Assistant Controller

  • Mastronardi Produce
  • May 23, 2024
Full time Finance

Job Description


Primary Function:

The Assistant Controller will be responsible for preparing and reporting financial performance results to meet internal and external financial reporting requirements, field inquiries and prepare periodic presentations. The Assistant Controller will oversee the financial processing, reconciling, and reporting of all Mastronardi owned greenhouses.




To perform the job successfully, the incumbent’s behavior must be consistent with the PRIDE values expected of all Mastronardi Produce employees: be Passionate; have Respect; be Innovative; be Driven and strive for Excellence.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review month end financial processing, for Mastronardi Produce owned greenhouses, including reconciliation of accounts, preparation of supporting schedules, adjusting entries, variance and ratio analysis and financial statement review.
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements, including multiple currency reporting.
  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly and annual management reporting package, including financial
    statements, executive summary and board presentation. Present results to executive leadership.
  • Review of expenses to identify potential cost saving opportunities for the greenhouses.
  • Prepare short and long-term trend reports, including working capital, capital spending and profitability and communicate concisely to identify the current trends and potential future impacts on the greenhouses.
  • Have a vital role in the preparation of the annual budgeting process for each greenhouse, including pre-budget analysis and research.
  • Prepare and update ongoing operational spending forecasts based on forecasted crop timing and performance.
  • Participate in the annual external audit, tax preparation and be involved with periodic regulatory requests.


Education/Background Requirements:

  • • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
    • CPA designation preferred


Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong analytical (quantitative as well as qualitative) skills including performing analysis, identifying root causes of variances and reporting results concisely are required.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Must possess excellent communication and presentation skills and be comfortable interacting with executive-level management.
  • Experience with financial modelling including scenario, sensitivity and ratio analysis.
  • Previous experience at an assistant controller level or relevant experience is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision preferred.
  • Experience with consolidation reporting software application


Working Conditions:

  • Typical office environment.
  • May periodically travel to visit company greenhouses in USA and Canada.




Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



Bachelors or better.


Masters or better.