Accountant I, Retail
ACCOUNTANT, RETAILIf you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Services culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.While we have great people, it is not just about that; its the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. Its the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world. Who You Will Work WithYou will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each others health, safety and security. Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, this roles primary responsibilities are the preparation of timely and accurate financial information including: journal entries, account reconciliations, and account review and analysis.Key Tasks:- Responsible for completing various journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis.- Interface with other departments as needed to ensure all journal entries and reconciliations are completed timely and with proper supporting detail- Responsible for maintaining accounting records including journal entries, account reconciliations and support- Research discrepancies and communicate with other departments as needed to resolve issues.- Embrace new ideas and challenge status quo to improve current processes and increase shareholder value.- Intercompany Accounting and variance analysis- Special Projects and other duties as requiredThe Ideal CandidateOutside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.Skills:- Ability to work under tight deadlines and in an environment of change- Strong customer service attitude; team player; strong desire for knowledge; adaptability- Self-motivated, innovative, forward-thinker- Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills- Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)- PeopleSoft experience, a plus- Knowledge of the retail agriculture business, a plusQualifications- BA/BS in Accounting/Finance, pursuing an accounting designation is considered an asset- A minimum of 2-3 years of Accounting experience- Strong general knowledge of accounting principlesWhy Crop Production Services?Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. Were dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S. Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help feed the world in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at www.cpsagu.com/careers. While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.Apply for this job.