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Director, General Accounting

Departement: Finance & Accounting
Workplace: 100 Corporate Woods, Suite 210, Rochester, NY 14623
Company: Nortera

By joining Nortera, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others and the planet.


We strongly believe vegetable food is THE solution to bring well-being through food to the nearly 9 billion inhabitants of our planet while preserving its resources. 


The size of our company gives all employees the opportunity to grow, gain autonomy and be in charge of their projects.


Why choose Nortera

  • Competitive salary and Annual bonus program
  • Group Health Insurance program w/HSA or FSA
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Several Supplemental Insurance options
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Physical reimbursement program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Participation in a volunteer day
  • Referral program 
  • Hybrid Work Schedule
  • Activities where we serve our communities
  • Opportunities for advancement within a growing company

Your daily role

You'll invest the majority of your time in three key areas:  

  • The Director, of General Accounting, will be accountable for timely, reliable, and accurate financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. 
  •  This role will be responsible for leading and developing staff including Accounts Payable and General Accounting professionals while encouraging process improvement and innovation.  
  • The Director will also play an integral role in preparing for future growth within the US market.   



Specifically, you will: 

  • Lead, assign, and assess the work of US accounting teams ensuring that the quality of work meets and exceeds established standards while providing feedback for continuous improvement
  • Establish and strengthen cross-functional and cross-border relationships
  • Ensure service level commitments to internal customers are met 
  • Review monthly financial statements and account reconciliations
  • Understand and communicate costing and account variance analyses
  • Ensure system integrity in monthly activity
  • Prepare quarterly consolidation and country-wide reporting package
  • Oversight of tax planning and filing including but not limited to sales & use tax, business tax, and corporate state and federal filings 
  • Reconcile inter-company balances
  • Lead quarterly reviews and year-end audits in partnership with external auditors
  • Budget and financial forecast preparation and maintenance 
  • Prepare regular correspondence and reports to keep the managers and executive staff updated
  • Ensures compliance with accounting and business policies. 

You will bring the following to the business:

  • A proven track record of strong performance and measurable results
  • Knowledgeable about cost accounting, transfer pricing, and the US corporate tax laws 
  • Knowledge of the complete accounting cycle 
  • Willing to face challenges and take on added responsibilities 
  • Must be comfortable in working with multi-disciplined and multi-cultural team members  
  • Knowledge of computerized financial information systems  

Your profile

  • A minimum of Ten years of Controller experience
  • Previous supervisory experience is necessary 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management 
  • Accounting Designation – CA, CMA, MBA or CGA
  • Manufacturing experience a plus
  • Experience in processed and packaged food industry preferred 


If you see  yourself fitting into this job and our culture, we want to meet you!

At Nortera, diversity is a treasure that we cultivate!

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Nortera Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. EOE. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department via phone at 585-434-0399.


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