Dot Foods, Inc.

  • Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-IL-Mt. Sterling
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  • Overview

    Location: Mt. Sterling, IL              Department: Accounting              Reports To: Accounting Manager


    Your Role: Performs various functions to meet internal and external customer expectations including timely and accurate closing of the accounting periods, financial and managerial reporting, budget preparation, supplier and customer net margin review and reporting, inventory control accounting, and other projects as required.


    • Works with Business Development to enhance the accuracy of supplier margins reported in detail and in total in the income statement.( internal and external customer,… analysis as needed)
    • Assists in preparing annual budgets.
    • Works with the inventory control team to understand inventory loss/gain results and to establish procedures that minimize the unknown.
    • Works with the Accounting Manager to establish goals and procedures that promote accuracy and consistency of financial results.
    • Represents the accounting team on new company initiatives.
    • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.


    Role Specifics:

    • Travel – Occasional overnight travel for internal trainings and meetings. Must have ability to travel independently as needed, without restriction by all modes of transportation, including car, plane, or train.


    We Need You To Have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Access.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to meet established deadlines/goal dates.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    We’d Like You To Have:

    • Previous experience in accounting or finance.
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

    What Can Dot Offer You?

    As a family-owned and -operated company since 1960, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:


    • A friendly working environment
    • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package
    • Significant advancement opportunities

    Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.


    EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.


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