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Sr. Accountant Jobs in Saint Louis, MO at Benson Hill Biosystems



Title: Sr. Accountant

Company: Benson Hill Biosystems

Location: Saint Louis, MO

Salary: $80K — $100K *

Category: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Job Description

Our Purpose and Core Values

Our Core Values are a set of common principles we share that are fundamental toour company’s identity.

Be Bold!We redefine boundaries by providing new solutions to difficult problems. Together we are driven to transform the future and will not allow the fear of failure to prevent us from innovating. We voice our opinions, embrace change, and challenge each other to think creatively.

Be Inspired!We redefine boundaries by providing new solutions to difficult problems. Together we are driven to transform the future and will not allow the fear of failure to prevent us from innovating. We voice our opinions, embrace change, and challenge each other to think creatively.

Be Real!We understand who we are, what we want to achieve, and what it takes to get there. We hold each other accountable through timely, candid, and well-intentioned feedback. Together we engage in honest communication and healthy debate that leads to success through true alignment.

Department Overview

The Finance Department oversees the accounting and financial planning and reporting functions of the organization. The team oversees accounting functions such as ledger accounts, financial statements and cost control systems with a focus on regulatory compliance and practices.

Position Summary

Reflecting our corporate values, the accounting and finance team is full of professionals that are bold, inspired and real! Every day is a new challenge, and if you join this team, you will continually be looking for ways to help us get better at what we do in the most efficient way possible. We are actively seeking aSenior Accountantto join our rapidly growing team where you will be challenged to partner with business leaders in the design, implementation and management of accounting best practices as well as finding efficiencies through centralization and automation.

You will:

Implement and manage cost accounting duties as they relate to our Seeds and Soy Ingredients operations along with inter company transactions, profit in inventory eliminations, accounting for grower contracts, and customer billings.

Perform month-end close procedures along with certain main operating entities, including preparation of monthly journal entries, account reconciliation and analysis of results.

Ensure accuracy of financial statements and supporting financial data.

Take ownership of financial close processes as they relate to assigned duties, managing deadlines to ensure proper prioritization and completion of projects and monthly processes.

Partner with business leadership and FP&A to help analyze and document balance sheet and income statement activity and variances.

Provide details and insight into financial matters while updating management of potential risks and areas of exposure.

Prepare relevant schedules for annual audits; work closely with external auditors.

Proactively identify issues and implement process improvements to streamline accounting processes.

Help establish and maintain policies and procedures and internal controls.

Collaborate and provide guidance to other departments on matters that impact the financial aspects of the company.

Perform other special projects and analyses as directed by management.

You have:

A Positive Team Oriented Attitude is Key to Our Positive Culture

Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Accounting (Required), plus 5+ Years of Accounting Experience…

 

About Benson Hill Biosystems