The Accountant is responsible for payable material balances and product costing. They assist with general ledger, budget and financial reporting. This position is responsible for following and maintaining corporate accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This position is to ensure the work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
The incumbent is responsible for the following:
Maintains a safe office environment as well as informing subordinates of safety and environmental regulations.
Complies with all company standards, policies and procedures including Code of Conduct, SHE policies, accounting policies and any other applicable standards.
Obtains and maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
Routinely review Rock Production and costing with production managers and staff. Isolate and explain variances from budget and plan in a timely manner.
The accuracy of the month end material balance reporting system and the monthly forecast Material Balance Reports.
Product inventories as reported in MSS vs the OPM product costing system
Physical flows of inventory vs. the purchased product system
Analysis of budget, actual and forecast spending and review both Operations and Maintenance production costs and variances.
Maintaining and updating production cost forecasts
The accuracy of production volume flows, spending and the resulting production costs per ton are critical to our proper business management.
Assists with the accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting within corporate deadlines. Including but not limited to: variable, fixed and non-cash costs; tracking of controllable versus non-controllable expenses for reporting to management.
Assists the Accounting Supervisor in the daily accounting activities and provides backup during absence.
Works with the Chief Accountant to ensure clean and timely interim and year end audits.
Works with senior management, internal and external audit staff, and state and federal reporting agencies.
Completed Accounting designation.
BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting.
Eight years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting.
Public practice audit experience related to the manufacturing or mining industry preferred.
Experience with Oracle, or other large automated accounting system a plus.
Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
PotashCorp is the world’s largest fertilizer company by capacity, producing potash (K), nitrogen (N) and phosphate (P). These primary crop nutrients are vital to maintaining healthy and productive soils.
Competitive strengths of PCS Phosphate
•High-quality phosphate rock provides cost advantage over non-integrated producers
•Estimated proven and probable phosphate reserves of 25 years mine li...fe at Aurora, North Carolina
•We have the most diversified product offering in the industry and make more than 70 percent of our sales in North America
•We sell purified acid, feed phosphate and liquid fertilizers that require minimal ammonia
With operations and business interests in seven countries, PotashCorp is an international enterprise and a key player in helping to feed the world.
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