ACCOUNTANT
Red Gold - Elwood, IN

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Title :
Accountant

Reports to :
Accounting Manager

Status :
Full-Time

Job Summary :
This position is responsible for fixed asset accounting, property taxes, sales and use tax, general ledger and other various accounting and finance responsibilities. Due to the dynamic nature of our business, duties and responsibilities may be changed at the discretion of management.

Principle Accountabilities
Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Work with Engineering to track, record and capitalize Capital Projects
  • Maintain FAS fixed asset software
  • Record and reconcile all fixed assets accounts, including CIP

Property Tax Accounting
  • Prepare annual real and personal property tax returns and abatement returns
  • Manage abatements including filing, annual review and communication with governing bodies

General Ledger and Audit responsibilities
  • Monthly general ledger entries and reconciliations for fixed asset and property tax accounts and other accounts as assigned
  • Preparation of annual budget, audit workpapers and other account analyses as assigned

Sales and Use Tax Accounting
  • Monitor proper sales tax treatment of expenses
  • Prepare sales and use tax returns
  • Monitor utility exemptions and file exemption requests

Special Projects
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations or audit workpapers for various accounts as assigned
  • Provide financial support to Accounting Managers for special projects & analysis
  • Assist with multi-state tax returns and the company’s federal tax returnca

Minimum Requirements

WorkKeys Skills:
  • To be assessed

Education and Experience
  • 4 year degree in Accounting or Finance or related field
  • Computer Proficient – MS Office with extensive knowledge of Excel and Access; Manufacturing software knowledge is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills – written & verbal

Work Environment
  • Able to ambulate fingers and hands to type/use computer and telephone consistently
  • Able to work a flexible work schedule
  • Free to move about office environment as necessary

Personal Skills
  • Order
  • Team work
  • Striving
  • Work Discipline

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • None

Additional Skills/Preferences
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-starter – independent
  • Good Organizational Skills
  • Flexible
  • Able to prioritize

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Red Gold has been producing premium quality tomato products since 1942. Red Gold produces premium quality canned tomatoes and tomato-based...