Jost Chemical Co.
  • 01-Oct-2018 to 30-Nov-2018 (CST)
  • Accounting
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical and dental insurance provided after 60 days of employment. Company-paid life insurance provided after 60 days. Paid time off after 90 days. Nine paid holidays annually.

Jost Chemical has been in business since 1985.  We continue to grow and are adding to our Accounting team.  Ready for your next challenge?  Brand new position and we are looking to fill it before holidays.


  • Works under general direction of the Controller in a c-GMP regulated manufacturing environment
  • Employee hired and allocated to this level of the series are advanced professional accountants who perform complex, specialized accounting duties, and/or who supervise junior employees engaged in various accounting functions or other fiscal operations. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity


  • Cash flow, cash receipts, daily checks and banking transfers
  • Reporting requirements for audits
  • Prepare reports for accounts receivable collections and credit
  • Cross trained payroll processing of production personnel and offsite payroll
  • Plan and develop cost standards and fixed asset schedules; record additions and disposals, depreciation reports
  • Oversee reconciliations
  • File 5500s
  • Maintain departmental budgets, work with key stakeholders
  • Reconciliation of inner company transactions
  • Direct the day-to-day operation of SAGE accounting system
  • Prepare reporting monthly to managers on overtime spend
  • Maintain equipment records, depreciation schedules
  • Prepare personal property declaration
  • Prepare external audit work papers/files
  • Prepare appropriate commentary or explanations relating to report items of particular interest or significance (may use judgment as to what is of interest); conduct pertinent investigation of accounts involved
  • Assist in review, development and implementation of consistent organizational accounting practices and procedures
  • Identify problems and changing requirements and recommend changes or modifications regarding management information needs, auditing and other fiscal procedures, account structures or reports and automated accounting systems
  • All other reports or projects required by the Controller


  • BS in Accounting
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in professional level Accounting work

 Knowledge of:

    • Theories, principles, methods and procedures of professional accounting (Extensive level)
    • Office methods and procedures (Broad level)
    • Automated data processing systems
  • Skill in:
    • Operation of office accounting machines and equipment
    • Data processing with attention to detail and documentation
    • Working effectively and efficiently on multiple projects at once
    • Responding to rapidly changing demands
  • Ability to:
    • Evaluate complex accounting problems
    • Analyze and interpret complex accounting records and reports
    • Review and/or perform detailed work involving written or numerical calculations rapidly and accurately
    • Prepare comprehensive reports completely and accurately
    • Supervise a staff of subordinates engaged in accounting activities
    • Deal tactfully with controversial problems
    • Work effectively with others
    • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing


  • Exempt








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