Primarily responsible for various grain accounting functions including, but not limited to AP/AR, monthly financial and operational reporting and analysis, and internal and external customer services.
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles and experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.
Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
Ability to effectively present information to customers or employees.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Must be accurate and detail oriented.
Extensive Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Ability to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
Ability to deal with emotional customers and employees in person and by phone. Ability to resolve complaints.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop or kneel; and talk or hear. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Eye protection is required in restricted areas.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A bachelor’s degree in accounting and 2-3 years related experience in an accounting role.
Responsible for various reporting, analytical, and reconciliation functions on a daily basis
Responsible for balancing the daily grain position with detail and accuracy
Support month end/year end financial close processes including but not limited to reconciliations, interpretations, verifications, and reporting for various grain functions
Support accounting processes in the sales and rail division, working effectively with merchandising, operations and vendors
Grain accounting functions including, but not limited to: payables, receivables, journal entries, data entry and interpretation
Assist customers as needed, answering questions, interpreting information, etc
Complete additional projects assigned by your manager
Job involves work inside a climate-controlled office atmosphere.
Non Exempt | Exempt