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Career Opportunity: Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Title
Accounts Payable Specialist
Compeer Financial
Mankato, Minnesota
Experience Level
Entry Level (1-4 years)
Supervisor's Title
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Monday, December 4, 2017
Closing Date
Friday, January 5, 2018
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: Accounts Payable Specialist

POSITION OVERVIEW: Service internal and external clients by providing accounting services in an assigned area, to include accounts payables, general or G/L accounting to Compeer Financial team members by analyzing requests and creating accounting system entries using appropriate procedures and accounting principles. Ensures a high degree of accuracy and exceptional service.


Successful candidates will provide:

  • Accounting – completes accounting transactions accurately and timely. Analyzes and creates accounting system entries using the appropriate procedures and accounting principles for complex transactions;
  • Financial Accounting Support – provides technical support for Compeer team members and/or vendors regarding issues with assigned accounting function (accounts payable, general accounting, or GL clearing account transactions), in accordance with department and Compeer policies and procedures. Responds to and resolves complex issues and situations. Works closely with other team members to ensure the issue is complete resolved in an accurate and timely manner so as to minimize potential client concerns. Assists other team members in resolving problems and issues;
  • Department Support – verifies the entries of self and input of other team members to ensure the accuracy of the accounting system database. Creates various documents, forms, processes and/or procedures. May assist in department mailings. Looks for and recommends process improvement and efficiencies within the department and Compeer. Documents department policies, procedures and processes.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or related field; or equivalent work experience;
  • Minimum of 1 year related work experience;
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles;
  • Strong, proven interpersonal communication, client service and team skills;
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, problem solving, ability to meet deadlines and work independently;
  • Intermediate computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.) and other related accounting and/or report writing.

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.