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Staff Accountant

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Job ID 158605 Date posted 11/23/2021 Location : Chandler, Arizona

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Staff Accountant will help establish and maintain our accounting policies and fiscal controls, helping prepare financial reports and safeguarding our organization's assets. We seek a professional with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices. In this role, you will help build accurate standard financial statements that comply with established requirements and policies.

Key Accountabilities

•    Apply accounting techniques and standard practices to classify and record financial transactions.
•    Assisting the accounting manager with month end reporting and reconciliation processes.
•    Help maintain and monitor the control of accounts and records in areas such as disbursements, expenses, tax payments and income.
•    Perform traditional general accounting functions such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory transactions and movements and other general ledger transactions. 
•    Draft segments of statements and reports and begin to handle assignments involving data analysis.
•    Review and create standard accounting report packages.
•    Contribute input to new setup and changes in existing financial applications to optimize effectiveness.
•    Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
•    Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
•    Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications 

•    Experience with SAP
•    Experience with Microsoft Excel

Position Information

*The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.
*This position is located in Chandler, Arizona

*Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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