Accountant, General Accounting – Ag Services ? Decatur, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com .
Accountant, General Accounting ? Ag Services ? Decatur, ILThis is an exempt level position.Position Summary:The ADM Accounting team is seeking an Accountant for a role in Ag Services. As part of an evolving finance team, the successful candidate for the position will play a vital role in the general accounting service group.
The functions of this group currently include completion of the monthly close process, including calculating and recording journal entries, reconciling accounts and analyzing monthly costs and results and assisting with other general finance activities as needed. Additionally, the individual in this position will have significant opportunities to identify and work on both business and accounting related projects. This position offers the opportunity to work within a strong team environment and support colleagues in the commercial and operations areas.Job ResponsibilitiesComplete monthly accounting work per US GAAP guidelines and perform relevant analysisComplete annual review/revision of Key Financial Controls (SOX requirements) and process flows and work to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controlsSupport others in Finance, particularly the Financial Planning & Analysis Group in the areas of results analysis, fluctuations, trends and outlook/planning Cost analysis, inventory costing and inventory reconciliationPartner with BU Finance on FVM and Risk ManagementStandardize general accounting policies and processes (design and implementation)Assist BU Finance with internal controls and Sarbanes-OxleyBusiness partner with applicable plant and commercial managementUnderstand and apply relevant key financial controls and policiesAdditionally, the responsibilities may include:Plant yield, inventory reconciliations for various raw materials, finished goods, packaging, and ingredients and third party warehousesProduct cost analysis Job RequirementsBachelor?s degree in Accounting General accounting experience preferredStrong analytical abilities, initiative and problem solving skillsStrong oral and communication skills as well as the ability to interface with various levels of managementSelf-motivated with the ability to make independent decisionsAbility to travel as neededAbility to contribute in a team environmentProficient in Microsoft Office SuiteExperience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and JDE or large ERP sys