Heartland Corn Products Job Openings

-Staff Accountant

JOB SUMMARY:

The Staff Accountant will assist, and at times lead, the preparation and maintenance of financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities.  The Staff Accountant is also responsible for providing top-notch customer service to internal and external organizational partners, providing financial support, guidance, and oversight for specific business projects as well as inventory management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

JOB RESPONSIBILITES (include but are not limited to):

  • Applies knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) in a variety of capacities, including but not limited to:
    • Month-end, year-end, and period-end reconciliation in areas including but not limited to sales and use tax, material inventory, and patron payments.
    • Audits accounts payable and accounts receivable reconciliation process, including managing the general ledger for accounts and balancing this to the general ledger on a weekly and monthly schedule.
    • Annual financial audit preparation, including balancing reports and providing supplemental backup documentation as necessary.
    • Adhering to the 10 key principles of GAAP through regular review and updates to financial and procurement standard operating procedures (SOPs), ensuring a clear separation of roles and duties. This includes collecting and analyzing data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Compliance & internal metric reporting including but not limited to:
    • Collects and prepares internal metrics to track historical financial and production data, identify trends and support company forecasting.
    • Provides support for HCP regulatory compliance programs.
  • Serves as the project accountant for key organizational projects.
  • Works in partnership with all departments to:
    • Manage and reconcile inventory, including fixed assets.
    • Onboard and manage current and new vendors, including collecting and reviewing W9 forms, preparing Form 1099-NEC or 1099-MISC, and establish payment terms and conditions.
    • Audit repair and maintenance costs to the chart of accounts, ensuring costs are accounted for within the proper account ledger.
  • Serves as a backup to the Controller and prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements as necessary or required.
  • Serves as a backup to the accounting administrative assistant, reviewing the lien list in Agris as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Strong knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, cost accounting, financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to apply deductive, mathematical, and inductive reasoning.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred or associate degree with five or more years’ experience in a progressive accounting role.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds occasionally.

BENEFITS:

  • Heartland Corn Product employees are eligible for benefits the first of the month after 30 days of successful employment. HCP offers medical, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; an employer sponsored health reimbursement account; flexible spending accounts; 401k retirement plan with match and more!

 

QUESTIONS:

Please contact Kate at (507) 647-5000 or [email protected]