POET Accounting Systems Analyst in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
At POET, it is our mission to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. For over thirty years our drive and passion to change the world has enabled us to become the largest producer and marketer of biofuels in the world.
The Accounting Systems Analyst will assist with the maintenance, administration, and governance of accounting and financial reporting tools and play a vital role in the planning, design, and security of those tools. In addition, the Accounting Systems Analyst will assist with ad hoc reporting requests by designing and developing reports to facilitate management’s decision-making and may prepare and process accounting transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This person will work closely with the Financial Reporting and Accounting team, IT team, and Finance leads to administer and maintain accounting systems.
DURING A TYPICAL DAY:
You will implement improvements and enhancements to multiple accounting and financial reporting systems as directed.
You will work with finance leaders and the IT team to define financial data, database fields, and special querying needs to produce summaries for accounting transactions and financial statements.
You will translate business requirements and develop reporting solutions that yield relevant business information in a user-friendly format.
You will work with finance leaders to develop and maintain financial reports and dashboards to accurately report the results of operations.
You will adhere to best practice in report development, which includes creating, updating, and testing reports while maintaining appropriate segregation of duties within multiple environments.
You will prepare documentation for system processes, controls, and procedures.
You will assist the Information Systems team in testing new controls, implementing updates, and executing continual process improvements.
You may prepare accounting workpapers and journal entries as directed.
Since we’re all about teamwork and getting the job done, your skills may be put to a lot of other uses!
STRENGTHS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:
You value relationships and have a strong customer service focus.
You are driven, organized and very detail oriented.
You have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently with a sense of urgency.
You communicate effectively in writing and in person.
You have the ability to collaborate and coordinate system improvements and enhancements while managing those changes across multiple business units and departments.
You are a change agent - you hate the answer, “because we’ve always done it this way” and drive continual process improvement.
You have strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to suggest solutions.
You have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration, knowledge of Management Information Systems is preferred.
You know the basics of Microsoft Office Suite with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel preferred. You’re also capable of learning new programs and software.
Culture is king at POET. We’re all on the same team. We always communicate. And we park our egos at the door. These aren’t just slogans on our walls. It’s our code.
This position is largely self-directed and requires a thorough understanding of company policy, procedures, and values. This position operates in a dynamic office environment.
Much of your time will be spent working on a personal computer.
POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
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Job ID 2021-4391
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Travel Required None
Position Location(s)US-SD-Sioux Falls
FLSA Status Exempt