Post Holdings Accounting Clerk-A/P- Part Time in Britt, Iowa

JOB SUMMARY :

Provides support services for the accounting function in area of assignment. Responsible for ensuring that vendors are appropriately paid by documenting transactions with vendors, verifying information on invoices, and communicating with vendors to resolve accounting discrepancies. Prepares reconciliation to the general ledger and vendor accounts, compiles and generates accounting reports, maintains departmental records, and performs other administrative services, including back-up receptionist duties. Also responsible for assisting in the month-end accounting closing process by providing clerical support and performing accounting duties of a routine nature. Part Time 15-20 hours per week.

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Ensure proper general ledger account, department codes and internal order coding on invoices, credit memos, expense reports and all other non-inventory accounts payable.

  • Ensures appropriate payment to vendors by checking quantities and prices on invoices against purchase orders, preparing invoices for payment, reviewing documentation requirements with corporate policies and forwarding invoices to appropriate sources for approval.

  • Resolves discrepancies by responding to vendor requests for information, and taking corrective action.

  • Retains invoices and back-up for permanent documentation.

  • Prepares monthly sales and use tax filing/pmts and refunds; monthly clearing of sales tax payable account.

  • Performs other administrative duties including daily mail distribution and office supply ordering.

  • Responsible for assisting in the month-end accounting close process by providing clerical support and preparing month-end accruals and re-class journal entries.

  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to:

  • Research and verify new vendor requests from internal customers.

  • Research past due invoices and statement balances.

  • Uphold & enforce A/P departmental policies with all operating companies.

  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

  • Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS :

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE :

One year technical training beyond high school in accounting or computer operation and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:

N/A

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

  • Computer knowledge including spreadsheets and Microsoft Office programs.

  • Knowledge of SAP computer system helpful.

  • Office equipment including 10-key calculator, photocopy and fax machines, printer.

  • Detail-oriented

  • Interact well with others and work with minimal supervision.

COGNITIVE DEMANDS:

Note: In terms of a workday, “Occasionally” equals 1% to 33%; “Frequently” 34% to 66%; “Continuously” 67% to 100%.

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Comments

Problem Solving

X

Making Decisions - task oriented

X

Making Decisions - strategic

X

Provide work direction to others

X

Supervising (direct reports)

X

Interpreting Data

X

X

Organizing

X

Planning

X

Communication (written or verbal)

X

Other:

Other:

Other:

Other:

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Employee’s job requires

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Comments

Indoor

X

Outdoor

X

High Temperatures

X

Cold Temperatures

X

Loud Noises

X

Fumes

X

Exposure to VDT screen

X

Dust

X

Other:

Other:

EQUIPMENT USE AND FREQUENCY:

Employee’s job requires

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Occasionally

Frequently

Continuously

Comments

Forklift

X

Pallet Jack

X

Trash Compactor

X

Other:

Other:

Other:

Other:

Other:

Physical Job Description Michael Foods Inc.

Identifying

Information

Job Title

Accounting Clerk - AP

Note: In terms of a workday, “Occasionally” equals 1% to 33%; “Frequently” 34% to 66%; “Continuously” 67% to 100%.

Employee’s job requires

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Bend / Stoop

X

Sit

X

Stand

X

Walk

X

Squat

X

Crawl

X

Climb Heights

X

Reach above shoulder level

X

Crouch

X

Kneel

X

Repetitive hand movements

X

Push / Pull

X

Employee’s job requires he/she carry:

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Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 34 Lbs.

X

35 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s job requires he/she lift:

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Continuously

Comments

Up to 10 Lbs.

X

11 - 24 Lbs.

X

25 - 50 Lbs.

X

51 - 74 Lbs.

X

75 - 100 Lbs.

X

Employee’s Job Requires:

Comments

Being around moving machinery

Yes

No

Exposure to marked changes in temp. and humidity

Yes

No

Driving automotive equipment

Yes

No

Exposure to dust, fumes and gases

Yes

No

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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