Senior Accountant

Perdue Farms | Salisbury, MD

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Posted Date 1/10/2019
Description

The Senior Accountant provides support to Corporate General Ledger by preparing journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, and providing cost accounting support as needed to various departments throughout the Company. Maintain and execute monthly closing processes. Provide support as part of the annual independent audit of the Company’s financial statements as well as for the independent audit for the employee benefit plans.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Perform monthly closing duties as assigned by management. Such duties shall include journal entries (including maintaining recurring entries), balance sheet account reconciliations, cost allocations, and provide system administrative support for the journal entry and account reconciliation accounting systems.
  • Perform cost center support duties for various corporate functions as assigned by management. Such duties shall include providing management reports, preparing journal entries, assist in the budget process, and acting as the accounting liaison for any accounting related questions or concerns. The various corporate functions include departments such as IT, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Tax, Treasury, General Ledger, Property and Facilities.
  • Perform escheatment processing and maintaining unclaimed property database.
  • Assist in the annual independent financial audits of the company. This involves activities such as the preparation of necessary schedules, assist with coordinating with the independent auditors, and facilitating the collection of all schedules throughout the company.
  • Assist in the annual independent audits of the company’s employee benefit plans. This involves activities such as the preparation of necessary schedules, assist with coordinating with the independent auditors, and facilitating the collection of all schedules with HR.

Required Experience

Bachelors degree in Accounting plus 3 - 5 years related work experience. Strong PC skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Must be able to demonstrate good oral and written communication skills; demonstrate skill in team building and conflict resolution; demonstrate good planning, problem solving and analytical skills. Must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively.
Experience in SAP 6.0, Maximo, Blackline, Promenta. MBA, CPA, or CMA preferred.

Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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