Job Details

Job Title: Finance Specialist II - Kennewick, WA

Posted on January 09, 2018

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
About Us:
Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.
Let’s explore the possibilities together.

The Role:
This position ensures that all inventory transactions are completed efficiently and accurately for all warehouse locations. The role interacts with internal and external personnel to determine the accuracy of inventory movement.

Key Accountabilities:
Prepares AP vouchers and validates charges for warehouse invoices
Enter daily receipts, shipments, and adjustments using various warehouse documents
Assist with EDI transaction uploads transmitted by warehouse locations
Follows up on inventory variances and errors to resolve in a timely manner
Perform daily, weekly, and monthly record comparisons with warehouse to ensure inventory accuracy
Communicate open issues clearly and consistently to plant/warehouse locations for resolution
Create entries to adjust inventory balances
Scan and index inventory accounting paperwork into BMI software
Cross train with department members and be able to provide back up support
Travel to plant/warehouse locations for annual physical inventory audits
Assist with the implementation of process improvement initiatives
Other duties as assigned

Skills & Experience:
2+ years of relevant experience in warehousing, inventory, etc.
2+ year degree in accounting (or related field) or an equivalent combination of education and experience is highly preferred
Sound knowledge of basic accounting principles
Proven ability to assist in driving process improvements and increase working effectiveness
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Strong PC skills to include Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook
The ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be a team player and willing to work in a team environment

Lamb Weston is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Contact Person:
Location: Kennewick, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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