Accountant I

COMPANY:  Raven Industries

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104-5931

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  29762

Join a technology company dedicated to improving lives through innovative technology solutions. Today, Raven is focused on solving these Great Challenges:

  • Feeding a growing population by improving agricultural efficiency around the world
  • Protecting our natural resources
  • Saving and improving lives through advanced situational awareness
  • Connecting the world

Raven is organized into three business units that sell our advanced products and solutions within their niche markets. Our Corporate Services team supports the daily operations and business activities of all three.

The Accountant I will provide professional level accounting within an area of support. This role applys principles of accounting to record financial information and prepare reports.

Essential Functions
• Perform accountant functions within area of support - such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, general accounting, or financial reporting.
• Verify, compile, and classify financial information.
• Assist in the preparation, review and distribution of monthly financial reports to divisions and cost/profit centers.
• Prepare entries into accounts and document business transactions. • Perform account reconciliations.
• Ensure compliance requirements are monitored and met.
• Assist with maintaining internal controls documentation and testing.
• Drive processes within area of support – such as cash management and treasury, fixed asset accounting, payroll accounting, or financial reporting.
• Prepare quarterly operating reports.
• Assist in preparation of public filings (10Q, 10K, 8k).
• Assist in preparation of all disclosures within public filings including completion of the disclosure checklist.
• Prepare audit support and interact with independent auditors.
• Assist with preparation of annual financial information binder.
• May support subsidiary (domestic or international) accounting.
• Assist in maintaining financial policies and procedures.
• Demonstrates the Dimensions of Competition and Raven Team Member Values in their daily actions.
• May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.
• Learning, understanding, continuously improving, and promoting the company’s quality management systems and controls.

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
• 2+ years’ experience in a related position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Specific skills, proficiencies, and knowledge in field related to position, as identified by department leadership.
• Ability to work with confidential information and documentation with discretion.
• Basic knowledge of accounting principles and GAAP.
• Proficiency with a computer, including Microsoft Office and applicable accounting software. Experience with web-based applications is beneficial.
• Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
• High level of patience and service.
• Ability to be flexible and multitask.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
• Limited travel may be required.



Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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