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Job Title: STAFF ACCOUNTANT- Decatur, IL
Location: Decatur, IL, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We're a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world's premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at

Accountant -Decatur IL, USA

GBS Finance Services

This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:

Accountants at ADM have a general understanding of accounting systems and processes and should be considered highly knowledgeable in assigned areas. They have strong ability to prepare and review accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports, to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department. They must demonstrate self-confidence in dealing with management at various levels and various administrative, commercial, and operations areas as applicable. They should demonstrate ability to support projects through to completion. Accountants have no direct supervisory responsibilities.


  • Complete monthly accounting work per US GAAP guidelines and perform analysis
  • Complete annual review/revision of Key Financial Controls (SOX requirements) and process flows and work to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls
  • Work with designated business partners to provide insight and analysis into financial results
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements and/or supporting schedules
  • Engage proactively in the implementation of process change
  • Assigned duties that may include performing and reporting the results of plant accounting, completion and results reporting of PLs, preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, and preparation of accruals/deferrals/amortizations

Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to optimally communicate with internal and external customers
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Internal Controls
  • Financial Analysis and operations
  • Knowledge of Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Designing Queries and Reports using Financial Systems

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting


  • 2 years accounting experience preferred
  • CPA, or related professional certification preferred but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successful perform the essential job functions consistent with qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Standard office safety regulations

Additional information:

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.

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Job Post Date: 03/13/20
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