Accounting & Finance Arcadia, Wisconsin


Position at Pilgrim's

Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our Accounting Team!

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K contributions
  • Better Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!

Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development Program

 At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. This includes increased safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as enhanced cleaning and sanitation, face coverings, temperature screens and plexi-glass or plastic barriers. We are also working to secure vaccine availability for our Team Members.

SUMMARY: The Production Accountant is responsible for moderately complex accounting activities related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resulting reports and financial statements. Prepares, researches, and analyzes accounting data. Prepares intermediate level reports and financial statements. Applies accounting practices and concepts to perform a variety of accounting tasks that support the overall objectives of the department.

include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Prepares financial statements and/or special reports by preparing balance sheets and income statements. Reports, collects, analyzes, and summarizes account information and trends.

  1. Examines various accounting documents to verify accuracy of calculations and to ensure that documents are in accordance with standard accounting procedures.
  2. Reviews transactions and verifies that all transactions are properly supported. Ensures that transactions are in accordance with pertinent policies and procedures and are classified and recorded according to acceptable accounting standards.
  3. Prepares income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements and reports.
  4. Analyzes financial reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  5. Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records. Balances accounts to appropriate funds. Reconciles and/or makes corrections.
  6. Conducts special studies and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures.
  7. Prepares journal entries to transfer, adjust and/or correct computerized accounting records. Ensures accuracy and completeness of entries. Enters transactions into accounting system.
  8. May be required to travel.
  9. May require availability outside of normal business hours.
  10. Other duties as required by management and supervision.

 EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.
  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma
  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks.  Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field is required; or significant (5+) years in a directly related position will be considered in lieu of the education requirement.
  • Minimum of 2 years clerical accounting experience is required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to examine and verify financial documents and reports.
  • Must be able to prepare a variety of reports and analyses.
  • Knowledge of SAP or comparable ERP system, Excel and Microsoft.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, methods and equipment.
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices.
  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.