Manager of Technical Accounting

Bismarck, ND
Full Time
Job Summary:
This position supports the company’s accounting and financial reporting functions and initiatives; serves as a key technical resource on complex accounting requirements; leads efforts to assess communicate the impact of new accounting standards to management; advises the implementation of new accounting standards and updates to ensure the appropriate accounting treatment and policies are consistently applied in accordance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Also, will periodically assess the company’s risk environment and lead the implementation of mitigating initiatives to reduce risk as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance; or equivalent combination of education and direct work experience; and
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting and finance experience.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Support the business in determining the appropriate accounting treatment of material and complex transactions.
  • Develop and update corporate accounting policies and procedures relating to a wide variety of accounting issues to ensure consistent application of accounting principles across the organization.
  • Prepare technical accounting memorandums documenting conclusions of complex accounting issues and transactions with reference to appropriate accounting literature.
  • Interact with external auditors and business management to ensure appropriate accounting conclusions are reached.
  • Monitor accounting standard development activity proactively and assess the impact of new developments in accounting standards on the company.
  • Lead and advise on the implementation and reporting of the new accounting standards.
  • Preparation and review of annual financial statements and footnotes to ensure compliance with relevant authoritative rules and regulations.
  • Assess business control environment and recommend improvements to mitigate risk.
  • Other duties as assigned
Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Proficient in financial accounting, cash management, corporate finance and accounting tax rules and laws.
  • Understanding of US GAAP and related experience with technical accounting research and application.
  • Ability to manage competing deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to analyze, research, organize and interpret data.
  • Skills with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • High level of integrity and ethical standards.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA, CMA or CFM certification preferred.
  • Commodity based agricultural processing and market hedging dynamics preferred.
  • Monday – Friday 7-3:30pm.
  • Additional hours required as needed.
  • Hybrid schedule available (up to 2 days remote work).
Benefits Package:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid AD&D
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Employer Match
  • 401(k) Non-elective Employer Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Healthy Rewards Program
  • Lifestyle Reimbursements
  • Pet Insurance

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