Accounting Clerk

Wayne Farms, LLC

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Decatur Prepared Foods, AL

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for performing general accounting processes, (A/P, A/R and general ledger) and administrative duties for assigned location.


  • Under minimal supervision, perform a variety of accounting, accounts payable and receivable tasks (i.e. match, code and enter invoices, maintain vendor files, review vendor invoices, etc.) for the assigned location
  • Review and verify accuracy of assigned location(s) payroll; generate reports, verifying data and make corrections as specified by supervisors for each pay period
  • Calculate and prepare payments (i.e. grower, settlements, bank assignments, IRS fuel levies, bonus and incentive payments, etc.); enter into system for payment
  • Collect and analyze data, prepare relevant reports and distribute to appropriate personnel
  • Review production reports (i.e. inventory, headcount, payroll, etc.) for accuracy; partner with Operation/Production personnel to rectify report errors/variances; notify appropriate personnel of unrectified discrepancies
  • Analyze, prepare and enter data for required general ledger entries; reconcile any discrepancies prior to entry
  • Partner with other internal departments to investigate and resolve unmatched invoices
  • Train/ cross-train others on new policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


  • This is an Individual Contributor role with required competencies: Functional/Technical Skills, Action Oriented, Problem Solving, Learning on the Fly, and Interpersonal Savvy


  • High School diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, business preferred


  • Minimum two (2) years relevant clerical and accounts payable or accounts receivable experience; A/P or A/R experience within a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Strong customer focus with the ability to communicate with internal and external customers in a timely and professional manner
  • Must have exceptional communication, both verbal and written, attention to detail and the ability to resolve issues efficiently and effectively
  • Proficient computer and math skills
  • Self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative and sense of urgency, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail
  • Must possess a strong customer-centric attitude, high energy level and a strong sense of urgency


  • Follow and ensure others follow departmental and company safety policies and programs
  • Wear required protective equipment in all areas where mandatory


  • Frequently sit for long periods of time utilizing office equipment and/or computers.
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.