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Merchandiser Accounting Assistant


Minneapolis, MN, Midwest United States, USA


The Scoular Company

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Commodities and Trading

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Full Time

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Scoular is an employee-owned $9B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing more 1,400 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe, innovative and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers, and manufacturers of food, animal feed, aquafeed and pet food. Our deep involvement in the global agricultural supply chain gives us the ability to quickly assess market needs and identify opportunities for growth and innovation. 


Position Overview


The International Grain and Oilseeds (IGO) business unit is responsible for implementing strategies across product lines to deliver industry leading supply chain solutions to our customers around the world. IGO’s diverse portfolio of people, assets and robust product expertise provide the critical mass to thrive in the dynamic domestic and international marketplace and achieve shared goals within the division and enterprise.


IGO is seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Merchandiser Assistant position that will actively collaborate with team members and support business operations. The Senior Merchandiser Assistant will lead with a customer service-oriented approach in daily communications with supply chain stakeholders. He or she will be expected to approach prescribed work from a perspective of continuous improvement. The ideal candidate will have a desire to lead and champion changes that deliver positive outcomes for the business. The successful candidate will align with Scoular’s core values: integrity, curiosity, perseverance, inclusion, compassion, and stewardship.


Job Responsibilities 

  • Partner with merchandisers to provide timely and accurate records for commodity and freight positions. Assist the merchandisers with weekly P&L reporting

  • Manage relationships with customers and vendors, providing excellent customer service. Process payments timely and effectively resolve any issues.

  • Review and analyze business reports, proactively addressing issues ranging from simple to complex. Implement corrective actions to prevent recurring issues.

  • Manage 3rd party inventory, ensuring positions are accurate and inventories are reconciled monthly.

  • Develop process and system expertise. Share this knowledge with colleagues to improve overall efficiency.  Drive improvement of processes and systems, identifying and implementing solutions that provide long term benefits.

  • Maintain an organized digital filing system which includes invoices, contracts, reports, and payment receipts

Performance statement

In performing their responsibilities, employees are expected to perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers, work effectively as a team contributor and independently while understanding the necessity for communication with other employees and throughout Scoular.


EEO statement

The Scoular Company is an equal opportunity employer.



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  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Ability to handle confidential materials

  • Proven organization and prioritization of multiple tasks

  • Basic understanding of general accounting principles

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong customer service and communication skills



  • Experience working in agribusiness or container shipping

  • Leadership experience

  • Training, mentoring or coaching experience

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Job Post Date: 07/15/22
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