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Staff Accountant

It’s fun to work in a team that is advancing the sustainable future of the fuel industry!
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The purpose of this job is to be responsible for the financial reporting of various REG entities by assisting with the Financial Statement Preparation, MD&A, Month-End Close Reconciliations, Consolidations, Acquisition Due Diligence, Purchase Accounting, International Accounting, Work with External & Internal Auditors, Footnote Disclosures for 10-K & 10-Q SEC Filings, Intercompany Entity Allocations, Assist FP&A with Budgets, Fixed Asset Accounting, Financial Systems Analysis, Coordination of duties with IT, Day-to-Day Activities and Special Projects.


Day-to-Day Activities
  • Compiles and codes vendor invoices for appropriate payment approval
  • Ensure accuracy of coding of vendor invoices for detailed categories for tracking purposes (Determining if items need to be tracked for future reference)
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of accounts payable
  • Maintain perpetual records with high degree of accuracy to allow use in preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Work with managers regarding record keeping requirements established by regulatory agencies and industry to assure company compliance
  • Troubleshoot system functions and suggest effective solutions
  • Assist with periodic redesign/update of the accounting system
  • Assist in the design of statements and reports

General Ledger
  • Prepare regular and timely reconciliation of accounts to ensure accuracy
  • Prepare monthly accruals
  • Prepare journal entries for appropriate adjustments to balance sheet and income statement accounts

Fixed Assets
  • Maintain accurate fixed asset records, including depreciation schedule and monthly reconciliations
  • Establish depreciation methods and lives in accordance with IRS and REG practices

  • Assist with development/maintenance of accurate inventory accounting system
  • Monitor daily entry of inventory transactions to assure accurate and timely records for plant locations
  • Coordinate reconciliation of perpetual inventory to physical measurements on a regular basis (month-end physical measurements, cycle counts, etc.)
  • Coordinate recording of daily-computerized production records for all inventory production or processing, including “exception” reports
Financial Statement Preparation

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet
  • Prepare monthly income statement
  • Prepare monthly cash flow statement
  • Prepare monthly operational statement
  • Prepare monthly budget to actual analysis
  • Prepare and present monthly results to management
Special Projects and Analysis

  • Provide special assistance to various departments as needed
  • Make recommendations for improvements to accounting and control procedures
  • Assist with training of personnel, as requested

Other frequent duties:
  • Coordinate duties and special projects with Information Technology department
Perform other duties as assigned

Be available for daily work and overtime as required
Communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and co-workers (oral and written)
Demonstrate attention to detail
Ability to use office equipment (computer, copy machine, calculator, etc)
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously and in a timely manner
Work independently or with others as a team to complete assigned projects
Possess the following competencies: Analytical Problem Solving, Continuous Learning, Cooperative Teamwork, Coping with Pressure, and Reliability
Provide personal contact information on an as needed basis for official business purposes

Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business-related.
Experience Required: 0 to 3 years relevant work experience; investment banking or transaction-related experience preferred
Skills Required
Advanced Excel skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Extensive math, accounting, and finance skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)