Smithfield Foods Senior Plant Accounting Coordinator (2018-8562) in WICHITA, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/10784399 Overview:Compiles data from various sources to prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports used by management in support of plant operations in the areas of packaging, inventory, yields, and labor. Requires solid knowledge and understanding of accounting principles as well as strong attention to detail and initiative to research issues and solve problems.Responsibilities Daily ReportingCompiles data from various sources (SAP, ADC, manual sheets from Supervisors, etc.) to prepare various daily reports in Excel including Yield Reports, Daily Pack Report, OPS Report, and Labor Report requiring data entry, data manipulation, and formulas in Excel. Reports must be prepared and distributed each morning.SupportProvides back up and support to other Accounting staff in the areas of yield reporting, finished goods inventory, payroll and other areas as assigned.Reporting and PackagingUsing reports from the Purchasing department and SAP, coordinates and prepares weekly and monthly packaging, ingredients and MRO cycle counts and investigates and resolves differences with the Purchasing department.Reconciles the GR and IR (Goods Received vs. Invoices Received)Report to research missing invoices by contacting vendors, the Purchasing department and Accounts Payable and responding to vendor inquiries about invoices.ProjectsSpecial projects, as assigned by the Controller, that will help develop the employee for a future role as an Accounting Supervisor/Asst. Controller.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field from a regionally accredited four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.2+ years related experience, preferred.Solid understanding of accounting principles.Proven ability to use Excel on a daily basis including manipulation of large amounts of data and creation of simple formulas.Strong attention to detail.Desire and ability to fully research issues and solve problems.SAP experience preferred.Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.Frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear.Work Environment The work environment characteristics 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.The majority of the time is spent in an office setting outside of the production plant. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.Noise level in the work environment is usu ally moderate but can be loud when in the production area.EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.