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Senior Accountant

Land O'Lakes
Shoreview, Minnesota, United States
Closing date
Nov 30, 2021

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Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:
  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progression

Senior Accountant

We are hiring a Senior Accountant within our Animal Nutrition business unit. In this role you will be responsible for essential accounting procedures and financial analysis. The position will be responsible for critical journal entries, account reconciliations, analyses, and process improvements.

Your primary responsibilities include:
  • Execute the accounting for marketing programs, creating critical accruals, maintaining property taxes, and performing various monthly and quarterly tasks.
  • Lead quarterly conference calls with subsidiaries to review financial statements, critical accounting assumptions, and operational results.
  • Calculate the Animal Nutrition patronage rates, present the rates to management, and provide support for patronage requests throughout the year.
  • Drive process improvements to promote simplification, accuracy, controls and documentation of accounting processes.

Education and Experience required:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related required; CPA desired
  • Minimum 2-3 years of accounting experience required; public accounting experience desired
  • Strong technical accounting and GAAP knowledge required
  • Experience with JDE ERP systems, Hyperion Essbase, and other business intelligence tools
  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Intellectual curiosity; strive to challenge for continuous learning.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, changing environment under strict deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy as well as strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent problem resolution skills, along with the ability to drive process improvements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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