Dean Foods


Job Locations US-IA-Le Mars
Requisition ID
Bachelor's Degree
Relocation Assistance
Available to Qualified Candidates
Job Type


General Purpose:

This position supports and analyzes the accounting function of the location. This includes accounting for all P &L’s including manufacturing, distribution, sales and other operating expenses as well as the valuation and reconciliation of inventory.


Duties and Responsibilities:


§  Ensure all financial and operational transactions for the location are accurately captured.

§  Prepares monthly journal entries.

§  Completes month end close processes to account for inventory and manufacturing reporting.

§  Performs monthly reconciliations for designated accounts, monitoring financials for discrepancies and trends.

§  Utilizing professional accounting and technical knowledge, accurately prepares financial statements (e.g. balance sheet, income statement, supplementary management schedules) for the location.

§  Researches and resolves problems pertaining to accounting systems and records, ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures.

§  Provides clarity in a professional manner when questioned about financial data.

§  Understands and responds to the urgency of providing timely and complete information to ad hoc requests.

§  Using a thorough understanding of GAAP principles and DFA Accounting Policies, interprets accounting transactions and implements best practices.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

            Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field and 3-4 years applicable work experience
  • Associates degree in Accounting, plus 4-6 years’ experience.


Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

§  Advanced in Excel

§  JDE experience preferred

§  Ability to perform in a fast paced environment

§  Ability to multi task

§  High attention to detail

§  Ability to consistently meet deadlines

§  Ability to work independently and see projects through to completion

§  Ability to collaborate with others and inspire teamwork

§  Excellent time management and organization skills

§  Maintain confidentiality

§  Interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication and listening

§  Accountability for actions and decisions


Titles Reporting to this Position:

  • NA


Licensing and Certification:

  • CPA or CMA preferred, but not required


Percent Travel:

  • Less than 5%


Scope (Revenue, Number of Employees, etc.):

  • Responsible for the financial reporting and accuracy of location transactions and performance.




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