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Sr. Accountant

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Cedarburg
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Sr. Accountant to join our plant in Cedarburg, WI.-- In this role you will be responsible for maintaining and validating the integrity of financial results for the assigned Kemp manufacturing plant and cross functional departments.-- You will complete accounting transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices and in compliance with Company policies and procedures.--Kemps is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a diary marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers.-- Since 1914, Kemps has provided families with fresh, delicious dairy products, fresh milk, frozen yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and frozen novelty treats.-- By joining Kemps, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters.-- We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world.-- It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities - come join us!--Core Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:-------------------- Ensure all financial and operational transactions are accurately captured.-- Establish and nurture relationships within office and manufacturing locations.------------------ Prepare monthly journal entries.-- Utilize a high level of confidentiality to process complex, non-recurring journal entries.------------------ Verify, review, reconcile and audit all supporting schedules and ledgers for system interfaces to the general ledger. ------------------ Perform monthly reconciliations for designated accounts, monitoring financials for discrepancies and trends.-- ------------------ Utilize professional accounting and technical knowledge, accurately prepares financial statements (e.g., balance sheet, income statement, supplementary management schedules) and consolidating reports. ------------------ Provide parent company communication including monthly reporting, administer inter-company entries and ad-hoc requests.------------------ Research and resolve problems pertaining to accounting systems and records, ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures.-- ------------------ Provide clarity in a professional manner when questioned about financial data.-- Offers practical insight to address concerns raised by account contributors, Financial Analysts, and management.------------------ Respond to ad-hoc requests from auditors (annual or interim), banks, Parent Company, tax preparers, governmental agencies, etc.-- Understand and respond to the urgency of providing timely and complete information to these requests.------------------ Respond to internal ad-hoc requests for information.------------------ Possess a thorough understanding of GAAP principles and DFA Accounting Policies; interpret complex accounting transactions and implement best practices.-- ------------------ Complete various continuous improvement and special projects as determined by business needs.

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Wauwatosa , Sr. Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Cedarburg, Wisconsin

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