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Manager, Accounting - Hybrid

Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota Date posted 01/09/2023

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Finance organization within a hybrid work setting. We are looking for an Accounting Manager for Country Operations. The Accounting Manager will execute accounting responsibilities for designated Country Operations business units. The position will manage a team of accountants. This manager will report to the Accounting Director for Country Operations and will play a key role in driving the ongoing transformation of Country Operations finance by (i) centralizing accounting work that was previously performed separately in each business unit, (ii) decoupling accounting activity from financial analysis activity, and (iii) driving alignment of accounting policy and process across business units.

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Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction and oversight to a Country Operations Accounting team. Provide mentoring and leadership to attract, develop and retain talent. Coach and build team, support professional development, review and assess performance and enable employees to maximize their performance.
  • Lead the month-end/year-end close process for assigned business unit or group in accordance with the company accounting calendar, and preparation of monthly close activities for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Direct the development and preparation of financial reports and analysis that supports accurate internal and external SEC reporting and footnote requirements for the quarterly close reporting process.
  • Ensure accounting policies and procedures are in compliance with company policies and US GAAP and monitor evolving accounting guidance.
  • Build, maintain, and manage a strong internal controls environment, including supporting policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Prepare precise year-end audit work papers in accordance with internal and external audit requirements.
  • Serve as a business partner to leaders to provide decision support enabling the attainment of business unit objectives.
  • Support ongoing Country Operations finance transformation by leading efforts to segregate work activity between accounting activities and activities that relate primarily to analysis, planning, forecasting, budgeting, or decision support activities.
  • Recommend and facilitate the implementation of continuous improvement around processes, system enhancements, and reporting capabilities.
  • Champion and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as needed or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 4+ years of supervisory experience in Finance and/or Accounting
  • Prior leadership experience with progressively advancing level of leadership responsibilities

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical ability
  • Proven ability to build relationships and be successful in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • Previous experience with Agris and SAP accounting software preferred
  • Ability to work extended hours during peak seasons to meet business demands
  • Farming background or agriculture experience preferred

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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