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Nestle Staff Accountant in Saint Louis, Missouri

Few companies can offer the unique mix of leading brands, professional opportunities, and appealing lifestyle of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a division of Nestlé, the world’s largest food company. At Nestlé Purina, we believe that an investment in people is an investment in our shared future. Working here, you will discover that training, learning, and growth are central to how we do things, not just isolated programs. Our team members love what they do. We are a dedicated, inclusive, and determined bunch whose passion for pets is matched only by our passion for business. That is why we are a leader in the pet care industry.

As an Accounting Analyst, you will use critical thinking skills to support the daily general accounting activities for Nestlé Purina. This is not your traditional, transactional accounting role though. You will be part of a team that is the support hub for all finance groups across the organization. You will work cross-functionally across all levels of the organization to ensure our financial data is entered and flowing through our systems correctly to facilitate accurate and timely business decisions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform general accounting activities including journal entries, banking activities, data health checks on financial postings, and account reconciliations.

  • Perform period end close requirements to ensure monthly financials are accurately stated.

  • Perform Master Data set up including inputting data, assigning material characteristics, verifying master data accuracy, and maintaining process documentation.

  • Support reporting and analytics for commissions, bad goods, obsolete materials, cash flow, etc.

  • Perform external audit analytics and provide support for financial reporting.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):

Education:

  • Must have a Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance.

  • Excel Proficiency with Excel using vlookups and pivot tables preferred.

Experience (Years/Type):

  • 1+ years of working experience in Accounting/Finance OR Internship experience in Accounting/Finance required

  • SAP experience preferred.

  • Proficiency with Excel using vlookups and pivot tables preferred.

Skills:

  • Strong financial acumen to support internal financial reporting

  • Ability to collaborate with other individuals and work teams

  • Ability to analyze and recognize trends in financial data

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

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