Agrium Inc

Staff Accountant

1 month ago
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Accounting & Finance
Eligible for Relocation

Job Description

Staff Accountant


If you live safety always and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.


Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Service's culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is about achieving superior results with integrity together while connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.


While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to lead your own engagement.  It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never envisioned while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.


Who You Will Work With


You will work daily beside teams of people who care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, there is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.


Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential.  You will find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working side by side in an inclusive culture.


Reporting to the AP Accounting Supervisor, the Staff Accountant will perform general accounting duties related to accounts payable transactions.


Key Tasks:

  • Monthly closing duties: Balance sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, and journal entries      
  • Demonstrates basic understanding of related field of work. Is able to interpret data to identify cause and affect relationships and begin to identify unusual patterns in information. Ability to make recommendations regarding changes to current or proposed changes in policy and procedure.
  • Maintains working relationships with stakeholders within own department and across departments within accounting/finance to action and facilitate account cleanup/reconciliation.
  • Point of contact for business users with routine questions regarding status, results, and variance analysis.
  • Assist Supervisor with tasks as assigned 


  • General knowledge of accounting principles/standards
  • Strict attention to detail, developed problem solving skills, high personal accountability
  • Self-motivated/Ability to manage time to achieve deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/etc.)/PeopleSoft & SAP experience


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution

  • A minimum of 2 years accounting or accounts payable experience is required

  • Knowledge of accounting principles

  • PeopleSoft and SAP experience is considered an asset

  • Knowledge of the retail agriculture business is considered an asset

Why Crop Production Services?


Winning together; our culture coupled with great people, who deliver results with integrity, is what sets Crop Production Services apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Crop Production Services an award-winning company. We are listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.


Crop Production Services, an Agrium company, is committed to building an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Additionally, our Employee Resource Groups – the Women's Inclusion Network and the Young Professionals Network, create awareness and opportunity for constructive action and dialogue.


Those passionate about this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly at  While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only applicants under consideration will be contacted.




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