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Sr Accountant - Payroll & SGA

Company: CF Industries
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: July 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

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.

8 Hour, AG0307B Corporate Accounting
Finance & Accounting

Job Summary:

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of consolidated financial statements and other accounting statements and reports including management reports. In addition, he or she will review and verify the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists, prepares and reviews monthly journal entries, payroll entries and month-end analyses.
  • Assists and prepares various exhibits and commentary required for reports issued to management including outside Directors and government agencies.
  • Coordinates typing, proofreading, issuance and filing of reports.
  • Prepares and reviews analyses of various account balances and maintains files of supporting documentation.
  • Prepares reports and analytic reviews of selling, general and administrative expenses. Presents the analysis to the Accounting Managers, Directors and VP-Controller.
  • Prepares written procedures on job responsibilities.
  • Assists with special projects, year-end activities and related duties.
  • Prepares and reviews bank and general account reconciliations.
  • Evaluates and recommends improvements to accounting procedures and systems.
  • Reconciles and analyses intercompany activity.
  • Provides guidance to junior accounting staff.

Internal Controls:

Understands and complies with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Identifies and brings to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies.

Successful incumbents will have:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (or equivalent)
  • CPA Preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience
  • Ability to understand and follow detailed instructions
  • Ability to function effectively while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills
  • Efficient with Microsoft applications
  • Familiarity of SAP accounting systems is a plus

Position Scope/Contribution:

This position requires daily contact with other departments such as Payroll Team, Human Resources, IT and Financial Reporting.

The Senior Accountant must possess and apply a strong knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts and practices and help evaluate and improve accounting methods and procedures. Under limited supervision and instruction, the incumbent completes assignments that are varied and require ingenuity and originality. This individual must also have the ability to assume supervisory responsibilities and provide guidance as a resource for lower-level personnel.

Must understand and comply with established departmental processes and procedures designed to support internal controls efforts. Needs to identify and bring to the attention of department management internal controls deficiencies.
  • 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.

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Keywords: CF Industries, Arlington Heights , Sr Accountant - Payroll & SGA, Other , Deerfield, Illinois

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