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Seed Accountant Job

DATE POSTED: May 15,2017

LOCATION: Loveland, CO

CATEGORY : Accounting

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5689

FULL JOB TITLE: Seed Accountant


If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Services culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Reporting to the Seed Accounting Supervisor, the Seed Accountant is responsible for the reconciliation of seed operations accounting entries and accounts. This will include monthly General Ledger reconciliations, journal entries, research, evaluation, and reporting. The role has responsibilities and accounting functions for U.S. and Canada National Branded seed as well as Proprietary seed.

Key Tasks:

  • Reconciles and monitors assigned balance sheet accounts
  • Month end entries to record accruals, allocation entries, and clearing of activity as appropriate for assigned balance sheet accounts
  • Coordinates with suppliers, retail branches and accounts payable to assist in invoice coding and supplier account reconciliation
  • Provide direction to retail branches on proper seed accounting procedures including phone, webinar, and in person trainings as needed
  • Prepares and distributes monthly reports to show marketing activity
  • Ad hoc projects as requested

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Agrium is the core of everything we do and our candidate must be respectful of diverse opinions and views.


  • Highly detail oriented
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong integrity and business ethics


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of 2 years accounting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Strong computer (MS Office-Excel) skills
  • PeopleSoft and OnBase experience is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the retail agriculture business is considered an asset

Why Agrium?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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