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Plant Accountant (Raw Material Receiving/Reconciling, Yield Rptg)

Plant Accountant (Raw Material Receiving/Reconciling, Yield Rptg)

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Job Title: Raw Material Plant Accountant


Position Location: Indianapolis Plant – Indianapolis, IN


Business Unit: North America Finance


Supervision: None


Primary Function        

Execute accounting transactions in accordance with U.S. GAAP ensuring transactions are accurately and properly stated. Develop, analyze and report plant performance to management for comparison of actual results to plan and latest estimates. Participate in month-end and year-end closing processes as required.


Key Deliverables/Critical Deliverables



  • Financial Reporting – Participate in the preparation of accurate and timely month-end grind, yield and production reports of Ingredients plants; Provide relevant supporting documentation to internal and external customers.
  • Forecasting/Budgeting – Work cross-functionally across Ingredients plants and monitor trends to prepare monthly forecasts and periodic budgets over grind, production and yields.
  • Account Reconciliations – Prepare monthly account reconciliations in a timely manner to ensure internal control policies are being followed.
  • Audit Activities – Perform monthly, quarterly and annual Sarbanes-Oxley testing.
  • Business Process Procedures – Ensure Business Process Procedures (BPP’s) are written and current for all job functions and hat they comply with internal control policies.

Agility and Innovation 

  • Analysis – Perform analyses to proactively identify and communicate grind, yield and production reporting issues to the Ingredients plants and recommend action.
  • Process Improvement – Conduct process reviews to identify improvements to enhance the quality of financial reporting. Lead the implementation of improvements identified through this process. 

Relationships and People       

  • Develop Relationships – Build and maintain collaborative relationships across with all units and functional managers across multiple locations to ensure accurate and timely reporting of plant performance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:           

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 0-3 years relevant experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic accounting concepts and theories used in the business environment
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate to various levels within the organization
  • Proven proficiency in the use of MS Office (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Travel required as necessary

Desired Behavior, Personal Attributes (Success Drivers and Competencies):

  • Demonstrates initiative and possesses strong problem solving abilities
  • Exhibits prioritization and organizational skills with the ability to work within deadlines
  • Works collaboratively with peers and others
  • Embraces changes and is open to new ideas and approaches


Relocation Available:  Yes; Considered for U.S. / Canada Employees


Grade:  E