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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Southern States Cooperative Richmond, VA

Company
Southern States Cooperative
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4511
Location
Richmond, VA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
575994374

JOB DESCRIPTION

In this position you will assist the Agronomy Controller in all phases of the accounting functions, which include gathering information, maintaining journals, subsidiary ledgers, the wholesale ledger, annual budgets, and the preparation of the Agronomy Business unit and other related financial statements.




- Timely and accurate processing of month-end accruals and adjustments to the general ledgers.

- Prepares, reviews and approves select journal entries and account reconciliations on a monthly basis.

- Consistently meeting month, quarter and year end closing deadlines.

- Analyzes income and expense items on various financial statements to identify trends and issues to ensure that results are accounted for timely and accurately.

- Assists in preparation of yearly budgets and quarterly projections for various operating divisions.

- Prepares special reports for management relating to lenders and other outside users.

- Prepares various financial analyses and communicates to the appropriate division and/or executive management areas of concern, opportunity or issues.

- Responsible for maintaining schedules as needed to support year end audit work and tax filings and working with internal and external auditors.

- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:

- B.S. Degree in Accounting.

- Three to Five years of experience

- Strong Analytical Abilities

- Excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Excellent problem solver with strong initiative.

- Energetic; highly motivated; self-starter.

- Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Excel.

- Microsoft Access and JD Edwards experience preferred.

- CPA or CPA candidate.



Southern States Cooperative, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against individuals based on their race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws, or regulations.

Overview

Southern States Cooperative is an American farmer-owned agricultural supply cooperative in the United States. Southern States Cooperative supplies small, medium & large commercial farmers with livestock & animal feed, pasture seed, vegetable seed, farm fertilizers, farm supplies, bulk fuel and crop services, including information & products to grow better crops. They also supply homeowners with information & products for their lawn, garden, hobby farm and home.

Today, the cooperative strives to be the best at giving farmers and rural homeowners the tools they need to get their jobs done right- whether they are running a large commercial farm, tending a backyard garden or just trying to keep their land well-conditioned. The cooperative provides a full range of services and growing solutions for farms and around the home.

Southern States Cooperative, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against individuals based on their race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws, or regulations.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
Industry
Service
Founded:
1923
Social Media:
Headquarters:
6606 West Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23230

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