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Staff Accountant

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

General Purpose:The Staff Accountant will work closely with the Operational Accounting team to support the financial reporting efforts of manufacturing accounting by assisting with month-end close tasks, preparation and review of financial statements, financial data analysis and reporting, and account analysis. This position requires effective communication in working with the manufacturing facilities. Duties and Responsibilities:Assist with month-end close, including preparation of journal entries and month-end financial packages/statements.Work in collaboration with the Ops Accounting team in the month end close process. Assist in the review and analysis of financials, looking for discrepancies and trends. Participate in the processing of Accounts Payable invoicing through automated workflow for various plants.Assist with the review process of freight invoices for various plants. Assist with the communication with plant personnel and vendors to resolve any issues. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for various plants. Engage in ad-hoc analyses and reporting as needed to support the growth and development of the business. Identify and recommend opportunities for process improvement within areas of responsibility. Assist and support personnel and respective plants and assigned business units through communication and development of relationships with internal and external stakeholders.The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.Necessary Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to use advanced features in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, as well as adaptability to learn other software programs needed to perform the tasks of the job.Organizational and time management skills, including ability to multitask and set priorities for multiple divisions.Analytical skills, including ability to reconcile problematic accounts with many unknown transactions.Able to demonstrate self-leadership qualities as a self-starterAble to work with high accuracy and attention to detail.Able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.Able to perform tasks and duties without constant supervision; able to work independently in an office or remote working environment. Able to work with a sense of urgency and within deadlines.Able to assist manager on assigned projects and see through to completionMaintain confidentiality of information & collaborate effectively and foster good teamwork.

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Kansas City , Staff Accountant, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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