Accounting Talent Acceleration Program Associate

Land O' Lakes

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Arden Hills, MN

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Join Land O’Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We’re a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another—not Wall Street. We’re proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progression

Accounting Talent Acceleration Program Associate

Accounting TAP Associate

The Land O Lakes Accounting organization is currently seeking candidates to join our organization in a Talent Acceleration Program (TAP) Associate role. This role will provide the opportunity to learn a variety of tasks within our Accounting and Internal Audit organization. The TAP program is designed to offer rotational assignments during the first two years of the associate’s career. At Land O’Lakes, we have three separate business segments: Animal Feed, Dairy, and Crop Inputs as well as corporate functions including Corporate Accounting and Internal Audit. The rotational assignments will span across two of these five potential areas of our business.

In addition to the rotational assignments, you will complete a pre-defined leadership development curriculum and obtain exposure to the Land O’Lakes Accounting senior leadership team.

In the Accounting assignment, key learnings and responsibilities will potentially include performing monthly account reconciliations; researching, preparing and posting journal entries, performing Cost Accounting tasks (i.e., maintaining product costing, reviewing work orders, reconciling product inventory), and other accounting tasks. In the Internal Audit assignment, key learnings and responsibilities will potentially include performing internal audits and reviews of our Land O’Lakes business operations and functions, testing key SOX controls, and performing substantive audit testing on behalf of our external auditors.

Experience-Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting along with a minimum of one internship in related field.
  • GPA 3.0 or higher.
  • Future ambitions to pursue further certification or education (e.g., CPA, CMA, CFA, or MBA) strongly desired.

Competencies-Skills Required:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills and ability to communicate with impact.
  • Ability to effectively execute with focus and accountability
  • Demonstrate agility and be comfortable with change

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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