Senior Cost Accountant
??Description/Job SummaryPerdue AgriBusiness has an immediate opening for a Senior Cost Accountant in Salisbury, MD.This position will be responsible for?managing the accounting activities for Soy Refining & Trading in accordance with GAAP and corporate accounting policies including timely and accurate financial reporting, operations analysis, capital planning and business forecasting.Responsibilities/DutiesDevelop and maintain proper accounting procedures and controls for the Refined Oil Facilities and Domestic Meal Trading locations in accordance with GAAP and company accounting policies.In accordance with the company accounting calendar, preparation of monthly closing activities for assigned areas of responsibility.? Duties to include inventory control, balance sheet reconcilations, operations reporting and analysis.Manage?weekly profit estimates and operating statistics as required.This includes preparation of weekly reconcilations for sales, purchases, brought to market and inventory for Refined Oil Facility and Domestic Meal Trading areas.Participate in preparation of annual overhead, capital budgets and quarterly operating forecasts for assigned areas of responsibility as needed.Understanding of cash activities (contracts and inventory) and their relationship to futures accounting procedures.Reconcile FAS 133 accounts and prepare monthly position report for areas of responsibility; includes reconciliation of cash activity to futures activities, preparation anddocumentation of month end inventory valuations, and other FAS 133 related items.Understanding and review of Refinery and Meal Trading business activities to include the following:contract entry and pricing, hedging, ticket entry and application, void processing, freight payments and Accounts Receivable.This is needed to gain a total understanding of the procure to pay and the order to cash processes.Perform other tasks as assigned.?Required Skills?Must have Agriculture and Commodity experience?Preferred Skills?International experience is preferredStrong math and analytical skillsStrong oral and written communication skillsKnowledge of GAAPUnderstanding of systems and software applications.Knowledge of Agribusiness and/or manufacturing???Preferred Experience???7+ years of accounting experience????Required Education????BS/BA degree (Accounting or Accounting Concentration)?Preferred Education?MBA/CPA preferred?Details?Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.Apply for this job.