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Assistant Controller

Erdenheim Farm, LLC
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jun 21, 2024

Erdenheim Farm LLC


Title: Assistant Controller


Hours: Full Time


Location: Erdenheim Farm, Lafayette Hill PA


Reports to: Controller


Work Location: Onsite, Lafayette Hill, PA


About Erdenheim Farm LLC:


Erdenheim Farm is a working farm and Family Office situated on 490 acres in suburban Philadelphia. Erdenheim Farm is dedicated to creating a culture of education, sustainability, and engagement for our local community. As stewards of the land, the team at the farm works hard to preserve and protect this special place every day. We pride ourselves on being productive and sustainable yet balanced with a focus on our community and the value we provide.


Job Overview:


We are seeking a self-motivated, collaborative and well-rounded accounting professional to fill a vital role in our organization. The Assistant Controller position is a key role for our growing family office. The role will support all farm and family office accounting, treasury/cash management, tax and HR functions. This individual will work to ensure all accounting functions are completed in an accurate, timely and proactive manner. This will include financial statement preparation and analysis for various personal, business and philanthropic endeavors.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Completes month-end and year-end closing processes, including preparation and input of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations, and revenue summaries. Compiles and distributes monthly financial statements and financial analysis, Researches and resolves balance sheet and income statement discrepancies and responds to ad hoc requests. Assist in various HR activities including recruiting, hiring, payroll and benefits administration and processing for 40+ employees through our outside vendors. Responsible for coordinating all necessary tax work and filings with outside vendors in a proactive and timely manner. Responsible for managing tax projections and planning across portfolio investments to optimize tax positions on a global basis. Assists in the development, implementation and monitoring of internal accounting systems and policies and procedures to ensure operations remain in compliance with regulations and reporting requirements. Responsible for supporting the treasury and cash management functions, including reviewing, monitoring and managing a significant number of business, foundation and personal bank accounts, Responsible for aggregating all financial information to generate month-end balance sheets and income statements for the aggregate family office. Serves as the initial point of contact for inquiries, problems and exceptions related to the review of account reconciliations and financial reporting. Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance Understands and adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations as well as to local, state and federal laws

Minimum Qualifications:


  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or taxation required; CPA preferred High level of attention to detail Ability to multi-task and keep track of multiple projects at once Excellent communication and community engagement skills. Minimum 3 years of accounting experience with exposure to tax, for profit and non-profit accounting Mix of Public and Private accounting with tax experience preferred Strong working knowledge of google and Microsoft Office software and accounting software (QuickBooks) Very high degree of discretion dealing with confidential information Personal characteristics include integrity, professional in attitude and appearance, and trustworthiness Strong written and oral communication skills Analytical thinking and quick comprehension Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team.

What We Offer:


  • A dynamic, collaborative and supportive environment on a historic farm. A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, Health care available for full time employees on the first of the month following 60 days of employment. Retirement plan/401(k), available for employees after 1 year of employment, with an employer contribution.



To apply:


Please submit your resume, salary expectations, a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and three personal and professional references to .


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