Plant Analysis Accountant – Ethanol Plant-240014R @ Valero Energy

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Job Description:

Reviews and prepares accounting documents and validations reviewed by or sent to the Plant Controller or Corporate (SAHQ).  Executes accounting and analysis activities which may include the Plant’s financial planning, capital and operating expense budgeting or forecast and statistical reporting. On a day-to-day basis, calculates, processes, posts, verifies, and maintains data for Valero Renewables.

  • Prepares accounting journals as required for monthly financial close.
  • Assists the Plant Controller to help ensure accurate recording of all plant accounting transactions and effectiveness of internal financial controls.
  • Coordinates with the Plant Controller and Plant Operations with preparation of annual budgeting, financial forecasts, monthly operations stewardship, capital budget tracking and reporting, analysis of variances to plan, in conjunction with financial and operation’s reporting schedule.
  • Completes monthly and quarterly compliance checklist and advises the Plant Controller of any non-compliance issues with recommended controls update.
  • Prepares and maintains monthly Plant KPI’s (i.e. calculation of daily/weekly yields and inventory statistics).
  • Fields local management request for operating expense or capital expenditures.
  • Facilitates state and governmental audits and data gathering as needed, such as for state grain audits, state DOT reviews, FRA and TTB visits or audits
  • Completes or assists with state and federal governmental reporting obligations
  • Ensures FSMA compliance pertaining to co-product shipments, corn receipts and chemical receipts.
  • Completes denaturant received and invoiced report for usage and quantity verification.
  • Reconciles chemical purchases for usage and quantity verification for each period.
  • Cross-trains on corn receipts and actualization/settlement as well as BDS loading and billing processes.
  • Maintains Project AFE log and reviews AFEs for proper accounting classification for the Plant Controller (i.e. cost tracking for turnaround/capital projects).
  • Supports Turnaround TRACK process – setup, reporting and as assigned.
  • Prepares/reviews, validates, and submits data (e.g. Ethanol and Feed products loaded, daily validation reports, purchase orders, and purchase requisitions) for accurate account or project assignments.
  • Computes daily corn and product volumes for Daily Fleet Report.
  • Follows safety rules and procedures as set forth by the company.

This position is salaried exempt status, which means you are not eligible for overtime pay.



  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s or higher level degree in Accounting preferred.
  • CPA or MBA preferred.
  • 3 years of accounting experience required.
  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing or grains handling environment preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Outlook, Word, and Excel) required.

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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