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About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.


The Staff Accountant is an integral part of our Accounting team based out of our US - Quincy, IL - Office (MNNS) site.


Position Purpose

Provide accounting management support related to the proper capture of transaction and close of the legal entity books within JDE.  Support accounting project work along with improving segregation of duties within the department

Key Responsibilities

Primary hands on support of the accounting functions within U.S. legal entity businesses.


  • Assist with cross-divisional accounting as needed
  • Perform monthly & quarterly general ledger reporting
  • Comply with required tax requests and filings
  • Support internal review of organization to ensure compliance with SOX requirements
  • Provide insight into business performance and participate in scenario planning to optimize financial performance
  • Assist with data requests made by outside auditors
  • Support process change and improvement


  • For the proper maintenance and timely closing of the company books
  • For proactive analysis and reporting of business operations
  • For developing and maintaining positive working relationships with peers in other divisions and functional areas
  • For the timely completion of the monthly and quarterly standard reporting package

Technical Competencies Required

  • Thorough understanding of accounting and financial statements (Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow)
  • IT
    • Strong Excel skills – data analysis and model building
    • Word and PowerPoint skills – including developing presentations
    • Working experience with an ERP system - JDE experience an advantage

Business Competencies Required

  • Two to four years’ experience in accounting
  • Strong command of business operations with the ability to understand key business drivers (products, customers, and processes) and how to influence them
  • Demonstrate ability to cultivate internal business relationships to drive cross-functional results


Personal Competencies Required

  • Forward-looking problem solver who makes the connection between the numbers, the market, and the operational details to recommend options
  • Change leadership - Ability to influence people across the organization at various levels and enforce business practices without being abrasive - leads by example
  • Assertive - Has a personal commitment to ensure the success, and the ability to champion process improvement within the businesses
  • Adaptability – moves well to address new situations in business, translates personal feedback into actions to improve and grow
  • Intellectual curiosity about the business and a demonstrated ability to dig deeply to fully understand implications of data

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports directly to the Sr Accountant


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting



We offer excellent company benefits including group medical and dental insurance, life insurance, and a 401(k) plan. 


Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Accounting 
Location: US - Quincy, IL - Office (MNNS) 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 

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