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Senior Accountant

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Koch Minerals & Trading is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team! Located at the Koch Corporate Campus in Wichita, KS, we are seeking candidates who want to create long term value, who are not afraid to challenge the status quo, and who seek to find fulfillment in what they do. You will know your way around debits and credits and be passionate about Accounting and leveraging these technical skills to inform and transform business processes.

While in this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with other accounting professionals, credit, treasury, and risk within the Koch Minerals & Trading organization as well as other Koch affiliated companies. The Senior Financial Accountant takes an active role in efficiently producing financial information that is accurate and relevant for business decision making, ensuring the timely delivery of analysis reports, in addition to understanding accounting concepts and principles related to our world-wide commodity trading organization. 

Candidates for this role should possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, and ability to solve problems and help implement those solutions. Candidates should also be proactive, internally motivated, and willing to drive change in a fast-paced organization while maintaining integrity and compliance.

Koch Minerals & Trading companies have a unique, analysis and relationship-based foundation that has become their trademark in the global marketplace. Koch Minerals & Trading companies offer global coverage and world-class market knowledge in diverse commodities. The owner of KM&T, Koch Resources LLC, maintains long-term credit rating of AA- from S&P and A1 from Moody’s, a credit rating higher than 98 percent of rated energy companies.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Complete and innovate the month-end close and financial reporting processes to meet the best-in-class close timeline, including but not limited to recording, reviewing, reconciling, and analyzing monthly accruals
  • Demonstrate your ability to understand complex business hierarchies for GAAP and management reporting purposes and provide support to other Corporate Capabilities with regard to financial and government reporting inquiries
  • Analyze large volumes of data from multiple sources, identify discrepancies and perform variance analysis, follow up until resolution is in place
  • Seek and share knowledge, identify opportunities for improvements, challenge status quo, develop recommendations, drive transformation
  • Participate in larger scale implementation projects, define accounting requirements, and complete testing
  • Develop and foster working relationships within KM&T and Koch that support overall business strategies and profitable decision making
  • Exercise full compliance with KM&T Trading Standards and constantly work to strengthen KM&T’s control environment
  • Seek and share knowledge, both internally and externally, to identify transformative best practices

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • At least 2 years of previous experience in an Accounting focused role that required a working knowledge of Accounting processes, US GAAP requirements and Internal Financial Controls
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or Office 365; including SharePoint and PowerApps
  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel Experience (spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation)
  • Microsoft Access Experience (including database creation, queries, reports)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • MBA, CPA or other professional certification
  • If Accounting is not your degree major - Intermediate to Advanced Accounting Coursework is strongly preferred
  • 5 or more years of a combination of experience in Accounting and Analysis roles
  • Knowledge of commodity trading and trading fundamentals
  • Experience using Power BI, SQL, OneStream or other data visualization tools
  • Process Improvement / Process Transformation / Process Implementation experience

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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