Accounting Specialist

Operations Management Support Fremont, Iowa


Position at JBS USA

Our Mission
To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best products and services for customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.
Our foundation & our strength is in our values
Position Title:    Accounting Specialist
Job Status: Salaried Non-Exempt
Direct Reports:  N/A
Reports Directly to:  Feed Mill Manager
Starting Pay: $21.50
Location: Hedrick IA
Nature of Position:  
Responsible for the administrative functions, local accounting functions and procurement of supplies, serves as the liaison between the mill and the accounting department. Works closely with the ingredient merchandising team. Responsibilities include daily reconciliation of ingredient receiving, drug usage, production and deliveries.
Essential Functions:
  • Daily reconciliation of ingredient receiving, deliveries, drugs, and production.
  • Enter manual and bag receiving tickets in MTech as needed / Print daily arrival recap (summary of RTs)-Give to mill manager to sign.
  • Communicate with corn producers, ingredient suppliers, Merchants, truck drivers, to answer & assist with various questions/concerns.
  • Complete weekly Global Post in MTech after inventory is completed.
  • Monitor bag inventories and communicate to merchants as needed via SharePoint.
  • Process and print feed orders as needed.
  • Review/approve weekly trucking (freight) invoices and send to accounting.
  • Communicate with Feed Desk and/or feed mill techs to answer & assist with various questions/concerns.
  • Enter purchase requisitions and good receipts in SAP for supplies and equipment for the location.
  • Print SAP Maintenance work orders and complete in SAP.
  • Filing of all daily paperwork.
  • QA as directed.
  • Other admin duties as assigned.
Success Factors:
Success factors for an Accounting Specialist encompass being detail-oriented, adaptable to changing circumstances, proficient at multitasking in a fast-paced environment, maintaining strong communication skills, all while upholding the JBS mission statement and values.
Job Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
  • 2 years’ prior administrative experience
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal or written).
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Intermediate level proficiency in MS Office Tools.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as indicated.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or 3 years’ industry experience.
  • Previous experience in livestock industry.
  • Prior Feed Milling Experience a plus.
  • OSHA & FDA Audit experience.
  • Knowledge of Employee Relations and ability to organize and motivate people.
  • Past performance shows highly developed leadership.
  • Safety training courses completed (OSHA or company required).
Working Conditions:
  • Most work is completed indoors.
  • Extended hours of computer work.
  • Work somewhat close to other people, such as when sharing office space.
    The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:
    • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;
    • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;
    • 401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule.
    • Better Futures Program –  Online Classes or select 2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents! 
    • Supervisor Development Program: Opportunity to grow your career through leadership training. 
    This position does not have an application deadline. We will continue to recruit until the position has been filled.
    The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.
    About us: JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members, and our corporate office is located in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, where our 1,200 team members onsite enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
    All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.