Accounts Payable Associate

Louis Dreyfus Company
Kansas City, MO
United States
Job Description

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Job Description

This position performs general accounts payable operations including data entry, reconcilement, analysis and various other data collection projects for the accounts payable, accounting or other departments of a regional office of one of the world’s leading commodity merchants and processors of agricultural products with locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Prepares coding or reviews coding provided by industrial locations and enters accounts payable invoices into system for various legal entities.
  • Maintain physical files for open and historical accounts payable documentation, and other duties as assigned.
  • Document and communicate coding changes to industrial locations.
  • Support the year-end and mid-year audits performed by external auditors by gathering supporting documents per their information requests.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform research at the request of internal and external clients regarding payment status.
  • Perform research for monthly or other various ad hoc projects to analyze historical patterns, accuracy of postings, and consistency of postings from period to period or company to company, etc.


Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • The following are the basic qualifications:  High school diploma.  Without having two years’ work experience in accounts payable, some college coursework in accounting is also required.
  • The following is the preferred qualification: Associate’s degree (or higher). 


  • The following is the basic qualification:  Without having completed some college coursework in accounting, two years’ work experience in accounts payable or other similar discipline is required. 
  • The following is the preferred qualification:  Two years’ work experience in accounts payable.

Decision Making/Accountability

Applies knowledge of accounting to analyze routine accounts, assists in determination of whether to make accruals or adjustments, identifies sources of discrepancies, prioritizes personal workload throughout the month to ensure meeting of deadlines, makes recommendations based on analysis and consults with supervisor regarding complex issues.

Additional Information


What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage

- 401k with Company Match

- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits

- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays

- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us