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Senior Accounting Analyst 
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Accounting/Accounting
Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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Description 

Senior Accounting Analyst

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ABOUT POET



At POET, it is our mission to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. For over thirty years our drive and passion to change the world has enabled us to become the largest producer and marketer of bioethanol and leader in biobased products in the world. Beyond our world-class culture, POET team members enjoy competitive pay and benefits including;



Health, dental, & vision insurance



A multifaceted wellness program encompassing the whole person – mentally, physically, and spiritually. We support health freedoms and personal choices.



401K with company match



Premium pay for qualifying positions



Quarterly profit sharing



Paid time off and paid holidays



Tuition reimbursement



Onsite fitness centers or fitness reimbursements



Safety and cold weather gear, and more!



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JOB SUMMARY



The Senior Accounting Analyst plays a vital role in partnering with business leaders by providing meaningful insight related to financial results and KPIs for use in financial reporting and strategic operational decision making. In this role, the Senior Accounting Analyst gains an understanding of the business’s processes, reporting, and priorities and uses that knowledge to build analysis and reporting that aligns with business needs. In addition, as a member of POET’s centralized Financial Reporting and Accounting team, the Senior Accounting Analyst assists in financial statement, reconciliation, and journal entry review for monthly financial close and develops analysis, reporting, and process improvements for various accounting functions.



 



A TYPICAL DAY COULD INCLUDE:                        



Using financial and operational data to identify and clearly communicate key business drivers, operational assumptions, KPIs, emerging trends, and other key variables



Driving development of effective management reporting



Reviewing and analyzing financial results and providing valuable recommendations to business leaders in order to drive decision making and improve business performance



Completion of POET’s consolidated monthly financial reporting, including historical financial statements, compilation of forecasts and projections, and comparison of actual to forecasted results



Maintaining general ledger, including account analysis and reconciliation, and closing books monthly



Designing and implementing analytic tools



Independently identifying and developing process improvements for financial reporting, analysis, and accounting procedures



Partnering with stakeholders throughout the business – including POET’s operations teams, IT, and other areas of the finance team



Leading projects within the finance team



Supporting proper internal control structure throughout POET’s processes



Conducting special studies and developing/recommending method and procedures



May include supervising accounting staff and assigning work to others within the department



Fostering a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times



Maintaining a strong team environment and championing POET in the community



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STRENGTHS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:



Strong analytical skills –you are able to analyze raw data, draw conclusions, and develop and communicate actionable recommendations



Strong communication skills – both written and verbal



Able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment



Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)



You are a change agent – you hate the answer, “because we’ve always done it this way” and drive continual process improvement



You have excellent organizational skills, paired with the ability to independently make decisions that balance detailed accuracy with a focus on adding value for POET (ROI judgement of time/effort and value added)



You possess the ability and desire to learn, and become a proficient user of, new software programs



Bachelor’s degree in related field



5+ years of experience in accounting and/or financial analysis and knowledge of accounting and financial reporting systems



You are eager to learn and change the world – Never Satisfied



GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES



At POET we believe in developing our team members to their highest potential and recognizing contributions that add value to the organization. Each new team member’s position and compensation are carefully determined by considering their unique qualifications and skillset.



 



WORK ENVIRONMENT



Culture is king at POET. We’re all on the same team. We always communicate. And we park our egos at the door. These aren’t just slogans on our walls. It’s our code.



This position is largely self-directed and requires a thorough understanding of company policy, procedures, and values. Team members will be required to adhere to all safety requirements at all times and in all work environments.  This position operates in office environment. 



Specific physical requirements may include:Sitting for approximately 90% of the time while working on a personal computer.



Occasionally lifting weights of fifty (50) pounds or less.



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POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). POET complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding hiring and employment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.