Leprino Foods

  • Accountant

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(9/20/2018 3:41 PM)
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    Leprino Foods’ history dates back over 65 years, when Jim Leprino first started making small batches of mozzarella for local markets and eateries in the Little Italy neighborhood of Denver. We’ve grown a bit since then. Today, Leprino is the largest manufacturer of mozzarella and lactose in the world, and a leading producer of whey protein. Still owned by Jim and the Leprino family, our sights are set to be the “World’s Best Dairy Food and Ingredient Company.” To help us achieve that daring vision, we’re looking for our secret ingredient: You. A motivated individual who is the best at what you do. Three people in a small corner grocery store in the early 1950s have now grown to over 4,300 employees throughout 16 global locations. Will you join us on our journey?


    Within our Denver, CO corporate headquarters our Corporate Accounting team is seeking an Accountant, Distribution to continue moving our organization to even larger levels within the global cheese and dairy nutrition marketplace. We take pride in our vision to be "world's best", it's why we work harder, invest more, and continually innovate. None of which can be done without our amazing finance and accounting professionals.


    • In this role you will be responsible for all accounting and reporting activities associated with Leprino’s Global Supply Chain division.
    • You will be performing internal control procedures, month-end close processes, management reporting and insightful analysis to ensure the accurate and timely presentation of freight and storage results.
    • In this role you will demonstrate technical knowledge in processes surrounding freight and storage Accounting – including understanding the theory and financial impacts of: storage and handling costs, pre-position moves, freight and fuel surcharge standard costing, freight claims and pallets.
    • The Distribution Accountant provides accounting support their internal customers in Product Management, Traffic, Procurement, Operations FP&A, Plant Production Accounting and core leadership.
    • Maintain the AR freight claims and accrued freight claims account clearing balances timely upon payment and write-off.
    • Balance domestic SAP CO-PA sub-ledger of the financial statement close.
    • Provide detailed information relating to freight claim accounting and provide the business with the information needed to evaluate the allowance for doubtful accounts.
    • Provide ad-hoc reporting for the Director of Supply Chain and Associate Director of Operations Accounting.
    • Be humble, inquisitive, patient, collaborative, tenacious, and resilient - the DNA of a Leprino employee.


    Offering You In Return:

    • The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. Leprino couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible workforce. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with Leprino is our ultimate goal. Through competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, vacation, holiday, and sick time, matching 401(k), annual merit, incentives, and our annual Profit Sharing plan – Leprino hires to retire.
    • A chance to reside in sunny Denver, Colorado: 300 days of sunshine, the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and all its outdoor wonders!



    • You Have (Mandatory Qualifications):

      • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
      • Three years of accounting or financial experience.


      We Hope You Also Have (Preferred Qualifications):

      • A Master’s Degree in Accounting with five years in an accounting role.
      • SAP experience.
      • Experience with Distribution/Supply Chain.


      A career with Leprino Foods means you’ll be part of a worldwide group of individuals dedicated to producing high-quality products that help feed and nourish families around the world. Your contributions will be noticed and rewarded as you work to further our company, our customers, and one another. Apply today to learn more about our Corporate Accounting career path.


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