Koch Suppy & Traiding- Accountant (Wichita, KS)

Koch Supply & Trading is seeking an Accountant to join the Financial Regulatory Compliance team and work in our Wichita headquarters in support of our world-wide commodity trading organization.   The Accountant is a position that works closely with other accounting, contract, credit, IT, and legal professionals within the Koch Supply & Trading organization as well as other Koch affiliated companies. The Accountant takes an active role in efficiently producing financial trade reconciliations and reports that are fully compliant with regulations such as Dodd-Frank and meet internal reporting & record keeping standards.

Candidates for this role should possess strong critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, have the ability to analyze problems & identify root causes, solve problems and help implement solutions.  Candidates should also be detail oriented, proactive, internally motivated, and willing to drive change in a fast-paced organization while maintaining integrity and compliance.

The Accountant is responsible for:
  • Reconciling and analyzing daily trading activity
  • Identifying daily trading activity issues and coordinating with internal staff or external counterparts to resolve those issues
  • Preparing and submitting various financial trade reports to regulatory agencies
  • Preparing daily trading activity reports for compliance, risk and business leaders
  • Researching  and responding to questions concerning daily trading activity
  • Ensuring information is provided accurately, timely, and in meaningful ways to the business leaders while highlighting key metrics, trends, and drivers of results
  • Understanding and identifying opportunities for improvement, developing recommendations, and implementing solutions to upstream and downstream processes
  • Working closely with individuals within the team and across the organization
  • Sharing knowledge across the business and adhering to KII’s Market Based Management® philosophy
  • Exercising full compliance with KS&T Trading Standards and constantly working to strengthen KS&T’s control environment
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and controls
Key Attributes Desired:
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Hands on capability to get into details
  • Team oriented
  • Willingness to succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic trading environment with the ability to work under pressure
Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • 2+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance, or similar experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of writing and editing SQL queries
  • Knowledge of commodity trading and trading fundamentals

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf