Associate Accountant- Kennewick, WA

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
Title: Associate Accountant
Location: Kennewick, WA
Country: United States of America

About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description Summary
Responsibilities include but are not limited to accounting, forecasting, budgeting, analyzing operation performance, reporting and maintaining internal controls. Position must partner with business to provide recommendations and ensure sound financial decisions are made for the organization. Ability to understand operations is critical to success.

Job Description

Financial Accounting:
- Create daily records for the receipt of product into the companies facilities
- Participate in period-end close activities to ensure timely completion of tasks
- Create and maintain/update monthly accounting schedules to assist in monthly account reconciliation process
- Follow contract language to ensure contracted payments are made accurately and on time
- Assist in preparation of internal and external financial statements in accordance with GAAP

Business Analysis:
- Financial Analysis/Reporting/Forecasting
- Process improvement projects
- Implement required data analysis reports as requested by management

Basic & Preferred Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business preferred
- 1+ year related experience
- Problem-solving and analytical skill
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Basic knowledge of general business concepts
- Strong computer skills, especially Excel
- Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
- Ability to develop strong relationships with internal customers and peers

Industry-Competitive Benefits
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Job Requisition ID: Req-230241
Time Type: Full time

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:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 25, 2022

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