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International Seed Accountant Coordinator

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General information


The fourth largest seed company in the world, Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers. As a creator and producer of plant varieties, Limagrain markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and cereal products.
HM.CLAUSE, Business Unit of Group Limagrain, is an innovative global leader in the development, production, and commercialization of vegetable seeds. HM.CLAUSE belongs to the top 5 vegetable seed entities in the world. With over 2,000 varieties in more than 20 vegetable crops, HM.CLAUSE provides innovative solutions to growers worldwide.  






Position description



Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Main Goal

This is a key position working for HMC, Inc. a company that specializes in vegetable seed production in over 30 countries utilizing home farms and outsourcing to growers.

Job description

This position will be the primary contact in the Americas and Pacific (AMPA) region for external audit and tax advisors and for Limagrain, the French parent company of HM.CLAUSE. This position will be the lead the accounting team responsible for the local and international monthly seed and non-seed reporting, billing and reconciliation of various intercompany activities; monitoring various CAPEX projects including analysis and reporting of actual spend versus budgeted spend; analysis and reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts including spell this out Construction in Progress (CIP), prepaid insurance, leases, property taxes; sales and use tax reporting; census reporting; assist with month, year and quarter end Accounting close. Assist with administration of Fixed Assets system and reporting of Fixed Assets.
Day to Day Activities
Assists in the development, implementation, & interpretation of local and global goals, policies, & procedures relating to financial management, JDE, internal controls & accounting.

Assists in activities related to the month, quarter & year-end financial closings in accordance with the fiscal calendar & the US GAAP and IFRS requirements.

Maintains regular contact & builds solid working relationships with various functions to ensure a high level of customer service & work product.

Responsible for all international intercompany activities related to various affiliates/sister companies including monthly billings of non-seed activity, reconciliation of intercompany accounts & reporting of intercompany balances in JDE, ICS & BFC accounting systems.

Administer Capital expenditure (CAPEX) requisition for approval. Assign authorization for expenditure (AFE) to CIP projects. Monitor various CIP projects and report on actual spend versus budgeted spend.

Preparation & posting of routine & non-routine accounting journal entries & balance sheet account reconciliations.

Reporting & Analysis
Provide an up-to-date report of product performance claims to Quality Assurance and management monthly.

Assist with global consolidated financial reporting of various AMPA subsidiaries to include Financial statement preparation in U.S. GAAP and in IFRS.

Work with the international tax advisors to prepare the US and International Tax Returns as well as ensure compliance with the Global Transfer Pricing policy requirements.

Monthly input and report of intercompany balances in SAP Business Objects ICS system.

Responsible for CAPEX/CIP reports including budgetary report of CIP funds.

Provides monthly analysis of various operating expense accounts.

Responsible for quarterly & annually census reporting.

Ad hoc reporting as required for local and international initiatives such as Duty Drawback, Tariff Seed Exemption, FX Mutualization, Fleet Vehicle Reporting & other projects as assigned.


Prepares & reconciles intercompany billings & transactions associated with subsidiaries, domestic sister companies & international affiliates.

Responsible for monthly reconciliation of balance sheet, income and expense accounts.

Participates in documentation of new & existing accounting policies & procedures.

Identifies problems, inconsistencies & provides appropriate corrective action.

Participates in special projects as opportunities arise & within established timeframes, takes ownership of projects & follows through to completion.

Identifies & researches accounting issues as they arise & prepares written recommendation for appropriate accounting treatment to ensure US GAAP & IFRS compliance.

Participates & implements accounting/financial policies & procedures.

Assists in establishing system controls for existing financial system and/or planned enhancements.

Education & work experience required:

• BA/BS Degree in Accounting required
• Minimum 5 years of accounting experience required
• Prior international seed company experience, desired
• Experience in a corporate accounting environment preferred
• Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS accounting and reporting requirements
• Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
• JD Edwards 9.0 or Oracle and Business Objects/Crystal experience desired
• Sage FAS experience desired
• Must be fluent in English and French; Spanish fluency a plus

Position localization

Job location

America/Carribean, USA, California


260 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618, États-Unis

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more