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Career Opportunity: Accounting Specialist

Job Title
Accounting Specialist
Compeer Financial
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Monday, December 25, 2017
Closing Date
Open until filled
Job Description

On July 1, AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services came together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.

TITLE: Accounting Specialist

POSITION OVERVIEW: Deliver customer service that exceeds customer’s expectations. Maintain and enhance accounting and technical expertise and serve as a resource person to branch staff and facilitate a strong sense of teamwork and purpose and represent Compeer Financial in a professional manner.

Successful candidates will:

  • Providing accurate and timely accounting processing and delivery of financial statements to members.
  • Responsible for smaller and less complex accounting accounts, including depreciation, payroll processing, and full-service accounts
    • Input and log accounting data
    • Review, balance, key, and print monthly accounting reports
    • Close out year-end accounts
    • Assemble, review, and mail processed accounting reports to users as necessary
    • Responsible for accounting account delinquencies
    • Demonstrating to the customer the importance and value of accurate and timely financial statements and how they can be used to add value
  • Representing the Compeer Financial as a provider of a broad range of financial services.
  • Meeting multiple deadlines on accounts including completion of processing accounting files in time for tax planning, W-2 and 1099 preparation and year-end tax preparation.
  • Maintain tracking system and develop workflow process to ensure that processing is done timely and deadlines are met.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Two year Associate degree in business administration, accounting or a related area of study or equivalent administrative, clerical or account administration experience.
  • Previous experience in accounting, payroll processing, or use of accounting software.
  • Skills:
    • Demonstrated professional and friendly written and oral interpersonal communication
    • Comfort with asking probing questions of customers or prospects to determine potential cross-sell opportunities
    • Accurate, timely, organized process to complete work
    • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of computer applications
    • Attract and maintain a positive customer base
  • Limited travel for training or department meetings.

  • Overtime may be required during peak workloads.

Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI, will exist to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America like never before. If you are interested in empowering those in agriculture and rural communities to achieve their goals and expand their possibilities, we invite you to learn more about our organization. We are looking for innovative, dynamic and collaborative team members to join our team.

We offer great benefits including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Health Insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
  • 401k (3% Compeer contribution & up to an additional 6% match)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Training and development programs

Qualified candidates please apply online at www.compeer.com/jobs

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.