Now Hiring: Assistant Controller


Barenbrug USA is a family held wholesale grass seed company with domestic and international sales.  We are part of the worldwide Barenbrug group and focus on innovation and customer satisfaction. We are currently seeking an Assistant Controller for our financial department. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, ethical, and enjoys working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The Assistant Controller reports to the VP of Finance.


Essential Functions:


Direct Action:

  • Follow the worldwide Barenbrug Accounting Guidelines and US GAAP
  • Monitor and enforce these policies and procedures
  • Have G/L oversight and be specially involved with:

o  Cash accounts

o  Inventory accounts

o  Receiving of inventory and related A/P account

o  Customer unauthorized deductions

  • Support budgeting and forecasting process
  • Report monthly sales and cash flows
  • Report the quarterly P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Support the year-end reporting
  • Ad-Hock reporting for management
  • Support regulatory and legal reporting
  • Support computer users
  • Manage the ERP vendor
  • Support year-end audit
  • When needed, computer hardware replacement and support
  • Administrator the ERP
  • Make and review journal entries
  • Work closely with all other departments within Barenbrug
  • Other duties as needed


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manage A/P clerk
  • Manage the payroll, A/R, HR staff accountant
  • With payroll staff accountant, manage the payroll vendor



  • Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, or an equivalent
  • 3+ years of direct supervisory experience
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and deadline oriented
  • Ability to resolve accounting/reconciliation issues, prioritize tasks, set goals, and delegate
  • Highly proficient with the use of computers and software specially Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience in accounts receivable, accounts payable, auditing, and cash management/banking
  • Flexible & adaptable to changing priorities in a multi-tasking and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and a positive attitude



  • Experience with an ERP system
  • Professional designation, including CPA, CMA, CFM, or MBA
  • Experience with Visual Foxpro programming a plus


This is not simply a back office jockey position but a full Barenbrug team member helping to not only achieve company goals but also helps set them. 


This is a full time, salaried position, offering a competitive wage and excellent bonus potential. Benefits include up to a 2% 401k Match, paid health, dental & life/disability insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation. Our corporate office is based right off the I-5 corridor at the junction of Hwy 99E and 34 in Tangent, OR.


Must submit a resume with a cover letter that addresses the specific requirements for the position. Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. Please submit all applications via email to No phone calls or walk ins.


Barenbrug is an Equal Opportunity Employer.