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Accounting Clerk

Date: Mar 31, 2019

Location: Fairmount City, IL, US, 62201

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

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.  May be assigned to a specific group such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing, and/or collections.

 

Core Functions:

  • Coordinate and communicate with commercial team and customers to efficiently record and apply truck/barge/rail shipments to the appropriate contract    
  • Prepare and assemble necessary documents for settlement/invoicing, create tickets, apply to contracts and settle/invoice truck/barge/rail customers and vendors.  
  • 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  
  • Interact with customers and purchase grain as needed/directed.
  • Perform other duties needed to meet the shifting priorities of the department   

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma 
  • Proficient with basic computer software with an emphasis on spreadsheets (Email, Excel, Microsoft Word, and other technical software packages is preferred)
  • Basic understanding of policies and procedures 
  • 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, 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


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