Basic Information

Job Category: Accounting

Location: Pompano Beach, FL, Florida, United States

Date published: 22-Jul-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Staff Accountant

SOL Group is currently seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join our team in Pompano Beach, Florida (33069).

About Us:
The SOL Group Marketing Company (“SOL”) is part of the Fyffes Group of Companies. SOL was set up in 1985 with the dream of producing the highest-quality cantaloupes, honeydews, and watermelons for export to the North American market. From the start, Sol has uniquely owned and operated its farms, affording it complete visibility and control over all processes. Today, with over 17,500 acres of farmland, Sol is proudly the No. 1 offshore melon distributor in North America and the largest grower and importer of winter melons.

Job Summary:
The Staff Accountant reports to the Financial Manager of Sol Group Marketing.  The position is responsible for coordinating the general ledger and financial reporting activities of the finance department.  This position requires the ability to manage several competing priorities and execute against both individual projects as well as broader strategic initiatives. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned by management.
  • Prepare and process month-end financial closing and consolidation, on the last and first week of each month.
  • Perform Balance Sheet reconciliation and variance analysis.  Reconcile AP, AR, Fixed Assets, Inventory Modules with Trial Balances.  Close Bank Reconciliations.
  • Monitor accurate posting transactions.
  • Monitor open Purchase Orders:  Produce Purchase Orders and Materials Purchase Orders.
  • Management reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies.
  • Review overall reasonableness of line-item expenses.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Financial Manager 
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, MBA or master’s degree preferred.
  • Between 5 and 10 years of experience working in an accounting department.
  • System requirements include strong working knowledge of Microsoft suite of products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) and a working knowledge of ERP systems.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Good interpersonal skills and a collaborative style.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, service environment.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to meet duties and responsibilities with minimum supervision.
  • Dependability and highest integrity are essential.
  • Highly detailed and analytic.  
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Highly organized, strong ability to manage multiple priorities, adjust to change and meet deadlines.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • 401(k) – up to 5% match
  • Company provided Cell Phone 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage – no wait period or employee contribution
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 15 days of PTO annually 

Please submit your resume via the ‘Apply now’ button!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!