Careers At Borden Dairy
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Founded in 1857, Borden is a dairy processor operating 13 facilities in the Midwest, Southern and Southeastern regions of the United States. Borden is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and employs approximately 3,000 people.  The Company provides milk products to customers in the grocery, mass market, club, food service, hospitality, school and convenience store channels.


Staff Accountant

Department: Accounting
Location: Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of the various journal entries and variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Responsible for the Fixed Assets and intercompany process for 13 plants and corporate office
  • Record Fixed Assets acquisitions, disposals, and transfers in the accounting system
  • Reconcile the CIP projects costs and capitalize Fixed Assets once the projects have been completed
  • Post monthly depreciation JE for all locations
  • Reconcile the Fixed Assets sub-ledger to the GL
  • Provide support to the tax department in preparation of the property tax returns
  • Assist with the external audit by preparing schedules related to the Fixed Assets, depreciation, disposals, Fixed Assets roll forward.
  • Track CAPEX versus capital budgets and make sure proper approvals are in place.
  • Assist with project improvements, new accounting pronouncements, and ad-hoc general accounting matters.

Skillsets:

  • A curious mind the ability to look at data and ask questions when the data does not make sense
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Continuous improvement mindset always focused on how we can improve current processes and tasks
  • Experience with process streamlining is highly preferred (especially any experience with automation using RPA)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Someone who also wants to have fun with a high-performing team

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and 1-3 years of professional accounting experience
  • Experienced with month-end closing procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards software preferred

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