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Accountant - Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY

Company: ADM
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Accountant - Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY Global Business ServicesThis is a full-time, exempt level position.Position Summary: Accountants at ADM have a general understanding of accounting systems and processes and should be considered highly knowledgeable in assigned areas. They have strong ability to prepare and review accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports, to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department. They must demonstrate self-confidence in dealing with management at various levels and various administrative, commercial, and operations areas as applicable. They should demonstrate ability to support projects through to completion. Accountants have no direct supervisory responsibilities. Responsibilities: Complete monthly accounting work per US GAAP guidelines and perform relevant analysis Perform self-review of work outputs and evaluation of process inputs in order to identify errors in financial results and come to resolution as neededUnderstand, execute, and evaluate the effectiveness of end to end Key Financial Controls (SOX requirements)Work with relevant business partners to provide insight and analysis into financial results and ensure that the financial statements accurately reflect business activityUnderstand and preserve the accuracy of relevant balance sheet(s)Prepare and analyze financial statements and/or supporting schedules Engage proactively in the implementation of process change via continuous improvement Assigned duties that may include performing and reporting the results of plant accounting, completion and results reporting of PLs, preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, and preparation of accruals/deferrals/amortizationsCritically evaluate the processes performed understand span of control and initiate changes and escalations as neededRequired Skills:Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customersAdvanced knowledge in Microsoft Office SuiteKnowledge of Internal ControlsFinancial Analysis and operationsKnowledge of Governance, Risk and ComplianceDesigning Queries and Reports using Financial SystemsTechnological literacyInternal motivationStrong prioritization and organizationAbility to understand processes through hands on involvementIntellectual curiosityCollaborative mindset and strong teamwork capabilitiesAbility to follow provided guidance and apply general accounting principlesProject management experience is preferredEducation Requirements:Bachelor's degree in accountingExperience:CPA, similar professional certification preferred but not requiredPhysical Requirements: Ability to safely and successful perform the essential job functions consistent with qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standardsStandard office safety regulationsExcited about this role but don't meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don't check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings. ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.

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