Staff Accountant, Finance & Accounting
Lake Providence, LA


Reporting to the Plant Controller, the Staff Accountant is responsible for the preparation and processing of assigned general ledger journal entries, daily processing of invoices for payment and invoicing, assists with bi-weekly payroll activities, and tasks as required for month-end close and audit by external auditors. This position is available at Myriant's flagship 30 million pound commercial bio-succinic acid facility in Lake Providence, Louisiana.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of general ledger journal entries as assigned by the Accounting Manager
  • Reconciles all general ledger accounts , including bank statements, AP/AR sub-ledgers, and Inter-company accounts
  • Maintains General Ledger system, including additions/deletions to Chart of Accounts
  • Maintains and updates the Fixed Asset system, including preparation of monthly depreciation journal entry, and reconciliation to general ledger
  • Verify accuracy of general ledger posting accounts on A/P invoices
  • In conjunction with the Accounting Manager, performs all credit extension and collection activities
  • Assist with year-end audit work
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Accounts Payable:

    • Matching, batching coding and entry of incoming invoices
    • Audit, process for approval, and entry of Employee Expense Reports
    • Researching and resolving accounts payable issues with vendors and employees
    • In conjunction with the Plant Controller, reconcile Accounts Payable sub-ledger to the general ledger
  • Payroll:

    • Payroll processing of ADP time clock
    • In conjunction with Human Resources, answer Payroll questions from employees
    • In conjunction with the Plant Controller, reconcile Payroll sub-ledgers to the general ledger

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required
  • CPA a plus but not required
  • Proven experience with Great Plains or similar ERP system
  • Must possess solid communication, technology, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Proven Excel & Word Experience Required
  • Experience with ADP or other electronic time keeping system required


Myriant offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Please submit resume by email to
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Equal Opportunity Employer