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Accountant III

Company: Koppert Biological Systems, Inc.
Location: Howell
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are
Koppert Biological Systems is the worldwide market leader in integrated pest and disease management. Every day, Koppert Biological Systems helps growers and farmers around the world to combat pests and diseases in a natural and sustainable way. Through this, we hope to make an active contribution to a sustainable society, with safe food in sufficient quantities to feed a rapidly growing population. Our Research & Development has frequently been the source of biological solutions, which were subsequently adopted worldwide.

As we continue partnering with nature to achieve our global mission, every team member at Koppert brings something unique.
The Accountant III will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization's assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities. They will assist in ensuring that the company receives payment for goods and services offered and support in resolving issues, exceptions, and process payable and receivable transactions.
This role may assume some or all of the duties of the Accountant I and Accountant II positions, however will function at a greater level of independence and will be expected to make critical decisions throughout their daily activities.


Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
Codes invoices and supports manager with closing monthly books.
Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
Assist with research and process set-up within the accounting system.
Calculates and reports sales tax based on state requirements.
Supports general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
Supports in preparation of monthly balance sheets, income statements, and KPI's.
Provide support in maintaining the general ledger.
Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
Provide support for the team and training where needed.
Manage accounting filing and shredding system for all accounting documents.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications

Effective organizational skills and ability to prioritize work with attention to detail.
Strong professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills Ability to effectively interact with and manage financial and other database systems.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet established deadlines.
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Ability to apply independent analytical thinking to define problems.
Ability to maintain confidentiality to sensitive information.
Ability to prepare tax reports.
Proficient MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables.
Effective time management, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Advanced knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping software.
Familiarity with financial accounting statements with ability to analyze details of accounting data and reports.
Various regulatory filing and other compliance procedures experience.


Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field plus Master's degree or CPA.
5+ years of experience in progressive accounting roles.
Experience with all aspects of accounting, auditing principles, and best practices.
Experience with ERP systems.

What We Offer
Koppert Biological Systems contributes to better health of people and the planet through our products, our people to support Global Sustainability. The working atmosphere is informal. We are a family company and closely involved with everything that happens within and outside our company. We are consistently looking at ways of improvement and continuing to invest in our employees. This has made us pioneers in the international market when it comes to biological crop protection and sustainable cultivation systems.
Comprehensive Benefits Package to include Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, Employer funded Health Savings Account, Tuition Reimbursement, Employer 401K Match, Life Insurance, Wellness Program Initiatives, Employee Assistance Program, Volunteer Day, Koppert Gear, and Generous PTO!
Koppert Biological Systems is a veteran-friendly, Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
If you want to join a global and growing organization submit your cover letter and resume. At Koppert, we learn something every day!PI153561874

Keywords: Koppert Biological Systems, Inc., Flint , Accountant III, Accounting, Auditing , Howell, Michigan

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