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Staff Accountant in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family!

We are looking for an [insert job title] who will join our Finance team.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit


The Staff Accountant within the Corporate Accounting function plays a critical role in accounting and reporting for various corporate functions.


This position will include the following activities:

  • Responsibility for cash postings and clearing within SAP for certain key bank accounts;

  • Preparation of monthly bank account reconciliations, as well as account reconciliations for certain other key accounts related to corporate activities;

  • Coordination with various functions including accounts payable, treasury and IT to identify and resolve issues;

  • Focus on continuous improvement including use of robotic process automation;

  • Key member of the team responsible for the preparation and review of financial statements and footnote disclosures included in the company's 10-Q and 10-K filings with the SEC;

  • Periodic analysis of operational results;

  • Certain compliance and SOX responsibilities related to applicable corporate functions.


The perfect candidate will have:  

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills;

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and general information systems skills;

  • Ability to work cross-functionally within the organization;

  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational management skills;

  • Intellectual curiosity;

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting preferred​​.

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program.

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous vacation day policy.

  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.