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Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk

About this Job:

Christensen Farms is one of the largest, family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million hogs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, the company operates throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and South Dakota. Christensen Farms owns four feed mills, manages 145,000 sows on 44 farms, and oversees more than 350 nurseries and grow-finish sites. The company employees nearly 1,000 people and maintains 1,500 contract partnerships.

The company is vertically integrated with a strong presence across the pork value chain from farm to fork. Christensen Farms is the largest shareholder of Triumph Foods LLC, a producer-owned primary pork processing plant in St. Joseph, Missouri. In turn, Triumph Food members own 50 percent of Daily’s Premium Meats, a specialty pork processor bacon and other premium pork products. Triumph Foods also holds a 50 percent partnership in Seaboard Triumph Foods, LLC of Sioux City, Iowa, a primary pork processing plant.

Position Overview & Responsibilities:

This position ensures accurate and timely processing of Accounts Payable invoices and payments in addition to Accounts Receivable cash application and invoice processing.  Additionally the position assists in reconciliation of accounts, manages routine invoices and payments, and ensures sales tax is properly assessed and paid for each state.


Major Areas of Accountability:

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

  • Process incoming invoices ensuring accurate coding and proper approvals through data retention software.
  • Understand sales tax and identify when the company has a need to self-assess taxes.
  • Ensure payments are made to vendors in a timely manner.
  • Responsible to communicate with CF employees and outside vendors on billing issues.
  • Process invoices for feed ingredients.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

  • Record daily payment applications on incoming checks.
  • Create invoices as needed.
  • Send out statements and apply finance charges monthly.

OTHER

  • Understand the AP and AR sub ledger system to perform position functions
  • Report on process improvement opportunities and assists with implementation when required.
  • Develop and maintain procedures and forms
  • Assist with month end close
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
Requirement:

Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

Minimum formal education required: High School Diploma

Minimum number of years of prior job experience required: Entry level, 0-1 year; Data entry experience preferred

Specialized Training requirements: None

Other Technical Skills required: Experience in Microsoft Office applications and 10-key

Specialized or Motorized Equipment and/or Tools:

This position may require occasionally operating a company vehicle, in which any employment offer

will be contingent upon the review of the candidate’s motor vehicle record (MVR). The MVR will be

reviewed to determine insurability based on CFF’s insurance carrier and company policy.

Vehicle Licensing Requirements: Class D

Salary:
Experience:
0-1 year
How to apply:

Apply online by clicking HERE or call 1-800-889-8531 for more information.

Or click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button to email your resume. Please state Christensen Farms and the job title as the subject of your email application.