Peabody Energy Accountant in St. Louis, Missouri

7464BR

External Job Title:

Accountant

Position Description:

The main purpose of this position is to assist on a variety of tasks, including journal entry preparation; month-end close; internal reports and management package schedule preparation; account analysis; ad hoc report/spreadsheet preparation; audit support and various other accounting tasks and special projects. Effectively utilize SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel and other PC tools.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly journal entries for the US operations, various corporate departments and some international locations

  • Prepare monthly management package schedules and variance explanations for senior management

  • Perform balance sheet account analyses and reconciliations

  • Prepare audit schedules and variance explanations for internal and external auditors

  • Prepare and/or review various schedules which may include: intercompany reconciliation, coal inventory for the Midwest region, weekly/monthly/quarterly cash reconciliation, property tax reconciliation, unclaimed property reporting, and other duties as assigned

  • Research and complete special projects

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCES:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required

  • 2-4 years accounting experience required

  • Master’s in Accounting or MBA desirable

  • Public Accounting experience desirable

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Financial statement and accounting analytical skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple / simultaneous tasks

  • Organized, attentive to detail, ability to maintain confidentiality

  • SAP experience is strongly preferred; Strong computer skills (Excel / Word)

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability

  • Willingness to work overtime, as required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must have the ability to perform office-related tasks which may include prolonged sitting or standing

  • Must have the ability to move from place to place within an office environment

  • Must be able to use a computer

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively

  • Some positions may require occasional repetitive motion or movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers

BrassRing Req ID:

7464BR

Business Location:

0043: St. Louis Office

State:

Missouri

Job Function:

Office / Professional

City:

St. Louis

EEO Disclaimer:

Peabody Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer