Accounting Manager, Retail Finance
Accounting Manager, Retail Finance – (Loveland, Colorado, U.S.A.)At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion. Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.Reporting to the Director, Retail Operations Accounting, the Manager, Operations Accounting will have oversight of the financial reporting and operational accounting processes of significant project/initiatives of the Retail business. Retail currently has 2 significant projects/initiatives in progress, Project Foundation (an SAP ERP implementation) and Digital (customer facing technology platform). In addition, this position will oversee policy & procedure development and communication to our field users and back office personnel. The Manager will have a strong aptitude for accounting theory, including application and impact of new accounting standards and excellent communication skills both in interactions with all levels of management and in developing effective reporting solutions. This role is responsible for preparing and reviewing monthly financial statements, compiling forecast and budget information, and ensuring compliance with tax, audit, capitalization and reporting. The position prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for Finance Leadership which analyzes performance and outlines variances. This role is also responsible for leading and developing a team. What you will do:Manage multiple finance processes and produce effective project management reporting for various audiences, including Retail Corporate, Senior Leadership and Retail Field LeadershipManage month-end close process for all projects by ensuring accruals and month-end estimates are accurate and complete and analyzing monthly balance sheet and income statement account variancesAnalyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to business plansReview the reconciliation of various general ledger accountsReview, recommend and implement best practices regarding policies and proceduresPromote and maintain an effective internal control environment in compliance with Nutrien’s SOX requirementsOversee operations of the department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met along with providing work direction and guidance to the staffManage the preparation of the budget and forecastResearch emerging accounting and reporting issues to ensure company follows US GAAP and IFRSConduct performance reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunitiesProvide recommendations on process efficiency opportunities and potential processes for automationEstablish and maintain fiscal files and records for transactions in accordance with record retention requirementsWhat you will bring:Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting7+ years’ accounting and leadership experienceCPA Accounting designation desiredWorking knowledge with ERP systems, knowledge of SAP is an assetExperience in financial analysis budgeting, forecasting, and long-range planningLeadership: ensure staff has sufficient guidance and support to perform job duties effectively. Align work efforts of group to meet Nutrien Ag Solutions objectivesCollaboration: Communicate with various stakeholders in the business to understand processes and extract required informationProblem solving: ability to delve into accounting practices and combine unique information from various groups to accurately measure and report on project performanceInfluencing Others: Listen to feedback from Nutrien Ag Solutions (branches and corporate) and work to make improvements to meet stakeholder needs. Identify and propose solutions that meet the objectives of all involved partiesStrong team building skills, demonstrated ability to influence and customer service focusSelf-starter with a high energy level, demonstrated success in a fast-paced and deadline driven environmentExcellent oral & written communication, analytical, organizational, and leadership skillsSolid analytical, problem solving and financial troubleshooting skillsAbility to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standardsSound, professional judgmentSolution-oriented with demonstrated ability to collaborate and build strong relationships with key stakeholders, peers, and team membersSelf-motivated, innovative, and forward-thinkingFlexibility to adapt to changing business needsPersistent, determined and resilient, with a very strong customer service orientationSubject matter expertise relevant to project management, accounting and financeStrong interpersonal skills, able to influence and promote cross functional collaborationMicrosoft Excel skills – financial modeling, formulas, and financial statementsAre you a good match? Apply today!Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristicsThis job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.To stay connected to us and for the latest job postings and news, follow us on: LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteranApply for this job.