Accounting & Finance Gainesville, Georgia


Position at Pilgrim's

Accountant - Gainesville, GA


  • Assist with preparation of reports which summarize business activity operational expenses and variances including weekly estimates.
  • Assist with the development of internal control procedures, standards and compliance.
  • Ensure adequate coverage of all hourly functions and cross training for vacations, holidays, sick time, etc.
  • Assist with the preparation of yearly budgets.
  • Prepare reports as needed for trucking and pet food profit centers.
  • Analysis of raw material receipts on a daily basis to ensure accuracy.
  • Produce truck driver payroll.
  • Work with internal and external audit agencies on quarterly and annual audit reviews.  Participate in periodic test counts and fixed asset audits.
  • Responsible for inventory controls and accuracy.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field is required. 



  • 1-3 years experience in plant production accounting
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to examine and verify financial documents and reports.
  • Knowledge of SAP or comparable ERP system, Excel and Microsoft.
  • Leadership and team skills.
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • 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.