• Accountant, Retail, Agency

    Job Locations US-CO-Loveland
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/7/2018 9:40 AM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Accounting & Finance
    Business Unit
    Retail IT/Finance (Corporate)
  • Job Description

    Agency 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 that 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 Manager, Retail Operations Accounting, the Agency Accountant is responsible for the accounting and reconciliation of all agency product activity including monthly GL reconciliations, journal entries, research & validation, tracking of cash receipts, inventory reconciliations with agency partners, evaluation and reporting for North America.


    Key Tasks:

    • Month end entries to record agency accruals and commission activity
    • Reconcile and monitor assigned balance sheet accounts
    • Coordinate with suppliers, retail branches and accounts payable to assist in invoice coding and supplier account reconciliation
    • Track and allocate agency liability owed compared to Supplier invoices received during the year to ensure proper accounting treatment and all monies are collected
    • Provide direction to retail branches on proper agency accounting procedures
    • Work with procurement managers to obtain information for product changes, price notification to the field and agency commission accrual setup
    • Complete system updates required for product changes
    • Run reports from multiple system sources and reconcile to P&L’s for month end reporting
    • Complete monthly and annual inventory reconciliations with vendors in accordance with agency agreements
    • Special projects and other duties as assigned by Management


    • Strong leadership skills
    • Ability to prioritize and work with competing deadlines
    • Mature attitude and ability to deal effectively in a team environment
    • Highly detail oriented
    • Self-Motivated
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Strong integrity and business ethics


    • A Bachelor’s degree in bueinss related field from a recognized institution (Accounting or Finance preferred)
    • 1-3 years of accounting experience
    • 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. In order to ensure consideration for this role, candidates are encouraged to apply by January 15, 2018. However, 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/veteran


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