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Staff Accountant

Company: Aurora Dairy Corp.
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Join Aurora Organic Dairy at our Corporate Headquarters and be a part of our Accounting and Finance team as a Staff Accountant. Voted Top Workplace USA for 2022.Staff AccountantPurpose:The staff accountant contributes to the department's goals of accurate and timely reporting of financial data to internal and external stakeholders by performing a variety of tasks in all areas of accounting.Essential Responsibilities:Perform month end close processes as part of a team by following established procedures and deadlines and making suggestions for improvement as appropriate to ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results.In accordance with GAAP, process manual journal entries and analyze general ledger accounts for proper classification and accounting treatment for all transactions, including system processed transactions. Book month end accruals. Propose adjusting journal entries as needed. Ensure proper cutoffs.Create and update monthly general ledger account reconciliations for assigned balance sheet accounts and supporting schedules, including the research of unusual or unknown transactions.Generate standard and ad hoc financial reports by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger and other company systems to assist management in decision-making.Assist management with ad hoc reporting needs by analyzing variances, interpreting data and developing projections using appropriate tools and methodologiesAssist management in meeting KPI (key performance indicator) information reporting deadlines as well as other data tracking.Other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager, Controller and CFO.Other Required Responsibilities:Obtain and maintain a sufficient understanding of other department members' duties to cover for vacations and other absences.Prepare schedules and provide requested data for audits by accessing appropriate information and support to make sure the audit is completed successfully and timely.Obtain an understanding of financial statements and where accounts are presented on the statements to assist with assigning new GL account codes and their proper mapping into the financial reporting software.The following duties will apply so some but not all Staff Accountant positions:Prepare daily cash position using bank software and excel spreadsheets to calculate line of credit needs and balance cashReview and post financial, cash, accounts payable and accounts receivable batches using accounting software to ensure timely and accurate capturing of financial dataProcess transactions in Fixed Asset software; generate reports; book monthly journal entries for depreciation.Process transactions for milk purchases, reconcile milk activity in GL accounts and software applications, prepare payment requests and payment applications for accounts payable. Accrue for milk at month end for timely and accurate reporting.Maintain state milk licenses for milk processing plants and monthly reporting as required and process requests for payments for these activities.Knowledge and Experience:Bachelors' Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent in education and experience, establishing the groundwork for competencies in accounting practice and theory, which are called upon daily in the performance of the job.4 years' experience performing general ledger accounting tasks where accounting practice and theory is applied to a variety of business activities, providing the framework to contribute immediately to the department's goals.Physical Requirements:Ability to sit and focus for extended periods of time in front of a computer screen and/or while utilizing various office equipment (calculators, copy machines, etc

Keywords: Aurora Dairy Corp., Boulder , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Boulder, Colorado

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