JBS USA CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT in Greeley, Colorado
Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office where our 1,200 employees enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.
Pilgrim’s is searching for a Corporate Accountant to join our team.
Prepare corporate journal entries and account reconciliations in a large, complex and fast-paced organization (prepaid expenses, expense allocations, intercompany balancing, etc.)
Month-end ledger closing process
Data accumulation/analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts to ensure timely financial reporting
Review subsidiary trial balances and other financial reporting schedules and consolidate with parent
Preparation of quarterly financial statements and disclosure requirements
Assist with quarterly reviews and audits
Assist with preparation of IFRS financial statements
Assist with monthly and quarterly external reporting, including government filings
Other duties as assigned
BS in Accounting preferred
3-4 years in combined experience from public accounting and industry preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact with various levels of management (plant personnel, corporate, executive management, investment banking community, brokers, treasury, etc.) and external auditors
General ledger knowledge in consolidation accounting including eliminations and foreign currency translation – SAP experience a plus
Strong US GAAP reporting knowledge, including financial statement preparation and review
IFRS reporting knowledge a plus
Excellent time management skills
Quick learner and able to complete responsibilities independently with proper training
The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:
Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;
Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;
401(k): eligible after 90 days of employment including company match which begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule
Base salary range of $70,000-$80,000; and
This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program
The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.