ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Accounting & Finance Natchitoches, Louisiana


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office.

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

 

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

Purpose:

 

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

Key responsibilities are to work closely with operations and accounting management to reduce costs through reporting and analysis, weekly & monthly financial preparation and reporting including budgeting, to assist and direct the development of internal control procedures, standards, and compliance as it pertains to the Sarbanes Oxley Act and to insure adherence to generally accepted accounting principles.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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.

 


  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled