Accounting & Finance Plainwell, Michigan


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Job Description

 Accounting Specialist – Cattle Accounts Payable

 The Accounting Specialist will report to the Accounting Supervisor.

 Job Overview: This position’s main responsibility is to assist in the day-to-day accounting duties of the JBS USA – Plainwell plant in regards to the cattle purchase costs, feed charges, financials, and other charges.  This position also requires interface with the JBS – Plainwell Slaughter, Barn and Accounting departments and will help in the reconciliation of cattle accounts.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist barn staff in tracking and accounting for daily delivery of cattle.
  • Calculate and reconcile any payment deferrals.
  • Ensure accuracy of data prior to upload into financial accounting system used for processing payments and adjustments.
  • Review invoices and requisitions for satisfactory payment approval.
  • Check cattle vendor files for any previous payments and assign voucher numbers.
  • Obtain proper information regarding invoice payments.
  • Clarify any questionable invoice items, prices or signatures.
  • Maintain copies of vouchers, invoices or correspondence necessary for files.
  • Provide other clerical support necessary to pay the financial obligations of the plant.
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Computer skills: Intermediate Microsoft Excel, SAP experience, Multi-system focused
  • Attention to detail
  • 3-5 years of experience in Accounts Payable or related field
  • Flexibility and Interpersonal skills required