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Senior Accountant, Inventory Management



Accounting & Finance
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

Who we are:

We are a bunch of people who really care about agriculture, food and the challenges facing farming. We want to help farmers with data driven decision making to help nature feed a growing population. Join our team of expert engineers, agronomists, entomologists, crop researchers, and data scientists who are continually conducting research to help drive innovation in agriculture.

Semios is a market leader in leveraging the internet-of-things (IoT) and big data to improve the sustainability and profitability of specialty crops. With 500 million data points being reported by our sensors every day, we leverage our big data analytics, such as in-depth pest and disease modeling, to empower tree fruit and tree nut growers with decision-making tools to minimize resources and risks.

Our innovative work has received several industry awards:

One of our partners produced this short video which shows what we do and our positive environmental impact.

We know our journey is only achievable by having a great team who shares ideas, tries new things and learns as we go.

Who you are:

Motivated by meaningful work, you are looking for more than just a job; you want to work for a dynamic, growing company that finds solutions to real-life problems, such as helping the world reduce the use of pesticides and helping nature feed a growing population. Your ideal work environment includes a collaborative team spirit with the opportunity to learn and grow as you take the initiative to try new things.

As the Senior Accountant focused on Inventory Management, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining an inventory management strategy to allow management to understand performance and make data driven decisions.

What you will do:

  • Accounting & Reporting: Complete processing tasks, analysis, and reports, such as journal entries, balance sheet reconciliation, inventory, and COGS reporting. Ensure accuracy and completeness in the reporting of inventory and related transactions.
  • Financial Analysis: Improve the quality and performance of manufacturing and products to help achieve organizational objectives by analyzing, interpreting costs, presenting findings and recommendations. Analyze data to provide meaningful insights and ensure completeness.
  • Inventory and Cost Accounting: Manage and control costs of all manufacturing, material and labor, expenses and collaborate to determine inventory valuation. Plan and oversee inventory counts and validate vendor statements and ensure physical inventories are reconciled regularly. Understand and monitor inventory movements and their impact.
  • Business Enablement: Recommend, establish and maintain an adequate system of accounting and financial principles, practices, procedures and initiatives relating to inventory management. Create functional strategies and specific objectives in the design and implementation of a perpetual inventory system within, or integrated with, an ERP or other system.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with team members from all levels of the organization. Work closely with the accounts payable specialist in relation to COGS and inventory transactions, with emphasis being effectiveness and efficiency while ensuring accurate and timely financial transactions.