Process Accountant

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At POET, it is our mission to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. For over thirty years, our drive and passion to change the world has enabled us to become the largest producer and marketer of bioethanol and leader in bio-based products in the world. 




Are you a detail-oriented and organized individual with a knack for numbers and a passion for finance? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and have a strong understanding of accounts payable processes? If so, we are looking for a skilled Accountant to join our team. In this role, your work plays an integral role in maintaining our vendor relationships and cash flow, while also providing the foundation for building our financial statements. If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role in the finance industry, we want to hear from you. Join our dynamic team and make a significant impact on our financial operations.



  • Reconcile AR and AP (subsidiary ledgers to general ledger) daily
  • Generate invoices daily and review for accuracy before distribution to the customer
  • Process AP invoices in a timely manner
  • Process freight related payments
  • Prepare month-end accruals (freight, lease inventory, price true-ups)
  • Update operating lease schedule monthly
  • Assist with vendor maintenance and year-end 1099s
  • Maintain and update process documentation for role
  • Since we are all about teamwork and getting the job done, your skills may be put to a lot of other uses!



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ experience in accounting or a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office including MS Excel and Outlook
  • Experience working with financial statements
  • Experience applying and interpreting GAAP


  • High level of personal integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Sense of urgency which drives results
  • Interpersonal skills – ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels within/outside the organization
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Innovative mindset
  • Ability to think objectively
  • Self-awareness in the face of uncertainty
  • Ability to work in a team environment


At POET we believe in developing our team members to their highest potential and recognizing contributions that add value to the organization. Each new team member’s position and compensation are carefully determined by considering their unique qualifications and skillset.



  • Culture is king at POET. We’re all on the same team. We always communicate. And we park our egos at the door. These aren’t just slogans on our walls. It’s the way we do things at POET.
  • POET Biofuels is proud to be the 2022 Winner of Wichita Business Journal's Best Places to Work Large Company Category!
  • We have an open work environment, with no offices. We are all in this together and we work close together.
  • We work hard. We play hard. We have frequent team events, from bowling to BBQs to charity activities.
  • We also expect that everyone will maintain a healthy work-life balance. It’s the best way to optimize health, happiness and productivity over the long term.  

Beyond our world-class culture, POET team members enjoy competitive pay and benefits including: 

  • Attractive Relocation Assistance and Bonus Programs for qualifying positions and/or locations
  • Competitive pay, including shift premium pay for qualifying positions
  • Quarterly Profit-Sharing Bonuses, and Bi-Annual Incentive Bonuses
  • Individual and family plans for health, dental, & vision insurance, including a generous employer Health Savings Account contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • A multifaceted wellness program encompassing the whole person – mentally, physically, and spiritually
  • Onsite fitness centers or fitness reimbursements
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Excellent work-life balance with a 'family-first' culture
  • Safety and cold weather gear reimbursements
  • Discounted home and auto insurance


POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). POET complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding hiring and employment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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