Accounting Clerk

Valley Queen
Valley Queen Cheese Factory converts high-quality milk into a variety of natural cheeses, dried lactose, dried whey, and anhydrous milk fat that is marketed and utilized by private label and nationally branded consumer food companies. Valley Queen was founded in 1929 and is located in Milbank, SD.


Position Summary
Accurately and timely process accounts payable, accounts receivable and other financial transactions while supporting the achievement of the company’s vision, mission and values.

Essential Functions

  • Accurately process accounts payable within the procedural expectations as directed.
  • Accurately process customer invoices within the procedural expectations as directed.
  • Conduct the bank reconciliation duties daily.
  • Upon receipt of payment, accurately record and close associated accounts receivable.
  • Reconcile weekly parts inventory database to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Cross trained to cover daily accounting/finance department tasks for PTO and leave coverage purposes.


  1. Time Management
  2. Organizational Skills
  3. Financial Management
  4. Detail Oriented
  5. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment and technology.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position.  Base hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Physical Demands
The physical demands for this position are mainly able to do sedentary work.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently will need to sit, stand, walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Required Education and Experience
Associate degree in Accounting or a related field and/or equivalent experience.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

Preferred Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. Bilingual in English/Spanish.

Job Details

Posted Date
September 7, 2022
, SD
Expiration Date
October 7, 2022