Accounting & Finance Elkhart, Indiana


Position at Swift Prepared Foods


Job Title:  Accounting Specialist  

Location: Elkhart, IN 


Our Company, Your Opportunity:     


Swift Prepared Foods is a company with an 80-year history of providing high quality, great tasting sliced meats, bacon, ham and ribs.  Swift Prepared Foods was recently acquired by JBS, the world’s leading provider of beef, chicken and pork, with a vision of building the company into a leader in Protein Centric Prepared Foods.  This is a unique opportunity to be in a start-up environment, with the backing of a Global CPG Powerhouse.  This is a role for someone who is looking for an entrepreneurial challenge in a company with aspirations to be leaders within the CPG world.  The position will have both strategic and tactical elements and the person may wear different hats.  This is an opportunity for people who want to think Big, dream Big and work to make Big ideas a reality. 


Our Mission: 


To be THE BEST in all we do.  We are completely focused on our business, ensuring the BEST products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers and profitability for our shareholders.  All this, we do to provide an opportunity for a better future for all of our TEAM MEMBERS. 


Our Values: 




Purpose & Scope: This position is responsible for accounting related support for various departments 


  • Complete routine accounting activities, such as travel expense reports, maintenance of the general ledger and posting goods receipts for invoices. 
  • Prepares various accounting statements and financial reports 
  • Supports all administrative needs for the Controller  
  • Misc. Accounting Projects for Controller  
  • Allocate daily consumption usage to finished goods 
  • Perform cycle counts on all physical inventory as required.  
  • Track trends or gaps in material consumption (i.e. scrap rates) to assist Procurement Manager and Finance in forecasting of ingredients and packaging and maintaining accurate consumption standards. 
  • Confirm Actual Vs Invoice/BOL receiving from suppliers in our ERP system 



Working Conditions: General office environment 


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or any Business-related field preferred; Combination of education and relevant experience would be considered. 


Experience: 0 – 2 year of accounting experience 


Special Skills: 

  • SAP experience preferred,  
  • Strong Excel proficiency  
  • Ability to communicate and work closely with others to relate critical/urgent issues  
  • Must be able to set goals and meet deadlines 
  • Ability to work proactively in a high-paced deadline-oriented environment 
  • Excellent organizational skills required  
  • Experience analyzing/reconciliating data and summarizing findings required 




Internal: Frequently communicates with Controller and Financial Analyst 


External: Customers/Vendors