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Compass Minerals America Inc. Financial Reporting Accountant in Overland Park, Kansas


Compass Minerals International, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy), age, military status, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Compass Minerals is seeking a

talented, highly-motivated person to assist with compliance of its SEC

reporting requirements. The SEC

Reporting Accountant will be an integral part of our compliance effort and will

have a key role in all aspects of SEC reporting. This individual will have the opportunity to

interact with many areas within the Company as well as with its external

auditors. This individual will gain a

broad understanding of the Company’s business and operations that are essential

for career development.

Essential Job Functions: Include

but are not limited to the following:

(Management reserves the right to add or modify theduties and responsibilities at any time.)

  • Assist

in preparation and filing of SEC reports including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, and 8-Ks.

  • Manage

the maintenance and compliance of xbrl reports.

  • Interact

with external and internal auditors related to SEC reporting.

  • Identify,

research and monitor new GAAP and SEC guidance and analyze their impact and

applicability to the Company.

  • Document

the Company’s accounting positions and policies.

  • Provide

support for the accounting for complex accounting issues such as derivative and

pension accounting.

  • Assist

with the recording and reconciliation of stockholders’ equity accounts

including coordinating with the equity plan administrator.

  • Document

Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

  • Assist

in special projects and analysis as required.

  • Support

the Accounting/Finance group as needed.

  • Good

written and verbal communication skills.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • 1-3 years of public accounting experience or comparable SEC reporting experience with a public company.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Experience with Edgarization a plus.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger or feel, frequently required to sit, occasionally required to stand and walk and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Job: Accounting

Primary Location: US-KS-Overland Park

Work Locations: Overland Park, KS USA 9900 W 109th St Overland Park 66210

Organization: Corporate

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Day Job

Req ID: 20000088