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R6146Accounting finance
St. Louis, MOFull-Time

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The Accountant facilitates and supports accounting in support of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development (RD) Programs. Performs ad hoc analysis through data extractions. Prepares and examines financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.


Must be able to obtain government security clearance.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Revises Training Instructions and PLAS Transaction Manuals.

Advises on Complex Cases, Transactions, and requests within the Enterprise Content Management system.

Trains accountants on Bankruptcies, Restructures, Acquisitions and Acquired Property acquisitions.

Process ad-hoc complex transactions and requests, such as ARPA, IRA.

Assists with new regulations, such as rescheduling Non-Program Loans to Program.

Takes on influx of overflow complex work.

Reviews and advises on work arounds for PLAS system issues.

Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 activity/compliance support.

Maintains tracking logs/reports.

ADP Data Entry Support - general data entry including MS Word, MS Excel reports, MS Access database tables/reports, Treasury systems, and other loan servicing systems.

Supports internal control efforts and identify new control measures as needed.

Collects and analyzes data, identifies issues and elevates them to Branch Leadership.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.  


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company. 


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience.


Working knowledge of accounting practices with ability to analyze financial documents and reconcile accounts.

Working knowledge of standard cost accounting concepts, practices and procedures.

Operational knowledge of GAAP and related government regulations/policies with ability to aptly apply procedures.

Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite with expert knowledge of Excel.

Organized and detail-oriented with ability to plan and accomplish goals.

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and to meet specified deadlines.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent customer service and relationship-building skills.

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic. 


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken.


Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.  

EOE including Disability/Vet


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