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Accountant I - Cub Foods - Stillwater

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Job Description






Job Title

Accountant I, II, Sr.

Job Code

003559, 003560, 003561

Reports To


FLSA Status




Effective Date

May 2008








Prepares, reviews, and analyzes financial information to provide accurate and useful information to management.



Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities


Accountant I

  • Prepares and reviews income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements and reports.
  • Analyzes and collects financial reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Assist in evaluating, recommending, maintaining and monitoring appropriate internal controls
  • Assist in the maintenance of internal control documentation
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders in responding to inquires or report requests
  • Conducts special studies and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures.
  • Instructs or assigns work to staff and external vendor partner.
  • Coordinates accounting matters with other departments and locations.
  • Utilizes computer to input, retrieve or display accounting information.
  • Reconciles/reviews assigned accounts.


Accountant II

  • In addition to the above
  • Identifies accounting problems, researches possible solutions, and forms conclusions to present to management. Corrects problems.


Accountant Sr

  • In addition to the above
  • Prepares complex financial reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Completes individual analytical projects in a satisfactory manner, given abstract project guidelines.









Number of Associates Supervised:     Directly __varies_____     Indirectly varies


  • Varies by position, but at all levels may be responsible for supervising other department associates


Job Requirements



Relevant Experience, Education, Certification, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to analyze, interpret and report financial data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written and provide clear and detail information to others. 
  • Ability to work effectively and represent the company’s interest with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Seek customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrate credibility
  • Show initiative and commitment.
  • Act resourcefully to ensure that work is completed within specified time and quality parameters.
  • Personal computer skills required.  Prior experience with Excel and Word applications in a Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment to achieve desired results.


Accountant I

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 0-2 years General Accounting experience.
  • Strong basic understanding of job requirements and responsibilities
  • Complete assignments with direct supervision


Accountant II

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 2-5 years General Accounting experience.
  • Strong intermediate understanding of job requirements and responsibilities
  • Complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to supervise staff and work with and through others to achieve desired results.


Accountant Sr

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 5+ years General Accounting experience.
  • Seek customer satisfaction and track performance against customer requirements
  • Strong advanced understanding of job requirements and responsibilities
  • Ability to solicit support for ideas and provide sound rationale for recommendations
  • Complete assignments independently and handle complex accounting activities.
  • Ability to select and develop staff




Physical Environment

  • Some travel may be required
  • Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal
  • Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by the employees assigned to this job. All employees must comply with Company policy and applicable laws.  The responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified may vary within each department and/or location.

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