Controller Packing House

The Wonderful Company LLC Delano, CA 2019-06-18


Wonderful Citrus Packing LLC

The Role

Here's what you'll do:

  • Communicate expectations through monthly one-on-one and Operation Finance team meetings Responsible for employee life cycle, including interviewing, onboarding, performance management & promotion and termination Identify inefficiencies and implement lean practices
  • Secure highly sensitive and confidential financial data and information
  • Ensures a strong analytical mindset, business process excellence and critical thinking skills
  • Complete special projects and requests
  • Participates in the design in testing of new systems, automated processes, and reporting tools
  • Coordinate, lead and track month-end close process
  • Develop annual/quarterly budget for Operating facilities that align with company financial goals and objectives
  • Compile monthly financial results to Operators team
  • Provide financial analysis and oversight of capital investment and cash flow requirements
  • Monitor Fusion (ERP) workflow process to maximize functionality within operations department and standardize across all operating facilities
  • Maintain Accounting rules up to date in fusion (ERP)
  • Develop and maintain Operational KPIs
  • Analyze labor and p ack material variances. Provide feedback to plant personnel on a weekly basis
  • Ensures data accuracy for fruit flow of inventory from receiving to sales
  • Tracks shrinkage of fruit and pack materials
  • Reviews overhead spending and identifies saving opportunities
  • Create and approve journal entries in the General Ledger
  • Approve vendor invoices
  • Review weekly payroll journals and post to the GL

Here's what you'll bring to the table:

  • Support LEAN processes within the Operations and Accounting departments
  • Readily identifies more efficient ways of producing results by willingness to try different methods
  • Be a champion for change
  • Demonstrates flexibility and openness to change
  • Participate in improvement initiatives by recommending how to streamline processes
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential data and documentation
  • Advanced in Excel including pivot tables
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • Pushes self and helps others achieve results
  • Excellent analytical skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to perform complex level of transactions and analysis (data mining)
  • Understands the meaning and implications of key financial indicators
  • Financial, operational analysis, agricultural experience
  • Energetic, team player, goal oriented
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Excellent communication written, verbal/interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, meeting deadlines
  • Strong organization skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or a business-related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years Accounting/Finance or related experience
  • Solid understanding with Oracle applications or any cloud software-based programs
  • Knowledgeable with MS Office
  • Advanced in Excel including pivot tables and functions
  • Expert in Fusion reporting tools
  • Proficient in Smart View
  • ADP
  • GAAP


Delano, CA



  • On-site gym - free to employee and spouse
  • Subsidized on-site restaurants - Two high quality, low-cost, fast-casual dining restaurants, and one grab-n-go station; discounted family-style grab-n-go meals also available
  • Wonderful Wellness Clinic - Free on-site resource for physicals, check-ups, immunizations, health screenings, pediatrics (for children 5 years of age and older), basic mental health and/or social services, and physical therapy; most prescriptions are provided on-site and completely free
  • Wonderful Giving - a one-of-kind program that donates company money to charities close to our employees' hearts
  • Employee college tuition reimbursement

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 9,000 employees worldwide. We've made Wonderful Pistachios one of America's top-selling salty snacks. We've turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California's top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world's largest flower delivery service.

Wonderful Citrus is America's largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus, including clementine/mandarin, navel and Valencia oranges; lemons; limes; grapefruits; and other citrus varieties. Wonderful Citrus owns, cultivates and harvests more than 58,000 acres of fresh citrus and ships around the world each year to ensure a year-round supply. Our citrus can be found in all channels of distribution, with our consumer brands most visible in the produce department of grocery stores across America under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California's Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

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