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Smithfield Foods Accountant- Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Accountant- Sioux FallsID2019-13159Job LocationsUS-SD-Sioux FallsCategoryAccounting/FinanceTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift1st ShiftYour OpportunitySmithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, Eckrich , Nathan's Famous , Farmland , Armour , Farmer John , Kretschmar , John Morrell , Cook's , Gwaltney , Carando , Margherita , Curly's , Healthy Ones , Morliny , Krakus and Berlinki . Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.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.Core Responsibilities60-70% Daily Reporting - Compiles data from various sources (SAP, ADC, manual sheets from Production, etc.) to prepare various daily reports in Excel including Yield Reports, and Labor Report requiring data entry, data manipulation, and formulas in Excel. Reports must be prepared and distributed daily.0-30% Reconciles the GR/IR (Goods Received vs. Invoices Received) report to research missing invoices by contacting vendors, the Purchasing department, Maintenance department, and Accounts Payable and responding to vendor inquiries about invoices.20% Provides back up and support to other Accounting staff in the areas of yield reporting, finished goods inventory and other areas as assigned.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.QualificationsTo 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.Associates Degree from a regionally accredited college, required.Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four year college or university, 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.10-key experience.Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.Work Environment and Physical DemandsThe work environment characteristics and physical demands 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.Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock, vibration and cold temperatures.Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.EEO/AA InformationCareers and BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit .Software Powered by iCIMSSmithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orienta