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Staff Accountant Senior

Creek Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America Req #835
Monday, July 8, 2019
Sugar Creek Packing Co., founded in 1966, is a flourishing privately held, family owned food company. Its commitment to making the highest-quality, best-value products has allowed Sugar Creek to grow into one of the largest independent bacon processors servicing the global market.
DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Support the Assistant Controller in the management of cost and general accounting, including inventory reconciliation & valuation, wage and benefit accruals, real estate and personal property tax and miscellaneous customer invoicing. Support weekly and monthly financial close / reporting activity.  Maintain full accounting for SOHO, a small real estate subsidiary.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support weekly financial close, to include journal entries for non-standard manufacturing operations, such as leaker checks, misc. cash, inventory variances.
  • Reconcile inventory balances across the business and maintain reserves for Lower of Cost or Market and Deferred Variances.
  • Assist plant accounting teams to identify / understand manufacturing variances generated by manufacturing orders & inventory transactions in support of weekly reporting process.
  • Monthly financial close to include journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Manage / Coordinate miscellaneous customer invoicing, accruals, and status.
  • Manage real estate and personal property tax accruals and payments.
  • SOHO accounting – a small real estate subsidiary.
  • Participate in ERP system improvements & implementations.
  • Back-up for weekly standard cost calculations and inventory valuation.
  • Monitors, maintains and reviews financial records and general ledgers.
  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Support all safety, food quality and sanitation initiatives and policies.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.
Experience: 5+ years of experience in general ledger accounting.
Certification or Licensure Requirements: None.

ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Know Generally-Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Able to use Microsoft Office (particularly Excel, including pivot tables and functions such as SUMIF and VLOOKUP).
  • Utilize ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics AX).
  • Able to retrieve information from databases for ad hoc reporting.
  • Able to think critically and work efficiently in fast-paced environment.
  • Possess exceptional work ethic with attention to detail and able to manage time and multitask efficiently.
  • Able to collaborate with Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, General Accounting, Operations, and Senior Management staff personnel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via phone and email.
  • Able to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

No unusual physical requirements. Physical requirements are consistent with manufacturing-type office positions, including mostly sitting with some standing/walking required.  Other light physical activity like using stairs or occasionally moving items weighing 20 lbs. or less may be required as needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
All work is performed in a comfortable indoor, office-like facility.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Right to Work.  Derecho al Trabajo.

Other details

  • Job Family Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Creek Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America