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Accounting Clerk II / Bookkeeper

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Date: Aug 27, 2021

Location: Fairmont City, IL -Illinois, US, 62201

Company: Bunge

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.



Position Summary:

Performs a variety of accounting transactions and/or financial support functions associated with the purchasing, receiving and shipping of commodities.  These include functions such as compiling, sorting, and preparing documents and reports, issuing bills and invoices, calculating and verifying debit and credit amounts, and posting transactions to appropriate accounts.  Ensure the appropriate filing and maintenance of accounting records, input data into financial systems and ensure reconciliation of reports.  Create and produce reports and assist accountants on special projects as necessary. 


Core Functions:

  • Coordinate and communicate with commercial team and customers to efficiently record and apply truck/barge/rail shipments to the appropriate contract, along with prepare and assemble necessary documents for settlement/invoicing
  • Create tickets, apply to contracts, settle/invoice truck/barge/rail customers and vendors and interface truck/barge/rail tickets to/from the terminals    
  • Perform daily controls required for balancing and ensuring proper general ledger postings, prepare miscellaneous journal entries and conduct month end bushel balancing
  • Manage dispute management cases and work with the customer to resolve the differences in a timely fashion
  • Ensure reconciliation of recorded purchase and sales transactions for interoffice partners
  • Analyze and propose process improvements to support continuous improvement environment,  compare accounting results to commercial estimates and communicate and analyze any differences  
  • Interact with customers and purchase grain as needed/directed
  • Support, instruct and train peers on more complex or non-routine activities


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree required
  • 2-5 years’ experience in related field preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of basic computer software with an emphasis on spreadsheets (Email, Excel, Microsoft Word, and other technical software packages is preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate commercial and proprietary systems/software.
  • Detail-oriented and high attention to accuracy
  • Flexibility to work overtime based on business demands


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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