Stella-Jones
  • - Rison, AR
  • Full Time

McFarland Cascade, a wood products company, is seeking a qualified Sr. Accounting Clerk to join our team in Rison, AR.  This role will review, enter, code, and validate financial transactions, reconcile multiple data sources and prepare reports for management review.


Primary Responsibilities:
• Validate, code and process vendor invoices within payment terms and department goals
• Key invoices into payables system
• Compare accrued freight to invoiced freight and validate variances are within acceptable tolerances or take appropriate action to resolve variance 
• Invoice customer shipments with proper freight accruals and process internal transfers
• Validate and input production and inventory transactions including treat charges, mixing preservatives, inventory movements
• Complete financial close duties in accordance with company closing policies, including account reconciliations and account balance analysis
• Perform ad-hoc analysis with minimal supervision
• Act as department leader to identify and resolve issues as they arise
• Train and mentor peers
• Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases
• Respond to and contact vendors regarding payment status in professional manner
• Mail checks in timely manner with enclosed appropriate supporting documentation
• Keep Office Manager apprised of potential concerns and statuses
• Maintain and update process documentation
• Appropriately respond to questions from internal and external stakeholders


Qualifications:
• Associate's degree (A.A) or equivalent preferred
• 3-years related experience in accounting functions and reconciling general ledger
• Knowledge of FOB points, state sales tax laws and rates, EDI, and ten-key calculator
• Proficient with Microsoft Excel (formulas, pivot tables, data manipulation)
• Previous experience in a Manufacturing environment preferred


Benefits:
• Comprehensive benefits plans including
o 3 different medical plans to choose from 
o Company paid dental and vision coverage
o Company paid life insurance policy
o Company paid accidental death and dismemberment policy
o Company paid long term disability benefits
o 401k plan with a company match of 150% on the first 4% deferred
o Robust employee assistance program
o Opportunity to purchase Stella-Jones stock through payroll deduction
• 9 paid holidays each year
• 2 weeks paid vacation the first year
• Paid sick hours and personal hours


About the Company: 
McFarland Cascade a Stella-Jones Company is a leading North American producer and marketer of industrial treated wood products specializing in production of poles, railway ties and timbers as well as our Residential Products division which supplies treated lumber and some deck accessories to retail outlets. The company has 43 plant locations along with various other sales offices throughout Canada and the US. From our beginnings as a producer of poles and pilings in Sandpoint, ID in 1916, McFarland Cascade's future has been focused on continued research and development of the best ways to treat and preserve wood products. As we move into the future we are committed to sourcing and developing new products that will exceed our customers' expectations for all divisions of our company. 


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