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Sr Accountant in Savannah, GA at Gavilon

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

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Position Summary:

Perform a variety of accounting and finance functions for the Domestic Fertilizer division including daily weekly and monthly processing, analysis and reporting. Partner with the management team to provide financial analysis and ad hoc reports.

The Domestic Fertilizer division consists of over 60 owned and leased wholesale distribution terminals located throughout the U.S., with annual sales exceeding $1 Billion.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in monthly period end close process
  • Daily review of processed data to identify user errors and trends
  • Assist with preparation of weekly profit estimate
  • Assist with financial analysis to operations management – weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annually
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual operating expense and capital plan budgets
  • Assist with External and Internal Audits as needed
  • Prepare capital project requests for management approvals as needed for fertilizer terminals.
  • Ensure accounting policies and procedures are followed.
  • Conduct annual physical inventory audits at fertilizer terminals as needed.
  • Assist with user acceptance testing and implementation of SAP ByDesign new software system.
  • Responsible for weekly accounting reports and monthly settlements for inventory purchasing programs.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Required Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred
  • 1-5 years’ experience with SAP ByDesign very helpful
  • 3-8 years related experience in commodities and or distribution. Experience with a large CPA audit firm helpful
  • Extensive computer skills as an advanced user of Microsoft Excel and Power Point required. Must have experience working with large amounts of data with the ability to distill it into useful information
  • Experience with Oracle general ledger/financials and Smart View reporting software helpful, but not required.
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written
  • Good working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting related legislation, regulations and reporting procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex financial data and consolidate into meaningful information in simplified formats
  • Demonstrated ability to work with management and staff in remote locations

Strong work ethic, dependable, comfortable meeting deadlines


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