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Green Plains Renewable Energy.

Trade Operations Finance Manager

Green Plains Renewable Energy. - Omaha, NE

Green Plains Inc. is a publicly traded Fortune 1000, diversified commodity processing business with agribusiness, ethanol production, cattle feed lot operations, commodity marketing, and distribution services. We are a growth company and the second largest consolidated owner of ethanol production facilities in the world. Green Plains, through our wholly owned subsidiary Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company, also provides specialized ingredient solutions for leading food and feed manufacturers.

Job Summary:

The Trade Operations Finance Manager will be part of the corporate finance organization of the company with responsibility for overseeing the general and financial reporting functions and is responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and all financial reporting is prepared in accordance with all financial policies, US GAAP and SEC requirements. This position will interact with various stakeholder groups across a variety of business segments and functions, and will work with senior management to resolve issues, capture opportunity and drive value-added change.

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

Ensures month end close process is completed accurately and in accordance with company timeline.

Ensure that all billing and payments are performed accurately and timely and work

Prepare, and review various journal entries as required.

Review monthly results and perform actual to estimate variance explanations.

Build and maintain strong working relationship with trade desk and middle office personnel.

Ensure that accounting department is staffed with qualified financial personnel capable of meeting the objectives and responsibilities. Responsible for the continued development of these associates.

Design, develop, implement and maintain various databases (e.g. Allegro etc.).

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field

Minimum of three to five years of commodity accounting experience

Experience managing people and positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization

Ability to foster teamwork – work cooperatively and effectively with others to resolve problems and make effective decisions

Strong accounting skills and understanding of financial reporting

Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

Sound communication abilities, both written and oral

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience in commodity and energy finance

Excellent client and management liaison skills

Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment

Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-functional team

Strong analytical skills in interpretations of data and identification of anomalies

Green Plains Inc. offers competitive pay: a generous benefit package including business casual work environment, health, wellness program, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) and a 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting and company safe harbor matching. All potential employees of Green Plains Inc. will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check prior to employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.

56 days 2 hours ago

Green Plains Renewable Energy.


Trade Operations Finance Manager Green Plains Renewable Energy. - Omaha, NE, United States


Location: Omaha, NE

Company Profile:
Green Plains is a vertically-integrated ethanol producer based in Omaha, Nebraska. We currently have an ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.0 billion gallons per year with our 12 plants located in Atkinson, Nebraska; Bluffton, Indiana; Central City, Nebraska; Fairmont, Minnesota; Fergus Falls, Minnesota; Lakota, Iowa; Obion, Tennessee; Ord, Nebraska; Riga, Michigan; Shenandoah, Iowa; Superior, Iowa; and Wood River, Nebraska. We also operate an independent third party ethanol marketing business, Green Plains Trade.