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Posted May 16th

Staff Accountant

Santa Barbara, California

Central Coast Agriculture (Brand: Raw Garden) logo


Central Coast Agriculture (Brand: Raw Garden)


Retailer, Distributor, Production and Manufacturing, Other, and Supplier

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Posted May 16th

Staff Accountant

Santa Barbara, California






Full Time



About Central Coast Agriculture:

Headquartered north of Santa Barbara in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, CCA is a company focused on utilizing science and sustainability to grow quality, modern crops. Our unmatched commitment to innovating both organic farming and modern manufacturing means our customers have access to products that exceed expectations.

We breed, grow, and cultivate the highest quality cannabis so we can then process, manufacture, and package the highest quality single-source products on the market under our brand, Raw Garden.

We are a team of change makers, modern farmers, scientists, and business professionals focused on leading the charge for agricultural innovation.

We are on a mission to be the most trusted and loved brand in Cannabis.

About the Role:

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for preparing journal entries, performing reconciliations and ensure data accuracy. This role will support the Accounting Manager and play a crucial role in month end close.

Job Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able to perform the work functions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Complete multi-company reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Facilitate data entry of employee reimbursements from third party data sources to ERP system
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by preparing journal entries relating to amortization, depreciation, accruals, debt, fixed assets, and interest, among others
  • Validate accuracy of account balances at the end of each month
  • Prepare closing schedules at month end for various liability and asset accounts
  • Investigate discrepancies, prepare and post reclassing journal entries to correct any data errors
  • Timely and accurate preparation of month end journal entries in accordance with GAAP.
  • Assist the GL Accounting Manager in monthly review of various general ledger accounts for financial statement preparation.
  • Assist with management of fixed assets, construction in progress, including capitalization of assets put into use, collecting supporting documentation
  • Assist with fixed asset audit and unsecured property tax filings
  • Conduct month-end and year-end closures
  • Assist with gathering supporting documentation for annual financial audit and budgets
  • Provide detail and analysis for various projects
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures
  • Analyze transactions with internal and external stakeholders
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Attention to Detail
  • Eagerness to Learn Software - Must be able to learn how to navigate through and transact in unfamiliar software.
  • Time Management - Identify priorities, manage time, and meet deadlines.
  • Adaptability and Change Management Skills - Ability to change to fit changed circumstances. Has the skill to multi-task and juggle competing priorities.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Solves problems, considers relevant alternatives before making decisions, displays intuitive judgment, shows timeliness and conviction in making recommendations and decisions.
  • Planning and Organizing - Engages in short and long-term planning, sets priorities to optimize time usage, adheres to schedules and plans.
  • Creativity and Innovation - Initiates conceptual ideas with practical applications, develops creative strategies and opportunities, creative thinking and problem solving, promotes a creative climate.
  • Teamwork and Relationship-Building Skills - Assists team members in accomplishing their objectives by helping things go right, establishes effective working relationships, and promotes team efforts.
  • Develops Subordinates or Self - Constantly develops current knowledge in the field.
  • Communication and Cooperation - Effectively communicates upward, downward and laterally. Prevents unproductive responses, improves the effectiveness of communications and interactions with others.

  • Experience working in an ERP system (Sage X3, MAS-90 or MAS-100 preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and properly manage competing priorities.
  • Open to adapting in rapidly changing environment.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • 1-3 years relevant accounting experience
  • Knowledge of GAAP principles, regulatory standards, and compliance requirements
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Excel skills required.
  • Familiarity with Sage X3 ERP system preferred.
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or with a team

What You'll Receive
  • Competitive base salary and performance-based incentive plan.
  • Company Sponsored Activities
  • Health Coverages - CCA contributes to employee & dependent premiums!

• Medical PPO & Rx Coverage

• Dental PPO & HMO

• Vision PPO
  • Other CCA Paid Benefits

• Employee Assistance Programs w/Mental Health Support

• Life & AD&D

• Disability
  • Paid Time Off: vacation, sick, holiday, & bereavement

CCA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing
Santa Barbara, California