Dean Foods Accountant in Le Mars, Iowa
This position supports and analyzes the accounting function of the location. This includes accounting for all P &L’s including manufacturing, distribution, sales and other operating expenses as well as the valuation and reconciliation of inventory.
Duties and Responsibilities:
§ Ensure all financial and operational transactions for the location are accurately captured.
§ Prepares monthly journal entries.
§ Completes month end close processes to account for inventory and manufacturing reporting.
§ Performs monthly reconciliations for designated accounts, monitoring financials for discrepancies and trends.
§ Utilizing professional accounting and technical knowledge, accurately prepares financial statements (e.g. balance sheet, income statement, supplementary management schedules) for the location.
§ Researches and resolves problems pertaining to accounting systems and records, ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures.
§ Provides clarity in a professional manner when questioned about financial data.
§ Understands and responds to the urgency of providing timely and complete information to ad hoc requests.
§ Using a thorough understanding of GAAP principles and DFA Accounting Policies, interprets accounting transactions and implements best practices.
Required Minimum Qualifications:Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field and 3-4 years applicable work experience
Associates degree in Accounting, plus 4-6 years’ experience.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
§ Advanced in Excel
§ JDE experience preferred
§ Ability to perform in a fast paced environment
§ Ability to multi task
§ High attention to detail
§ Ability to consistently meet deadlines
§ Ability to work independently and see projects through to completion
§ Ability to collaborate with others and inspire teamwork
§ Excellent time management and organization skills
§ Maintain confidentiality
§ Interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication and listening
§ Accountability for actions and decisions
Titles Reporting to this Position:
Licensing and Certification:
- CPA or CMA preferred, but not required
- Less than 5%
Scope (Revenue, Number of Employees, etc.):
- Responsible for the financial reporting and accuracy of location transactions and performance.
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Requisition ID: 2020-17280
External Company Name: Dean Foods Company
External Company URL: www.deanfoods.com
Relocation Assistance: Available to Qualified Candidates
Street: 1345 12th Ave SW