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Innovative Ag Services Accountant in Monticello, Iowa

Are you a self-starter who is able to plan, organize, take initiative to meet job objectives and want to work in a fast-paced agricultural industry? We have a great opportunity for you where your growth is only limited by your drive and initiative!

Primary Objective: Responsible for processes that result in accurate and timely financials along with managing IAS’ accounts receivable risk.

Areas of Accountability:

The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Preparation of financial statements, analysis and reports to include journal entries, account analysis, variance analysis, and make recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures.

  • Lead financial audits on areas of responsibility.

  • Maintain book and tax fixed asset records including leading the capital budget process and monthly spending, reporting and analysis.

  • Coordinate more complex accounting, systems, and operational projects and initiatives within the accounting and IT team and other business units.

  • Manage IAS accounts receivable risk directly and through A/R specialist, location and business units’ staff. This includes ownership of credit applications, evaluating potential customers creditworthiness, overseeing maintenance of detailed customer records, follow-up and decision-making on past due accounts.

  • Oversee customer invoicing for accuracy, completeness and identification of training needs including credit memo review.

  • Resource for customer billing support and training for locations.

  • Responsible for new memberships, patronage, equity payouts and other related processes.

  • Accept additional responsibilities and duties as needed.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • BA in Accounting with 5-7 years’ experience. Industry experience a plus.

  • Self-starter with a continuous improvement mindset who displays a high level of effort and commitment towards completing responsibilities under pressure and meeting a constant stream of deadlines.

  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees.

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate information or ideas effectively in written or oral form.

  • Ability to multitask with excellent judgment, problem solving and research skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Excel and Word

    Physical Requirements/Environment Adaptability:

  • Requires static strength to lift, push, pull, or, on occasion, carry objects up to 50 pounds. Also, flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Some tasks involve repetitive motion.