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Staff Accountant (Decision Support)

Job Description

Few companies can offer the unique mix of leading brands, professional opportunities, and appealing lifestyle of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a division of Nestlé, the world's largest food company. At Nestlé Purina, we believe that an investment in people is an investment in our shared future. Working here, you will discover that training, learning, and growth are central to how we do things, not just isolated programs. Our team members love what they do. We are a dedicated, inclusive, and determined bunch whose passion for pets is matched only by our passion for business. That is why we are a leader in the pet care industry.

As a Staff Accountant, you will use critical thinking skills to support the daily general accounting activities for Nestlé Purina. This is not your traditional, transactional accounting role though. You will be part of a team that is the support hub for all finance groups across the organization. You will work cross-functionally across all levels of the organization to ensure our financial data is entered and flowing through our systems correctly to facilitate accurate and timely business decisions.


* Maintain, update, and document cost center and top-down allocations.

* Perform general accounting activities including journal entries, banking activities, data health checks on financial postings, and account reconciliations.

* Perform period end close requirements to ensure that monthly financials are accurately stated.

* Perform Master Data set up including inputting data, assigning characteristics, verifying master data accuracy, and maintaining process documentation.

* Support reporting and analytics for commissions, bad goods, obsolete materials, cash flow, etc.

* Perform external audit analytics and provide support for financial reporting.



* Must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.

Experience (Years/Type):

* 1+ years of working experience in Accounting/Finance OR Internship experience in Accounting/Finance required.

* SAP experience preferred.

* Proficiency with Excel using vlookups and pivot tables preferred.


* Strong financial acumen to support internal financial reporting

* Ability to collaborate with other individuals and work teams

To our veterans and separated service members-you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission-you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

Job: Staff Accountant (Decision Support)

Primary Location: Saint Louis, MO US

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Career Area: Professional

Nestle Purina PetCare Company


About Nestle

Nestlé Waters North America is a subsidiary of Paris-based Nestlé Waters S.A., the world's largest bottled water company. Nestlé Waters S.A. serves customers in 140 countries with 70 well-known bottled water brands and is, in turn, a subsidiary of the world's largest food company, Nestlé, S.A. Since 1976, Nestlé Waters North America has become the nation's largest bottled water company. Five of the top ten brands sold in the U.S. are Nestlé Waters North America brands. Our brands include 7 regional brands: Arrowhead®, Poland Spring®, Deer Park®, Zephyrhills®, Ozarka®, Ice Mountain® and Calistoga®. We also import Perrier®, Vittel®, S. Pellegrino® and Acqua Panna® brands from Europe, as well as Aberfoyle® and Montclair® from Canada. Each brand has its own distinctive character, sources and heritage.