Merchandiser Accounting Assistant


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Job Title: Merchandiser Accounting Assistant
Location: Lake Mary, FL, South United States, USA
Company: The Scoular Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Job Description:

Scoular is an employee-owned $6B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing more than 1,000 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers, and manufacturers of animal feed, aquafeed, pet food, and food, beverage, and supplements. Our deep involvement in the global agricultural supply chain gives us the ability to quickly assess market needs and identify opportunities for growth and innovation.


 


The Merchandiser Assistant has  responsibility for proper control procedures and all company and division policies and procedures  pertaining to accounts receivable and payable.  The Merchandiser Assistant is responsible for vendor management related to A/R A/P including statement reconciliation and invoice management and serves as the primary accounting communications contact. The primary function of this role is to manage receivables and payables in a systematic and timely manner.  In addition to these functions, the Merchandiser Assistant will also assist merchandisers as needed with contract pricing and entry as well as creating contract application jackets.  The Merchandiser Assistant will exhibit excellent teamwork with other Scoular business units and employees.  Experienced Merchandiser Assistants will help train new Merchandiser Assistants.


 


Essential Functions



  • Responsible for effectively performing assigned accounting tasks relating to the trade unit(s) in an efficient manner including but not limited to: Processing final settlements, processing daily cash receipts and following up on outstanding receivables and unapplied cash.

  • Assist merchandisers in any freight/logistical issues

  • Assist merchandiser and customers with accounting questions

  • Work with both internal and external customers to proactively identify and solve problems.

  • Maintains an organized digital filing system meeting Scoular record retention policy which includes invoices, contracts, reports and payment receipts

  • Review reports including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Freight Analysis and other miscellaneous reports on a daily/weekly basis and identify actionable items and resolve. Develop a basic understanding of Scoular’s business to identify potential issues or opportunities and provide useful feedback to Merchandisers.

  • Collaborate with Assistant Controller to ensure Scoular procedures/policies are followed.  Required to report all perceived control policy and procedure concerns to the Assistant Controller


 


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Requirements

Minimum 



  • High school diploma or GED

  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks accurately and completely

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Strong mathematical and analytical ability

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people

  • Customer service skills and positive, persuasive, and credible attitude


Preferred



  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, along with desire to learn new programs


Physical environment/working conditions:



  • Scoular is a Drug-Free Workplace (for more information See the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 or your location’s Federal Workplace Poster)

  • Scoular is an at-will employer. Employment is considered voluntary for employees and employers.

  • This is a full-time job that may require occasional overtime.

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Job Post Date: 03/08/22
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