Inventory Accountant

  • Anchor Ingredients Company
  • Fargo, ND, USA
  • Oct 07, 2019
Full time Book Keeper and Accountants Cashier

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION: This position is responsible for inventory accounting practices, internal reporting, and inventory guidance. RESPONSIBILITIES: Inventory Accounting Practices Provide guidance and serve as a resource to the Anchor Ingredients team while seeking ways to improve efficiency and accuracy Reconcile various warehouse locations inventory in a timely manner Provide internal plant management guidance on practices for physical inventory Review and / or reconcile all warehouse and bulk locations physical inventory to general ledger inventory monthly. Set up new products in ProSoft, according to internal service level expectations. Review and post Work Orders (which become formulas) for all locations. Provide guidance and resources, as needed, for plant and internal warehouse physical inventory counts. Follow up to inquiries from internal and external parties surrounding inventory in a timely manner. Prepare transfer and inventory adjustment entries, as needed and in compliance with authority matrix. Monitor inventory transactions. Monitor and research average product costs to ensure accuracy. Other responsibilities as needed
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Project work or items outside of this Job Description, as specified from time to time by the leadership. The Tasks detailed within this Job Description are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of duties that the job holder may be required to undertake. Anchor Ingredients reserves the right to require the job holder to perform any other task which the Controller may reasonably deem necessary. In common with all other personnel within Anchor Ingredients, the job holder is required to adhere to the Company's policies on Safety. Specifically: To take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself/herself and that of other persons who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions; To co-operate regarding any duty or requirement; To report to his/her immediate manager any hazard which may be discovered on at the place of work. QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's degree in accounting, finance or other related business field or three or more years of related accounting or business experience. Excellent verbal and written communications skills Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced changing environment Problem solving skills Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product Ability to meet and establish deadlines Ability to work with minimal direction Strong organizational skills Proficient in Microsoft Excel WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All vision abilities are required to encompass close-up work. On occasion, employee must be able to tolerate and endure extended work hours and maintain alertness to meet deadlines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to machinery and moving parts, airborne particles including grain dust and hazardous materials or fumes, which may require the use of PPE. The employee may be exposed to adverse weather conditions, extended seasonal hours, high precarious places and confined spaces. The noise level in some of the work environments may require the use of hearing protection. While performing the duties of this job inside the office, the employee is frequently exposed to normal working conditions for an office environment with a noise level that is usually quiet to moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time as well as use hands or fingers to reach or handle, and to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee will occasionally lift 25 pounds.