Assistant Controller

Albert City, Iowa

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Assistant Controller

AgState is currently seeking an Assistant Controller to support a fast-paced, diverse, and growing organization. Do you possess a strong background in accounting and/or financial reporting? Do you have excellent organizational skills? Do you have outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills?

Under direction of the CFO and/or Controller, works to keep financial records accurately and in balance with the General Ledger. The Assistant Controller will also need to ensure that AgState inventory accounting is done in a uniform manner at all locations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Includes but not limited to the following:

  • Promote and abide by the AgState Vision & Values by:
    • Working in a safe and efficient manner, according to the AgState Safety Policy.
    • Utilizing good customer service skills at all times, when servicing and greeting customers, and when working with co-workers and other departments within the company.
    • Demonstrating work habits that develop, build, and support the team concept within the organization.
    • Projecting a positive attitude to customers and employees at all times.
    • Assisting employees or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services.
    • Motivating self and others by exhibiting pride and taking ownership in the tasks assigned.

  • Ensure and lead in the accounting efforts by:
    • Preparing accurate and timely producer grain settlements for the company.
    • Preparing grain warehouse receipts as needed.
    • Maintaining knowledge of the grain scale, maintaining scale tickets and posting grain transfers.
    • Understanding of all grain contracts offered by the company.
    • Overseeing the recording of rail/truck shipments of inventory and reconciles accordingly.
    • Performing the daily balancing of the grain Daily Position Record (DPR).
    • Performing inventory long-short report reconciliation.
    • Accurately valuing our grain position during the month-end and year-end close process.
    • Coordinating month-end and year-end accounting functions with the controller including inventory measurements, etc.
    • Creating and maintaining inventory processes across the entire company.
    • Ensuring that the system's storage rate codes, discount schedules and price schedules are set up and functioning properly.
    • Complying with State and Federal Auditor requirements.

  • Continue to grow and act as a leader by:
    • Working with AgState's VPs to generate various sales reports, volume reports and other analytics.
    • Effectively prioritizing projects and tasks, efficiently delegating, coordinating, and utilizing the resources within the company and within the company's budget.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and four to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator's license and good driving record preferred
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills and ability to communicate effectively and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt in a fast-paced environment

Our Values

Respect, Integrity, Safety, & Excellence



Date Posted: 29 January 2023
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