Monsanto Accounting Policy and Compliance Analyst in ST. LOUIS, Missouri

This position is a key member of the External Reporting, Policy and Compliance Team within the Controllership Finance function. The Policy and Compliance Analyst is directly involved with SEC filings (primarily Form 10-Qs and Form 10Ks), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) controls, XBRL, and continually updating the Corporate Controllers Policies as our business changes. This is a fast-paced and exciting position that will provide the candidate with exposure to all levels of management and the opportunity to learn about Monsanto from an accounting perspective.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for the proper completion of the financial statements and footnotes for the quarterly SEC filings (10K and 10Q), as assigned.

  • Implementation of new accounting pronouncements as applicable to Monsanto and research and documentation of certain technical accounting matters

  • Evaluating internal controls and internal control deficiencies to help strengthen overall control structure

  • Managing the process to update and maintain Corporate Controller Policies(CCPs), including updating certain CCPs

  • Responsibility for pieces of the company wide annual balance sheet review process

  • Detailed review of quarterly earnings releases and related supporting documentation

  • Development and presentation of training to the Finance organization on policy updates and new GAAP rules and regulations

Required skills/experience:

  • 2+ years of experience in a public accounting firm or 5+ years of experience in corporate accounting at a public company

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or a related field of study)

  • Strong understanding of GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

  • Understanding/experience in working with financial systems (SAP, consolidations, etc.)

  • Understanding of certain key accounting areas that impact the company such as Inventory, Investments, SOX, Fixed Assets, etc.

Desired skills/experience:

  • CPA a plus

  • Masters or MBA is a plus

Organization: GLB FIN US External Rpt, Policy & Compl51013674_

Title: Accounting Policy and Compliance Analyst

Location: North America-USA-Missouri-St. Louis

Requisition ID: 01O7N

Job: Finance/Accounting

Schedule: Full-time

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