• Senior Financial Accountant

    Job Locations US-CO-Loveland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/28/2018 11:50 AM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Accounting & Finance
    Business Unit
    Retail IT/Finance (Corporate)
  • Job Description

    Senior Financial Accountant, Loveland, CO


    Why work at Nutrien?  Great question!


    Safety is a core value at Nutrien.  Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority.  Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.


    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future.  We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.


    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.


    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture.  Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.


    Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for the completion of month end closing procedures including monthly journal entries, consolidation of financial statements, analyzing financials, and communicating results with management. The Senior Accountant will work closely with the Accounting Manager and the broader Finance community to recognize efficiencies and provide process enhancement recommendations and lead implementation.


    Key Tasks:

    • Experience with IFRS and GAAP, understanding differences and taking the concepts and applying them
    • Works closely with the External reporting group, preparing monthly Corporate financial schedules and commentary as required
    • Responsible for month end closing procedures including monthly journal entries, preparation of financial statements, analyzing financials, and communicating results with management
    • Implement and execute new accounting processes, continuously reviewing and evolving them, looking for opportunities for continuous improvement
    • Acts as a Change Agent, facilitating the execution of process improvement training sessions as required
    • Interface with other departments as needed to ensure all journal entries and reconciliations are completed timely and with proper supporting detail
    • Research discrepancies and communicate with other departments as needed to resolve issues.
    • In depth account analysis and reporting
    • Provide financial and business analysis to support key strategic objectives
    • Assist with the preparation of budgets, strategic plans, quarterly presentations, and monthly business narratives as required
    • Act as liaison with international business units to assist with financial reporting and communications on accounting policy and procedures


    • Strong leadership skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Highly detail oriented
    • Self-Motivated
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills


    • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution
    • A minimum of 5 years accounting experience preferred
    • Knowledge of accounting principles
    • Strong computer (MS Office-Excel) skills
    • PeopleSoft and OnBase experience is considered an asset
    • Knowledge of the retail agriculture business is considered an asset

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.


    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies. 


    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.  


    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/vet


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