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Staff Accountant

Nufarm Americas

Location: Alsip, Illinois

Job Type: Full time


Grow a Better Tomorrow with Nufarm.

We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It’s about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it’s about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.

How can you grow with Nufarm?

Based in Alsip, IL, Nufarm is looking for a Staff Accountant reporting to NA Accounting Manager. The main purpose of this role is to support the Sr. Accountant/Financial Accounting & Tax Manager in coordinating the financial affairs of the organization, the preparation, review and analysis of monthly financial reports, and satisfying the information needs of both internal and external customers of the Finance Department.

What will you be doing?

Complete Finance Functions

  • Provide analysis and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Act as primary liaison between intercompany contacts
  • Assist in maintaining fixed asset ledger and capital expenditure reporting
  • Deliver all key intercompany reconciliations and invoicing
  • Prepare a range of journal entries and accruals for inclusion in the month-end reporting process
  • Involvement in a range of taxation reporting duties to include sales and mill tax return preparation and filing.
  • Provide assistance and support to the accounting team in the preparation of the financial close
  • Maintain internal control process documentation
  • Other adhoc duties when required
  • Follow internal controls and DoA as it relates to the business; Ensure integrity of financial reporting & processes

Financial Reporting

  • Prepare and work with the finance team to report the month end financial statements for head office and local management
  • Preparation of required management other ad hoc reports and analysis as requested
  • Lead a range of government and statutory reporting duties

Financial Insights

  • Support monthly Financial Forecast and preparation of supporting disclosure schedules
  • Assist the NA Group Controller in the preparation and consolidation of the annual and 3-year budgets.
  • Perform on-going analysis of business processes and practices, leading to recommendations for changes & improvements that enhance the business performance of the organization

What do you bring?

You hold a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience. 3+ years’ experience in an accounting role is required and Certified Accountant designation, CPA and/or MBA is desirable. Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus and experience with multi-currency transactions is desirable. Do you have advanced MSOffice skills? We are looking for someone with excellent system skills (Oracle, JDE, Business objects or equivalent). The right candidate will have strong interpersonal skills.

If you want to be a part of a thriving, supportive environment and are inspired by the prospect of being a part of something bigger, we’d love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment decisions are decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We are committed to building an inclusive environment for all Nufarm employees.