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Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Marshall, Minnesota

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Description
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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; and Pagoda® and Bibigo 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 seeking a Sr Financial Reporting Accountant for our team in Marshall, Minnesota.  You will be responsible for complex accounting functions in one or more of the following areas: general ledger, accounts receivable/payable, treasury, tax, cost, etc.

What you get from us:

  • Opportunities for career growth with one of THE fastest growing food companies in the US.
  • A culture focused on building trust, challenging assumptions, and continuous transformation.
  • Support from team members who are experts in their functions.
  • Competitive compensation including strong incentives and a flexible time off program.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares monthly financial statements required for external and internal reporting.
  • Collects and analyzes financial data, ensuring that all reporting is compliant with GAAP and IFRS reporting guidelines.
  • Coordinates monthly financial close which includes completing accounting accruals, analyzing income and expense related accounts, preparing financial statements, schedules and reports.
  • Serves as liaison to other Company business units and Corporate with respect to month end closing issues, best practices, and inter-company transactions.
  • Prepares and analyzes moderately complex management reports including balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement.
  • Completes more complex projects associated with driving business results.
  • Researches accounting rules and regulations and makes recommendations regarding company policy.
  • Provides support and assistance to external auditors.
  • May serve as a mentor to more junior team members.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of the journal entries and account classifications.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in a corporate accounting team or in a reporting or financial analysis function
  • Advanced PC skills including SAP (not required), Microsoft Excel; advanced skills in the use of electronic general ledger systems including the generation and use of reports from electronic general ledger systems
  • Advanced ability to apply general accounting concepts to daily work functions
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • CPA or pursuit of CPA preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor junior team members.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Job Type: Full-time Business Unit: Req #: 23-4609

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