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Staff Accountant

Farmersville, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time - On-Site


Compensation Type

Compensation Range


Hourly (Opportunity for Overtime)

$24-$27 per hour

About the Role

Position Summary: 

We are seeking a passionate and reliable Staff Accountant. In this role you will assist our Controller with various tasks, including but not limited to, managing accounts payable & receivable, monitoring and reporting on expenses, and ensuring accurate financial reports. This role requires the ability to handle several projects at any one time as well as being able to respond quickly to internal team requests. This is a full-time role located at The Ugly Company headquarters in Farmersville, CA. 

Essential duties and responsibilities: 
Accounts Payable 
  • Process and pay vendor invoices 

  • Reconcile accounts and vendor statements 

  • Track and Report on accounts payable aging reports 

  • Post expenses to the general ledger 

Accounts Receivable
  • Intake new customers - Enter data, set payment terms, and perform credit checks 

  • Prepare and send customer invoices in a timely manner 

  • Assist in collecting and depositing payments 

  • Perform cash receipts and post payments to the General Ledger 

  • Track and report on accounts receivable aging reports 

  • Facilitate collections - Placing customers on hold / sending account statements. 

Cost Tracking 
  • Accurate and timely data collection of manufacturing’s operational expenses 

  • Develop then monitor manufacturing cost standards 

  • Report on cost variances 

  • Reconcile or audit payroll accounts and investigate and report irregularities

  • Calculating wages, deductions, bonuses and taxes 

  • Assist in running payroll (Direct Deposit) and paying payroll taxes 

  • Enter 401k contributions to 

  • Close accounting books on a monthly basis 

  • Prepare and share financial statements with leadership 

  • Manage depreciation schedule and facilitate fixed asset adjustments 

  • Perform bank reconciliations 

  • Work with CPA to prepare financial statements for tax filing 

  • Maintain and organize financial paperwork 

  • Manage sales tax deposits 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

  • Communication: Ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual, and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding. 

  • Problem-Solving: The ability to accurately identify and solve problems.

  • Organization: Must have a high level of order to remain focused on the goal without getting distracted. Can easily prioritize tasks and set aside those that do not help them reach their immediate or long term goals. 

  • Multi-Tasking: Being able to work in a fast paced environment and shifting attention from one task to another smoothly. 

  • Detail Oriented: Must have extreme attention to detail. 

  • Focused: Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. 

Education and Experience 
  • 1-2 years experience in accounting is encouraged, but not required 

  • Experience in Sage is encouraged, but not required 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Business Administration, Agricultural Business, Administration or related field. 

  • English (verbal and written) required 

  • Spanish (verbal and written) is a plus 

  • Knowledge of GAAP Principles 

  • Strong mathematical skills 

  • Strong Problem Solving Skills 

  • Reports to Controller 

  • Supervisory Responsibilities: None 

  • Status: Non-Exempt 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to a typical office environment - prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

About the Company

Company Overview 

Hello! We’re Ugly. And proud of it! Located in Farmersville, CA, The Ugly Company, Inc., is a food CPG start-up that prevents food waste by transforming cosmetically imperfect fruit into healthy dried fruit snacks. In just 2023 alone, we prevented 3.6 million pounds of fruit from being wasted and we’re just getting started. Our vision is to achieve zero food waste at farms globally. 

Origin Story 

The Ugly Company was founded in 2018 by Fourth Generation Farmer Ben Moore. Growing up in the Central Valley of California, Ben witnessed farms throw away millions of pounds of fresh produce due to minor cosmetic imperfections or market conditions. After years of seeing this Ugly truth first-hand, he knew something had to be done – thus The Ugly Company was born. 

Message From the Founder: 

“We are growing fast and expanding our Ugly Crew. We are looking for people that exemplify our company values and possess the required skills to help us unlock our next level of growth. Candidates must be passionate about our mission to prevent food waste and embrace the Farmer’s Mindset. We sincerely appreciate your interest in The Ugly Company, and we look forward to meeting you soon!” -Ben Moore, Founder & CEO 

Company Values 
The Farmer Mindset 

You don’t have to be a farmer to have the farmer mindset. It means taking initiative to cultivate a product, having the determination to do a job well, and the persistence and patience to achieve long-term results. 


We are open and honest with each other and with our consumers because producing a high-quality and healthy product means we have nothing to hide. 


Operating under the belief that we are all responsible for creating the world we want to live in. Taking ownership of the problem and facing it head on. 


The world isn’t perfect, but we make it better by living with hope and a cheerful spirit. 


No matter how challenging it gets or what obstacles are put in our way, we’ll persevere because we’re doing something much bigger than us.

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