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Accounting Payment Specialist 8/24/2016

Dairy Farmers of America Medina, OH

Company
Dairy Farmers of America
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7051
AJE Ref #
575967178
Location
Medina, OH
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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At Dairy Farmers of America, our more than 5,000 DFA employees work with one goal in mind -- bring value to our members. As farmer-owned cooperative, DFA employees move our members' milk from farm to table, while continuously exploring innovative ways to deliver dairy products to consumers around the world. Employees are dedicated to supporting the Cooperative's dairy farmer-members by living DFA's values of integrity, accountability, community, innovation, quality and passion. We respect our employees and reward them with competitive benefits and a plan for career growth. If you are looking for a career where you can come to work every day knowing you will have an impact, consider joining DFA.
General Purpose:
Ensures that Mideast Area (MEA) dairy farmers' bi-monthly milk payment checks are calculated and processed correctly according to the monthly accounting calendar. Works closely with customer plant staff and MEA hauler relations staff to ensure that all necessary milk receiving records and milk pick-up tickets are submitted in a timely manner. Reviews and verifies optically scanned farm milk pick-up tickets for accuracy and completeness. Reconciles and balances recorded farm milk shipments with recorded milk plant receipts. Prepares and submits accurate, timely invoices to all assigned customers for their raw milk purchases.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Perform monthly balancing with assigned customers.

* Verify milk tickets to ensure timely payment to producers.

* Invoice assigned customers in a timely, accurate fashion.

* Lead special project initiatives as assigned.

* Support the overall goals of the MEA by performing other duties as assigned.