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Analyst, Inventory in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ames, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    0 to 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


The purpose of this job is to be responsible for monitoring and verifying inventory movements at terminals and plants are accurately reflected in JD Edwards. This position also assists with the month end process ensuring timely completion of monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports. This position will be cross-functional and work with a number of departments outside of accounting in its effort to ensure timely, accurate and reliable reporting of the Company’s inventory and its transactional flows.


Key Accountabilities:

Terminal Inventory

  • Monitor daily transactions at terminals
  • Re-class inventory as needed to keep balances correct
  • Work with REG personnel to correct problems found at terminals, plants and in JD Edwards or other systems (Oracle Transportation Management, EKA-CTRM, etc.)

Inventory Accuracy and Controls

  • Assist accountants with plant inventories where available and needed
  • Monitor plant / terminal shipping/receiving logs
  • Assist or complete inventory costing reviews (lower of cost or market; terminal analysis; etc.)
  • Monitor inventory locations and be able to establish new inventory locations when necessary
Month End
  • Complete Monthly Workpapers as assigned
  • Assist with terminal reconciliations

Other frequent duties:

  • Being able to provide Graphs and comparisons of inventory levels, shrinks and or gains
  • Analyze problems at terminals and come up with a solution to problems
  • Work with REG teammates in other departments to quickly correct problems and make improvements
  • Assist in creating terminal profit & loss analytics
Perform other duties as assigned


Education Required: 4 year bachelor’s degree - Accounting, Finance, or related business degree

Experience Required:  0-3 years

Skills Required

Advanced Excel skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Extensive math and accounting skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

JD Edwards


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