Plant Accountant – Hereford, TX

Position Title: Plant Accountant

Classification: Nonexempt

Reports To: Plant Controller

Supervised: None

POSITION PURPOSE: Primarily responsible for supporting the plant controller in his/her daily, weekly, and monthly tasks, and helping to ensure the accuracy and reasonableness of the plant financial statements.


  • Review for accuracy then record daily manufacturing – usage and consumption
  • Enter/post daily grain receipts and create grain settlements
  • Daily posting and invoicing of all ethanol sales
  • Apply payments received to correct invoices and make sure payments are received timely
  • Fill out netback worksheet daily and double check marketer at month end
  • Learn about CI and how to calculate it
  • Enter all contracts for AR and AP
  • Enter all new vendors after verifying proper paperwork has been received
  • Help ensure 1099 information is accurate for all vendors
  • Enter monthly payroll entries for controller to review and post
  • Work with the Plant Controller to perform all month end closing duties on time including BS recons
  • Assist the Plant Controller in maintaining accurate books and records for the plant
  • Assist the Plant Controller in producing accurate and timely plant financial statements
  • Fill out and submit monthly govt reports, including Tonnage Taxes and Sorghum Checkoff
  • Research, track, and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Assist with internal and external audits
  • Create and enter quarterly benchmarking data into C&A website
  • Help AP Clerk as needed
  • Fill in for Plant Controllers and AP Clerks for vacations and unexpected circumstances
  • Assist with any upcoming projects
  • Assist Plant Controller with various initiatives
  • Assist the plant controller in ensuring proper internal controls are in place for the integrity of the financial statements
  • Provide support to the front desk in assisting customers and vendors
  • ER Portal assistance as it relates to accounting
  • Assist with inventory control, including cycle counting, parts tracking, etc
  • Help streamline existing processes
  • Verify the items received are accurate per the PO and notate any differences/missing items
  • Help with projects to correct problem areas in the inventory like pumps, gauges, ghost inventory, etc
  • Assist with organizing and general housekeeping of warehouse
  • Other duties as needed such as uploading invoices to ER Portal, filing, etc


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other business-related area
  • 1 to 3 years of experience preferred in accounting, financial planning and analysis, inventory or asset control at a renewable fuel’s organization, but will train the right candidate
  • General GAAP understanding.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel skills with the ability to manipulate spreadsheets, create pivot tables and summarize data from multiple sources
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and with the team with strong follow through
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organizational skills



This job may require lifting of up to 50 pounds occasionally.


All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded.

Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $18.00 /hour


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cost Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Accounting: 1 year (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

Work Location:


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Aggressive — competitive and growth-oriented
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative


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