Accountant

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $75,000.00
Date: 4/19/2017
Job ID: 02474308
Job Description

$67B Food Production Company—Minneapolis, MN—Salary Commensurate with Experience

The Sizzle

  • Company offers competitive pay and comprehensive/complete benefits package.
  • Company offers present and future financial security and a healthy work/life balance.
  • Large and successful company that provides opportunities to move and advance within the organization.

Note from Hiring Manager

  • Targeting 1-3 years of experience, CPA not required.
  • Will look at candidates with public or industry experience.
  • The role will have exposure to executives.
  • Next step beyond Accountant is Supervisor.

Position Summary

Seeking Accountant to play a vital role in the general accounting service group. The group completes the monthly close process, calculates and records journal entries, reconciles accounts, and analyzes monthly costs and results. The Accountant will have significant opportunities to identify and work on both business and accounting-related projects. This role offers the opportunity to work within a strong team environment and support colleagues in the commercial and operations areas.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, general accounting experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical abilities, initiative, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with all levels at the company.
  • Self-motivated and able to make independent decisions, also to contribute in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and JDE or large ERP systems a plus.
  • Experience in continuous improvement methodologies, i.e. Lean, root cause analysis, and process flow mapping a plus.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Complete monthly accounting work per US GAAP guidelines and perform relevant analysis.
  • Complete annual review/revision of Key Financial Controls (SOX requirements) and process flows; work to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls.
  • Support Finance team like FP&A Group with results analysis, fluctuations, trends, and outlook/planning.
  • Cost analysis, inventory costing, and inventory reconciliation.
  • Standardize general accounting policies and processes (design and implementation).
  • Assist finance team with FVM, risk management, internal controls, and SOX.
  • Understand and apply relevant key financial controls and policies.
  • Assist with plant yield, inventory reconciliations for various raw materials, finished goods, packaging, ingredients, third party warehouses, and product cost analysis.