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Sr. Accounting Clerk

Company: CF Industries
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

About CF Industries:

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions. Our nine manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world's transition to clean energy.

Function:
Finance & Accounting

Job Summary:

The Sr. Accounting Clerk is responsible for managing several master data files and the entire change management process relating to master data, and ensuring that the controls around master data are followed. This individual will oversee the processes of data entry, including the facilitation of data validation and maintenance. The Master Data Administrator will coordinate with team members to make sure master data related project timelines are met.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide ownership of entire vendor master data management process.
  • Manages the master data elements for all North American Operations (Plants, Procurement and Corporate). Provide necessary information and communication for vendor data changes throughout the organization.
  • Monitor all master data reports, change notices and exception messages to ensure information is correctly loaded and in compliance with system requirements.
  • Assists with change management activities with procurement, finance, and operations.
  • Provide support to the business by training users on how to look up vendor information in SAP.
  • Participate in vendor rationalization activities and provide vendor master data to facilitate those activities.
  • Serve as an advocate for continuous system improvement in order to increase efficiencies.
  • Provides recommendations and assists with periodic implementations of changes to formal policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management
    Successful incumbents will have:
    • High School diploma
    • 3-5 years' experience as an accounting clerk
    • Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch, SAP and Avantis experience a plus;
    • Strong work ethic; detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable; possess strong organizational and time management skills;
    • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills;
    • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures;
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
      Position Scope/Contribution:

      This position contributes to the overall effectiveness of the department. Timing and accuracy are important in the processing of journal entries and reports prepared and issued to management. Individual works under minimum supervision and has some latitude for decisions within the scope of delegated authority. Applies knowledge of advanced accounting methods and procedures.

      What We Offer:

      You'll enjoy competitive compensation, consisting of base pay plus an incentive program available to all full-time employees, and a comprehensive benefits package including high-quality healthcare options, a well-being incentive program, 401k, pension, life and disability insurance, generous time off (with time off to volunteer) and much more! Additionally, we offer several Flexible Work Arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.

      You will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work, and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and gain a sense of fulfillment knowing that you're working with purpose, to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably.
      • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
        • Employees in the US can learn more about their rights by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster (PDF) and others as detailed below:
          Pay Transparency

          https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

          FMLA:

          https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

          Employee Polygraph Protection Act

          https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf
          • Employees in Canada can learn more about their rights by viewing the "Canadian Human Rights Act".
            If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at cfhire@cfindustries.com.

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Keywords: CF Industries, Arlington Heights , Sr. Accounting Clerk, Accounting, Auditing , Deerfield, Illinois

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