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Accounting Analyst - Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY



IT, Accounting & Finance
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Accounting Analyst - Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY


IL - Illinois

Finance, Accounting, Audit

Job Description

Accounting Analyst
GBS Finance Services
Decatur IL, OR Erlanger, KY
This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:
Analysts at ADM have proven ability to think and work independently. They possess the ability to identify problems or opportunities for improvement and regularly propose solutions to problems. Analysts are expected to independently manage projects of increasing complexity and have a strong understanding of accounting systems and processes. They must demonstrate a high level of self-confidence in dealing with management at various levels and various administrative, commercial, and operations areas, as applicable. They should be considered an expert in assigned areas and have demonstrated ability to see projects through to completion. Analysts have no direct supervisory responsibilities.

  • Monitoring and reconciling of warehouse inventory reconciliations
  • Complete monthly accounting work per US GAAP guidelines and perform relevant analysis
  • Complete annual review/revision of Key Financial Controls (SOX requirements) and process flows and work to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls
  • Work with relevant business partners to provide insight and analysis into financial results
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements and/or supporting schedules
  • Perform quarterly analysis and reporting
  • Work independently with little supervisor intervention
  • Engage proactively in the design and implementation of process change.
Required Skills:
  • Strong inventory reconciliation experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Internal Controls
  • Financial Analysis and operations
  • Knowledge of Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Designing Queries and Reports using Financial Systems
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and large ERP systems a plus
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to safely and successful perform the essential job functions consistent with qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Standard office safety regulations
Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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