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Career Opportunity: Corporate Accountant

Job Title
Corporate Accountant
AgCountry Farm Credit Services, ACA
Fargo, North Dakota
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Closing Date
Friday, June 2, 2017
Job Description



  • Daily validation of entries done on AgriBank 36202 clearing account and entity assignment provided to AgriBank. Daily reconcilement of the direct line of credit at AgriBank and in Lawson. Clear all cash types to the direct note daily. Monitor clearing and suspense accounts daily, moving amounts to the proper accounts.  Make manual entries to the general ledger which corresponds with AgriBank accounts. Daily Farm Cash Management amounts communicated to AgriBank. Process other daily entries necessitated by AgriBank programs such as Asset Pool and Farm Cash Management.


  • Provide daily reconciliation of accounts. Proactively identify and independently resolve any issues. Monitor clearing and suspense accounts daily, moving amounts to the proper accounts. Make manual entries to the general ledger. Monitor and reconcile daily the “match report”, which reflects a comparison of the data in the general ledger and the loan accounting system.


  • Review and process month end assigned responsibilities with accuracy and efficiency. This includes making entries for deferrals ASC 310-20, RFL amortizations and origination fees, and executing entity, branch and cost center allocations. Validate trial balance accounts, process tax entry and clear interzone accounts.


  • Assist in administering AgCountry’s company vehicle program. Monthly reconciling of balances compared to Farm Credit Leasing. Recording of income based on FCL contract. 


  • Assist with crop insurance processes including reconciling crop insurance company statements to the billing system, remitting payments and reconciling GL clearing accounts, and booking valid income entries. Communicate with branch staff or insurance companies on discrepancies in premium and/or commission amounts as needed.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and/or experience equivalent to the degree.
  2. Two or more years of general ledger accounting experience.
  3. Strong detail, analytical and organizational skills; ability to understand complex inter- and intra-company accounting relationships.
  4. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills; customer service skills and effective team skills.
  5. Ability to work independently and take initiative to identify and solve reconciling differences, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  6. Ability to work proficiently within deadlines and thrive on working in a fast paced environment; experience managing multiple priorities within a high-energy, collaborative, fast moving environment.
  7. Ability to be a collaborative team member who works well with others to create a process and meet high quality objectives.
  8. Knowledge and understanding of GAAP accounting.
  • Ability to utilize office machines, computer technology and a wide variety of software, including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications and general ledger system.
  1. Discretion is required in handling confidential matters