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Administrative Accountant



Location: Albert Lea 

Exemption: Nonexempt 



Ventura Foods is a leading global manufacturer of branded and custom food products that can be found at national and regional restaurants, hospitals and universities, movie theatres and major retailers in the U.S. and in more than 60 countries. At 15 manufacturing sites across North America, Ventura Foods creates dressings and sauces, mayonnaises, margarines, and oils that help our customers create great-tasting flavors with high-quality ingredients. Those same high-quality ingredients go into our own set of branded products, such as: Marie’s® dressings, LouAna® oils, Dean’s® dips and Gold n’ Soft® spreads. Our company is headquartered in Brea, California with operations across the U.S, Canada, Mexico, the Philippines and Singapore. Regardless of your role, function or location, at Ventura Foods, you'll be part of a supportive team dedicated to helping our customers delight their customers.

Position Summary:

Assist Finance Manager in accounting and analysis functions of operation.  Process weekly payroll and assist with accounts payable and financial reporting functions of the manufacturing operation. Support managers, other employees, and office visitors by handling a variety of tasks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process weekly payroll for hourly employees, verifying employees' time for accuracy and resolving issues as appropriate.
  • Input data required for OEE reporting, oil reconcilation reporting, labor tacking, weights and fats reporting and daily KPO report.
  • Enter shipping invoices, review expenses, generate statement and assist with accounts payable as required.
  • Provide backup for Accounts Payable role.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree with two years accounting experience or equipvalent experience
  • General accounting experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Accounting knowledge, attention to detail and ability to multitask are essential skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel spreadsheet software
  • Good communication skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to multitask is essential


Ventura Foods is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Albert Lea

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, Administrative Assistant, Payroll, Finance, Administrative

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