Dole Food Company
   

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Grower Accountant
  2. Location: Crum Lynne, PA
  3. Number: 10504
  4. Post Date: 11/5/2018
Job description

POSITION TITLE:

Grower Accountant

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:

Exempt

BUSINESS TITLE:

Grower Settlement Clerk

DEPARTMENT:

Accounting

MANAGER TITLE:

Controller

WORK LOCATION:

Crum Lynne, PA

GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provide grower accounting and financial reporting support for Dole Diversified.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION

  • Set up new Grower accounts in Mainframe and JDE programs
  • Approve and code Grower and Accounts Payable invoices
  • Input patch plantings into mainframe
  • Correct cooler receipts as necessary
  • Process and review grower payment requests and submit to Treasury (DBS)
  • Process assessment payments and provide back up to the state and research board
  • Prepare advance requests for Growers
  • Distribute weekly and period end grower reports
  • Participate in business related projects including researching, understanding, and contributing to the completion of projects requested by management
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and tasks as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

 JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skill And Experience Requirements)

  • 2-4 years of mid to large size company experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of accounting data and business reporting required
  • Excellent planning and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Ability to interface professionally with all levels of management
  • Proficiency with MS Office required, particularly with Excel and Word

ROLE COMPETENCIES

  • Functional Expertise - Requires conceptual and practical expertise in accounting and financial topics
  • Business Acumen - Has knowledge of best practices and how position integrates with others in the company worldwide and with external auditors.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to solve complex problems; take a new perspective on existing solutions; exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.
  • Leadership - No supervisory responsibilities, but ability to provide informal guidance to new team members
  • Impact - Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other departments within the company.
  • Interpersonal Skills/  Influence - Ability to explain difficult or sensitive information; work to build consensus.

 

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RELATIONS

This position will interact with growers, accounting, sourcing, sales, operations, treasury and corporate personnel on settlements, accounting, pricing, shipments and other areas as required.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

  • HS Diploma or GED required

EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT

 N/A

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift (including overhead) and/or up to 15 lbs.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

Desktop computer

WORK HOUR REQUIREMENT

  • Typically normal business hours with ability to work overtime, weekends or rotating shifts as needed. 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT

N/A


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.



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