Forestry Careers at ArborGen

Careers at ArborGen, US

Our company is made up of innovative and passionate people; foresters, scientists, biologists, conservationists, tree farmers and researchers. We provide a professional yet fun work environment where your input and abilities will have a direct impact on every seedling we grow. Consider joining us!

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Assistant Controller – Ridgeville, SC

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Controller are to assist in the daily management of the general accounting function, including financial reporting and analysis, month-end close, consolidation of domestic and foreign subsidiaries, balance sheet reconciliation, cost accounting and annual audit. This position will play a key role in the annual budget process and will report to the Controller.







  • Supervise accounting department personnel.
  • Oversee and approve month-end close.
  • Prepare monthly consolidated financial reports of US and foreign operations.
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Key role in the annual audit.
  • Manage rolling 12-month cash flow model.
  • Cost accounting: Develop and monitor standard costing of our multiple products.
  • Department: Frequent interaction with subordinates in the immediate work group. Frequent interaction with Corporate Controller and VP-Finance & Accounting.
  • Company: Regular interaction with all internal department supervisors and management including operations.
  • Outside Company: Will interact with vendors, customers and auditors.




    • BS in accounting or finance and CPA designation
    • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience.
    • Strong computer skills with Excel essentials (pivot tables, vlookups).
    • Strong communication skills a must. Asst. Controller will be involved in variance analysis that requires working with multiple locations and levels of management.
    • Experience with a medium to large company ERP, SAP B1 strongly preferred.




    This is an exempt position.  Seasonal overtime required.  Minimal overnight travel. 






    This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required and the responsibilities of the position may change.

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