Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Our many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; Bibigo®, Pagoda® and Kahiki® Asian-style snacks. Schwan’s is a place for people with an appetite for more. To learn about joining a team where you can belong, contribute and thrive, visit www.schwanscompany.com
We are looking to hire a Senior Accountant for our Accounting team in Marshall, MN.
Responsibilities of the role may include:
Prepares complex financial reports in a timely and accurate manner; and completes individual analytical projects given abstract project guidelines
May serve as a mentor and evaluator of lower level staff
Serves as liaison to other Company business units and Corporate with respect to month end closing issues, best practices, inter-company transactions, and accounting policies
Coordinates monthly financial close which includes completing accounting accruals, analyzing income and expense related accounts, schedules and reports.
Reviews and verifies the accuracy of the journal entries and account classifications
May complete more complex projects associated with driving business results. Reviews business unit financial statements and policies to ensure compliance with corporate policies and guidelines and assessment of and compliance with internal controls.
Applies and interprets generally accepted accounting principles and international accounting standards
Responsible to conduct yourself in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.
Education: Bachelor's degree required; Business Degree preferred
Years of Related Experience: Typically, 4-8 years related experience
Advanced PC skills including SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc
Ability to apply general accounting concepts to daily work functions
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
Advanced understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards preferred
CPA or pursuit of CPA preferred
Demonstrated ability to aid with mentoring and/or evaluation of lower level staff.