Accountant

  • location: Saint Paul, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $34 per hour
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job description

Accountant

job summary:
Accountant

Fixed Asset Accounting within the Corporate Group.

Your primary responsibilities include:

-Initiate/Create/Record transactions in the JDE XE, Catalyst, and Unity 9.2 fixed asset systems, including regular additions, transfers and disposals

-Initiate, update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing fixed asset transactions in the JDE systems

-Prepare various journal entries to properly record transactions related to Capital Projects. Reconcile the Fixed Asset sub ledger to the General Ledger in an accurate and efficient manner

-Determine proper accountability of assets through physical count, inventory and confirmation

-Be the accounting liaison for project-related requests from operations and field employees

-Review and authorize capital project authorizations for the LOL Purina, Winfield, Dairy, and Corporate Business Units to verify compliance with corporate guidelines

-Provide guidance, understand and articulate the appropriateness of capitalizing an asset in accordance with company policy

 
location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 34 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 1 Years
 
responsibilities:
Competencies and other skills:

-Strong attention to detail and accuracy is required.

-Ability to learn new concepts quickly

-Ability to work under deadlines, and shift emphasis when required.

-Demonstrate a commitment to documentation and process improvement for assigned areas.

-Excellent oral and written communication skills.

-Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and to work independently.

 
qualifications:
Education and Experience required:

-Bachelor's degree in Accounting along with a minimum of 1-3 years work experience required

-Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required

-Knowledge of ERP Systems. JD Edwards specifically. Hyperion, Business Objects, and Oracle OBI tools experience desired

-Strong technical accounting and GAAP knowledge

"REQUIRED BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG TEST MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE CANDIDATE STARTS THE ASSIGNMENT."

 
skills: Oracle, Hyperion
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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