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Merchandise Accounting Assistant 2

Company: The Scoular Company
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Scoular is an employee-owned $9B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing more 1,400 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe, innovative and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers, and manufacturers of food, animal feed, aquafeed and pet food. Our deep involvement in the global agricultural supply chain gives us the ability to quickly assess market needs and identify opportunities for growth and innovation. Position Overview: The Feed & Food Division is seeking qualified candidates for a Merchandiser Assistant II (MAII) to support business operations in the Omaha, NE office. The MAII has primary responsibility for effectively performing all accounting tasks relating to the business unit(s) assigned in an efficient manner following all company and market group policies and procedures. The MAII maintains positive customer and supplier/vendor relations and proactively monitors and reports cash flow and credit risk. The MA II exhibits excellent teamwork with other business units and personnel and assists in training new merchandisers and merchandiser assistants (MAs). The MA II reviews business reports for his/her assigned business units and serves as a primary resource for merchandisers and MA questions. The MAII strives for continuous improvement and embraces new technology and changes to processes and procedures. Will consider experienced internal candidates located in offices outside Omaha. Job Responsibilities: Review reports, identifying actionable items and resolutions for their assigned trade unit and serve as a primary resource for merchandiser and MA questions. Ensure all inventories are reconciled monthly. Provides customer and logistics support. Will handle challenging issues from MA I and escalate, with recommendations, to the merchandiser if neededResponsible for effectively performing assigned accounting tasks relating to the trade unit(s) in a highly efficient manner including but not limited to: Process freight payments/ticket upload or creation daily. Process final settlements in a timely manner. Process daily cash receipts and follow up on outstanding receivables and unapplied cashWorks on various projects (from testing to training) at the direction of controller, related to Scoular's CTRM, TMS and/or any other relevant systemsProvides training and direction to co-workers upon manager's request. Takes a broad perspective to problems and spots new, less obvious solutions RequirementsMinimum: Strong math skillsExcellent customer service skillsComplex problem-solving skillsAbility to organize and prioritize multiple tasksAttention to detail and accuracyAbility to transfer knowledge or train team membersMS Excel proficiencyKnowledge of buying/selling commoditiesTwo years of accounting experience

Keywords: The Scoular Company, Omaha , Merchandise Accounting Assistant 2, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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