Accounting Clerk III

Smithfield Foods

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The Accounting Clerk III will be responsible for processing and reconciling inventory transactions associated with swine transactions and the related grower payables. Accounting clerk should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have great customer service skills.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
  • Prepare, process, and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Provide support to company personnel and contract growers.
  • Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Inform management and compile reports on activity areas
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Deadline oriented data entry.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university with an emphasis of studies in Accounting or Finance or a two-year college degree with a minimum of 1 years related experience, required.
  • Well organized and deadline oriented.
  • Ability to operate personal computer equipment with Microsoft software applications.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, accounting policies, and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of the organization.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.