Accounting & Finance Russellville, Alabama


Position at Pilgrim's

Accounting Manager


This position is responsible for all financial aspects of operations accounting as a key member of the facility management team.



  • Preparing or directing preparation of reports summarizing business activity operational expenses and variances.
  • Assisting with the development of internal control procedures, standards and compliance.
  • Ensuring proper segregation of duties exists and company assets are safeguarded.
  • Managing Accounting function at the location to ensure cross-training and adequate coverage across all functions and appropriate staff development.
  • Coordinating preparation of yearly budgets.
  • Responsible for the preparation of weekly, monthly financials and variance reporting.
  • Reconciling appropriate balance sheet accounts as assigned.
  • Managing and controlling payroll functions.
  • Working with internal and external audit agencies on quarterly and annual income statements.
  • Responsible for inventory controls and accuracy.



  • 5-7 years experience combined operational accounting
  • Knowledge of SAP or comparable ERP system, Excel and Microsoft.
  • Must be able to examine and verify financial documents and reports.
  • Must be able to prepare a variety of financial statements, reports and analyses.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations governing fiscal recordkeeping.
  • Understanding of payroll, general ledger, accounts payable, and cost accounting.
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Strong leadership and team skills.
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 4-year degree in Accounting or Finance with 18 credit hours in accounting preferred.