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Cargill Accountant in Irvine, California

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Accountant will establish and maintain accounting policies, fiscal controls and prepare financial reports and safeguard our organization's assets. We seek a professional with basic knowledge of accounting principles and practices. In this role, you will help build accurate standard financial statements that comply with established requirements and policies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintain accounting and financial records and reports.

  • Communicate with the Japan Accounting Team and the USA Commercial Team.

  • Perform basic accounting duties.

  • Review and create standard accounting report packages.

  • Contribute to new setup and changes in existing financial applications to optimize effectiveness.

  • Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Information

Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum two years of related work experience

  • Experience with email, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation applications

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime if needed by the business to connect with the Japan Accounting Team

  • Experience working with multiple time zones

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience working with a Japanese company

  • SAP Experience

  • Great Planes Experience

  • Japanese (written and oral)

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.