China - 中文 (中国)

Accounts Payable Associate (Project Administrator)

Yorkton, SK, Canada
Job Reference JR0077621
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 3 - 5
Start date 2024-05-13

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

This position handles a variety of clerical accounting functions, including accounts payable and accounting support functions for existing crush operations, as well as controlling duties for the Pea Protein ("YIII") construction project, such as receiving invoices, generating Goods receipts for received materials, supporting monthly cash flow reports, and reviewing timecards for accuracy if applicable.

This position will verify and manage confidential documentation of all project finances and budget allocations for internal auditing and tax purposes also keep progress updates by implementing internal cost controls. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

 

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

Ongoing Canola Crushing Operations:

  • Process invoices for payment and wires; ensure invoices have the proper level of authorization for payment in compliance with the Company’s corporate invoice approval policy; proactively works with other departments to obtain required approvals if necessary; determines proper cost center allocations and correct general ledger (G/L) accounts; determines payment schedules; ensures prompt payment of invoices according to designated payment schedule; provides payment status details as requested; resolves discrepancies with individuals presenting invoices for payment; follows-up on any disputes.
  • Responsible for all plant related Accounts Payable accruals
  • Manages the Daily Production Report (DPR)
  • Work closely with North American Accounts Payable & Accounting representatives to ensure smooth flow of information and timely processing of invoices
  • Address special requests/projects, such as collecting and organizing data, performing account analyses, preparing ad hoc reports, assisting with system implementations and upgrades, and coordinating with personnel from other departments as required.

Pea Protein Facility Construction Project:

  • Verify that invoices and timecards agree with what was performed/delivered, as well as ensure timeline processing and payment to vendors
  • Review the on-ground details of the voices, equipment usage time, receipt of goods, as well as coordinate with project team and construction manager to validate information
  • Create all PRs for the project
  • Coordinate the completion of all change orders, as well as validate the supporting document for all change orders.
  • Generate the service entry sheet, goods receipts as well as facilitate discrepancies and resolution
  • Report any budget risks and discrepancies to the project team
  • 3 or more years of previous work experience processing accounts payable, including the daily entry of high volumes of financial/accounting data and the reconciliation of financial accounts 
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, specifically accounts payable and account reconciliations applicable to for-profit businesses
  • Familiar with accounting software, validating invoices, reviewing CAP sheets, estimating cash flow, releasing Purchase Orders, etc. 
  • Proficient in SAP and Microsoft Suite, with intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc. 
  • Passionate about working on a small team, and being able to participate and assist with many tasks outside of normal workload (for example, Social Committee, volunteering for work events, etc)
  • Previous experience with accounting systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload
  • Knowledge of sales tax procedures/policies/documentation/reporting
  • Ability to work independently and manage various daily requirements
  • Ability to maintain a high work volume, in a fast-paced and dynamic working environment

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including extended health care and dental coverage, employee and family assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage

- Retirement Savings Plan with Employer contributions and matching

- Paid vacation, paid sick time and paid statutory holidays

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

This position handles a variety of clerical accounting functions, including accounts payable and accounting support functions for existing crush operations, as well as controlling duties for the Pea Protein ("YIII") construction project, such as receiving invoices, generating Goods receipts for received materials, supporting monthly cash flow reports, and reviewing timecards for accuracy if applicable.

This position will verify and manage confidential documentation of all project finances and budget allocations for internal auditing and tax purposes also keep progress updates by implementing internal cost controls. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

 

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

Ongoing Canola Crushing Operations:

  • Process invoices for payment and wires; ensure invoices have the proper level of authorization for payment in compliance with the Company’s corporate invoice approval policy; proactively works with other departments to obtain required approvals if necessary; determines proper cost center allocations and correct general ledger (G/L) accounts; determines payment schedules; ensures prompt payment of invoices according to designated payment schedule; provides payment status details as requested; resolves discrepancies with individuals presenting invoices for payment; follows-up on any disputes.
  • Responsible for all plant related Accounts Payable accruals
  • Manages the Daily Production Report (DPR)
  • Work closely with North American Accounts Payable & Accounting representatives to ensure smooth flow of information and timely processing of invoices
  • Address special requests/projects, such as collecting and organizing data, performing account analyses, preparing ad hoc reports, assisting with system implementations and upgrades, and coordinating with personnel from other departments as required.

Pea Protein Facility Construction Project:

  • Verify that invoices and timecards agree with what was performed/delivered, as well as ensure timeline processing and payment to vendors
  • Review the on-ground details of the voices, equipment usage time, receipt of goods, as well as coordinate with project team and construction manager to validate information
  • Create all PRs for the project
  • Coordinate the completion of all change orders, as well as validate the supporting document for all change orders.
  • Generate the service entry sheet, goods receipts as well as facilitate discrepancies and resolution
  • Report any budget risks and discrepancies to the project team

Experience
  • 3 or more years of previous work experience processing accounts payable, including the daily entry of high volumes of financial/accounting data and the reconciliation of financial accounts 
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, specifically accounts payable and account reconciliations applicable to for-profit businesses
  • Familiar with accounting software, validating invoices, reviewing CAP sheets, estimating cash flow, releasing Purchase Orders, etc. 
  • Proficient in SAP and Microsoft Suite, with intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc. 
  • Passionate about working on a small team, and being able to participate and assist with many tasks outside of normal workload (for example, Social Committee, volunteering for work events, etc)
  • Previous experience with accounting systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload
  • Knowledge of sales tax procedures/policies/documentation/reporting
  • Ability to work independently and manage various daily requirements
  • Ability to maintain a high work volume, in a fast-paced and dynamic working environment

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including extended health care and dental coverage, employee and family assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage

- Retirement Savings Plan with Employer contributions and matching

- Paid vacation, paid sick time and paid statutory holidays

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us