Accounting Specialist

Location: Mountain Home, ID
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The person in this position:

  • Incorporates into her/his daily work a positive example of living the Marathon Cheese Vison, Mission, and Core Values.

Vision: To be the leading value creator in the cheese packaging category.

Mission: To enhance the lives of our employees, strengthen our partners, and invest in our communities through the realization of exceptional cheese packaging solutions.

Values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, and Accountable.

  • Fosters and enables growth of healthy, positive relationships with plant and corporate personnel.
  • Supports the plant and the organization as a liaison for financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Demonstrates a proactive, persistent, and thorough support to the operations in the assigned roles.
  • Seeks out opportunities for continuous improvements.
  • Utilizes strong problem-solving skills and adaptable to a changing work environment.
  • Shows the ability to prioritize and make correct decisions in stressful fast paced accounting and plant operations environment.



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Complete basic bookkeeping and accounting tasks.
  • Analyze/perform posting of cash receipts, expenses or other transactions to journals or ledgers and verified accuracy.
  • Review invoices, bills, vouchers and other documents for corrections before entering into records.
  • Compute and file monthly Idaho sales/use tax return.
  • Compile data from SAP reports for evaluation.
  • Reconcile raw material and finished goods inventories for conversion customers.
  • Back up retail store clerk.
  • Investigate and correct accounting inaccuracies.
  • Sort and file documents.
  • Perform account balancing and reconciliations.
  • Assist in daily inventories and inventory reconciliation of bulk cheese, packaging supplies, and ingredients. Will spend portions of the day working in a refrigerated warehouse.
  • Perform other duties assigned by Supervisor.
  • Get and count resale, set up money bag for next sales.  Enter on excel spreadsheet.
  • Attach and print cheese receivers, verify amounts received.  After price is approved enter invoices in SAP.
  • Add daily checks received in mail to the deposit sheet and enter.
  • Set up deposit and take to bank, confirm deposit slip from back to general ledger spread sheet.
  • Resolve Outstanding P.O.’s.
  • Monthly pull in check reconciliation from bank, download into SAP, and excel.  Calculate totals.



  • Associates Degree in Accounting or a related.
  • 1 or more years of experience in Accounting or Finance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Outstanding problem solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products.