Senior Accountant

  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Capitol City Produce

Capitol City Produce
Hiring: Senior Accountant
Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Here we grow again! Capitol City Produce has created a new Senior Accountant position. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant will have a broad range of responsibilities including timely and accurate preparation of monthly financial statements, review of critical operating processes to ensure adherence to company policies, management reporting, sales tax reporting, rebates and other accounting projects.


  • Lead the financial statement close process for multiple operating entities and report
  • Results within 12 business days from month-end.
  • Create and prepare journal entries
  • Reconcile sales and cost of sales ledger to general ledger monthly
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts including bank reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly financial reports including management presentations
  • Maintain chart of accounts and fixed asset tracking system
  • Lead Accounting Department’s compliance and administration tasks.
  • Assist with annual financial statement audits including facilitating year-end
  • Inventory counts at multiple distribution centers
  • Prepare monthly compliance reporting to lenders
  • Maintain checklists and work with Staff Accountant to ensure timely renewal of all
  • Business licenses including occupational, gaming and PACA
  • Ensure timely and accurate sales tax filings
  • Coordinate information requests related to commercial insurance renewal, audits and certificates
  • Provide financial oversight to processes and projects.
  • Create and maintain documentation of key operational and accounting processes
  • Evaluate accounting systems and processes to identify efficiencies and reduce
  • Manual touch points through technology
  • Coordinate information requests related to commercial insurance renewal, audits and certificates
  • Ensure adherence to company policies
  • Perform other accounting duties or special projects as requested by management



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; MBA or CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of general ledger or relevant experience
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and thinking skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of technologies
  • Basic understanding of GAAP
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