Staff Accountant

Diana Toman-Compass Minerals CPI
Job Description
The staff accountant is responsible for the analysis necessary to support the recording and reporting of financial activities of the company, both internally and externally.  The person will assist in financial and compliance audits, SEC and government compliance reporting.  Maintaining financial records, account reconciliations and data integrity are key to this position.  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:  (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)
  • Record journal entries for monthly closing of company ledgers
  • Prepare internal financial reports and associated analysis of reports
  • Prepare financial statements for external reporting and related analysis
  • Prepare account reconciliation's and related reports
  • Prepare documents and data for reporting to the SEC, investor relations and treasury department
  • Assist in audits, special projects and analysis as required
  • Complete governmental compliance reports
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience:                            
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent education or experience and 3+ years working with financial statements and accounting systems. 
  • Manufacturing or public accounting experience
  • J.D. Edwards Enterprise-One financial systems software experience
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel skills
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Knowledge - Solid understanding of U.S. GAAP 
Skills - Excellent communication and Excel skills required.  Experience with J.D. Edwards Enterprise-One financial systems preferred
Abilities - Ability to work independently and troubleshoot issues
Decision Making - Must possess strong analytical skills and demonstrate logical decision making skills
Compass Minerals in an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other group status protected by Federal, State, or local laws.
If interested and qualified, please apply online at www.CompassMinerals.com
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