Accounting Assistant Grand Forks FG

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.


Under general supervision completes routine accounting support and bookkeeping related duties to support the financial systems, reports and information.  Provides customer support that includes problem solving, answering questions, and resolving issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing Correspondence: Handling incoming and outgoing mail, emails, and other communications. This may involve drafting responses, sorting mail, and forwarding messages to the appropriate parties.
    • Responds to inquiries and contacts other departments or vendors to resolve a variety of problems.  

  • Answering Phones: Acting as the first point of contact for callers and directing them to the appropriate person or departments. This may also involve taking messages and relaying important information.

  • Data Entry and Record Keeping: Inputting data into databases, spreadsheets, or other systems. Responsible for accounting and other basic financial systems. Maintaining accurate records and organizing files for easy retrieval, as well as supplying data and basic financial records for reports

    Bookkeeping: Assisting with basic accounting tasks such as processing invoices, tracking expenses, and reconciling accounts. This may involve working closely with the finance department.
    • Follows established methods and procedures for financial record keeping and reporting. ​​​​​​​

    • Viewing invoices and sending to appropriate departments.

  • Providing Administrative Support: Offering general assistance to staff members as needed, which could involve anything from photocopying documents to organizing files.

    • Issues security badge, contacting managers/personal for interviews.

  • Communication and Coordination: Acting as a liaison between different departments, facilitating communication and ensuring that information flows smoothly within the organization.

Typical Education

Preferred Associate's Degree (A.A. or equivalent)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Job Requisition ID: 18800

Travel Required: None

Location(s): FG Plant - Grand Forks 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. **