Renewable Energy Group Intern, Accounting in Ames, Iowa

POSITION PURPOSE:

The purpose of this position is to assist with general ledger duties and special projects whileassuring compliance with company policies and procedures.This position is also responsible forconsistently applying valid accounting principles to achieve financial accountability.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

General Ledger

  • Provide support in regular and timely reconciliation of accounts to ensure accuracy

  • Assist with monthly accruals and the closing of books

  • Coordinate reconciliation of perpetual inventory to physical measurements on a regular basis (month-end physical measurements, cycle counts, etc.)

Day-to-Day Activities

  • Support accounts payable personnel with processing of vendor invoices

  • Monitor daily entry of inventory transactions to ensure accurate and timely records for biodiesel locations

Other frequent duties:

  • Assist special projects as needed

Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Accounting, or related degree

**Senior or Junior status required

Experience Required:Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred

Skills Required:

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Advanced math and accounting skills

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Advanced Excel skills (Pivot table, Macros, Advanced Excel Functions)