Lead Shared Services Coordinator

Perdue Farms | Salisbury, MD

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Posted Date 11/08/2019

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


Leads the position responsibilities covering the following two functional areas: Accounts Receivable and Hedge Accounting. Daily AR duties include posting and reporting of all cash receipts, bank administration and credit/collection support. This position also works closely with the Hedge Desk to reconcile the previous days futures/options trading activities to external broker statements and verification of daily calls/refunds with our brokers.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides oversight to the Ag tech Accounts Receivable module – this includes documentation of daily cash management procedures
  • Review and posting of all daily cash receipts- this includes all automated postings of checks, direct deposits, and wires from Citizens bank, as well as remote deposits
  • Investigation and review of Accounts Receivable payment discrepancies
  • Monitors the weekly unapplied cash review and reporting
  • Work with the Credit department to investigate and follow up on collection issues. This includes special processing for AR offsets via Debit/Credit memos and AR adjustments and write-offs.
  • Check Administration duties include:
    • Handle farmer and customer inquiries relative to payments
    • Problem resolution – includes stop payments
    • Positive pay issues with Citizens Bank
    • Outstanding check follow up and research
  • Daily broker reconciliation – involves the reconciliation of our Ag Tech System to external broker statements, verification of daily calls/refunds and daily/weekly reporting
  • Leads the Ag Tech wire processing for Accounts Receivable

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent (required)
  • AA in Accounting or Coursework in accounting (preferred)

Experience Requirements

5+ years of relevant experience. Understanding of standard software applications. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Strong math and communication skills. Knowledge of Agri-Business Hedging and Commodity Pricing Procedures.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Normal climate-controlled office environment. Able to communicate on the telephone and use standard office equipment. Able to move freely throughout the facility.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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