Accounting Clerk

Date:  Jul 21, 2024

Rockingham, NC, US, 28379

Req ID:  72981
Job Function:  Finance/Accounting

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Perdue is hiring an Accounting Clerk at our Rockingham facility. The purpose of the Accounting Clerk 4 is to perform daily, weekly, and monthly production reporting and support the monthly close process through preparation of journal entries.  This position will assist with weekly and monthly plant cost estimates and works closely with plant management to gather and analyze data. 

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate/timely daily, weekly and monthly plant statistical reporting, analysis and graphs. 
  • Compile temporary labor hours and prepare accurate/timely summary of total hours by department on a weekly basis.  Reconcile the summaries to weekly invoices from the agencies to ensure accurate payment.  Also compile Independent Live Haul driver pay and prepare check request to ensure proper payment.
  • Assist with the preparation of accurate/timely weekly and monthly cost estimates.  Prepare weekly estimate for Plant, Paws and Live Haul for review by supervisor.  Prepare monthly cost estimates and compare to General Ledger.
  • Prepare Accounting Journal Entries to assist with Monthly Close duties.
  • Prepare analysis on packaging and ingredients and purchases greater than $5,000 for capitalization. Prepare analysis on operating costs to ensure accounts are charged correctly.
  • Assist with financial audits as assigned by the Accounting Manager and preparation of government surveys as required.
  • Support the Accounting Manager with Ad Hoc analysis and special requests and provide back up support when needed.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • Associates degree in Accounting or Business plus 1 -2 years work experience or in the absence of an Associates degree, total experience equals 5 years. 
  • Requires strong reading, communication, math, writing and analytical skills.
  • Requires Office administration, clerical and computer skills with a working knowledge of Excel, Word,  PowerPoint, SAP, Kronos, and other office software.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db. to 110 db. May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company. May need to climb ladders.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Fayetteville