Newark, DE

Grower Accountant

About Oppy

Grow our tomorrow. Oppy is a leading grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce from around the world. As one of North America’s top produce companies for nearly 165 years, we bring over 100 varieties of produce from 27 countries to 1,300+ retailers in North America and throughout the world. As much as agriculture has shaped the past for humankind, Oppy’s efforts shape its future by sustainably providing families with healthy, safe and fresh produce to create a better quality of life for all. Our progressive team is called to a higher purpose that raises the economic wellbeing of families and communities who work the land.

Recognized as one Canada’s Best Managed Companies (for the last 20 years!) and a Top 100 Employer, our diverse team of dedicated professionals collaborate and make connections across our locations throughout North and South America. We owe our success to our adaptability, innovative and entrepreneurial approach, our commitment to our people, and the incredible relationships we build. We are looking for talented people who love a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you can grow your skills and career in a sector with abundant opportunity. Grow your tomorrow with us, today.


Reporting to the Team Lead, Senior Grower Accounting, the Grower Accountant is responsible for preparing periodic grower operational financial information and reports for internal users and grower clients in a timely and accurate fashion. Provides operational accounting support to growers and to internal and external customers. Works to support accounting and finance objectives, while continuously working towards improving processes and procedures in a fast-paced, ever changing environment.


  • Prepares operational financial information for grower clients within predetermined deadlines; conducts related business analysis.
  • Completes weekly and monthly accounting entries as they relate to business units. Ensures corporate requirements are met through approval and back up.
  • Prepares grower settlements in a timely manner, following established policy and procedures, including research of costs and sales related issues.
  • Supports and follows company and department systems and protocols including documentation and reporting.
  • Assists in compiling accounting information and data on sales and expenses, analyzes results and produces reports according to department and company standards and procedures.
  • Assists with reconciliation of lots and accounts and preparation for deal archive.
  • Investigates and resolves account issues in a timely manner. Identifies procedural issues and provides recommendations for improvement.
  • Escalates complex problems to senior staff.

Required Knowledge & Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel; general knowledge of computer accounting systems.
  • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork.
  • Ability to work independently, make appropriate decisions quickly, and communicate information to appropriate parties.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting best practices.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent tasks and projects.
  • Knowledge of USDA regulations and other related produce industry regulations and standards in both Canada and the US is an asset.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree, diploma in business with a focus on accounting and finance is an asset.
  • Minimum, 1-3 years’ experience in an accounting environment.

Why Work for Oppy?

  • We are an established leader in the fresh produce industry, continuously working to improve, innovate and disrupt the norm. Oppy is a place where you are encouraged to contribute and can have a meaningful impact.
  • We have a strong culture with terrific people that care about the business and each other. We want our people to grow and succeed.
  • We offer a hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and at-home work arrangements.
  • We offer a comprehensive total compensation package that includes health, dental & vision coverage, 401k match, tuition reimbursement and benefits.

We extend our sincere appreciation for your interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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