Trader Assistant

Denver, CO

We are looking for a Trader Assistant to join our rapidly growing company, headquartered in Denver, CO. We have more than 250 + team members, across multiple locations that provide products and services worldwide. PHM Brands provides services such as, Flour Milling, Custom Flour Mixing/Blending, Specialty Oil Extraction, Private Label, and Grain Cleaning.

Reporting to our VP, Feed Ingredient Merchandising & Risk Management, this Trader Assistant will be instrumental in provide support in handling various purchases, sales, and logistical coordination of commodities. Tasks typically include inputting transactions into system, troubleshooting concerns on various transactions and shipments, working with customers, and monitoring accounts receivable. May work on special projects as needed. Prepare reporting for trading desk. Ability to understand business and operate/maintain the business systems applications.

Date Posted:
June 8, 2021
Salary:
$50,000 - $65,000

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain daily contact with assigned customer accounts and vendors.
  • Daily participation on plant calls for updated production scheduling.
  • Daily contract entry, order entry, shipment coordination, invoicing, and document coordination
  • Daily communication of customer order status (coordinating with traffic department)
  • Prepare all necessary forms for new customer and new vendor set up with master data.
  • Maintain current and up to date daily invoicing and various customer/management reports.
  • Management of assigned account receivables and problem resolution to ensure payment.
  • Contract balancing and dispute resolution.
  • Sales and accounting support as assigned.
  • Other general administrative duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrate regular attendance and timeliness in reporting to work, meetings and completing assignments.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Agri-business, Finance, or related field.
  • 1+ years’ experience in a trading environment preferred, or 3+ years in a business environment.
  • Experience with Agtech Software, a-plus.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint skills required, Access skills a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly the ability to work well in a team.
  • Ability to work and interact well with others.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong customer service commitment with heavy call volumes
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work at a very detailed level.
  • Ability to work overtime hours as needed.
  • Prior experience with accounts receivable or collections preferred.
  • Must be self-motivated, flexible, and adaptable with the ability to work in an unstructured environment.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 90% of the time.
  • Position requires operation of a computer and other standard office equipment, such as a copy machine, calculator, computer printer and phone up to 90% of the time.
  • Frequently communicates with employees in the office and at remote locations.
  • Frequent communication with external vendors.

 

BENEFIT SUMMARY:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid LI, AD&D, Matching 401K, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time off

PHM Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. ​

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