvest season

Work closely with operations to review various monthly items including inventory, fixed asset, and expense transactions, among others

Perform monthly account reconciliations

Prepare monthly KPI analysis for review by management and executive team

Compile monthly financial statements and variance analysis of crop cost reports, financial results, and periodic forecasts

Prepare and distribute various month-end operational reports including inventory availability, sales detail, and capex spend

Prepare monthly cash flow analysis and cash forecasts


Assist in the preparation of annual budget packages and presentation materials

Assist in the accounts payable process, including coordination with corporate accounting for payment

Work with team on receivables collection efforts across multiple commodities

Review and ensure appropriate approvals are in place, operational and capital expenditures are within budget, maintain fiscal integrity of the business, ensure policy compliance, and review all segment employee’s expense reports

Assist in providing documentation for both internal and external audits

Identify process and documentation improvements across the segment

Assist with post ERP-implementation and optimization efforts

Prepare and maintain policy and procedure documentation applicable across the segment

Prepare quarterly fixed asset rollforward



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Financial, or Business Administration

Ideal candidate should have more than 3 years of experience in all areas of accounting


Exceptional communication skills

Proficient knowledge of Excel

Problem solving and analytical skills required

Experience in JDE considered an asset

Experience working with local and remote teams

Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing



PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS (Lifting, Bending, Stretching, etc.)

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

o Ability to lift and move up to 20 lbs as needed when rearranging documents and/or workspace

o Ability to sit for extended periods of time in front of a computer


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Must be a team player who is willing to cooperate with others

Must be able to accept constructive feedback from supervisor

Must be willing to take on a variety of assignments as assigned by management on an as-needed basis within the department and within other areas of King Ranch if necessary

Must be able to travel (5-10%)

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

Primary Location
: US-TX-Kingsville

Work Locations
: Kingsville 2205 Hwy 141 West Kingsville 78363

: Accounting

: Farm

: Regular

: Standard

Job Type
: Full-time

Day Job

Job Posting
: Oct 17, 2023, 7:31:56 PM

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