Careers

At Tri-County Ag and Tri-County Iron, we are committed to finding the right individuals who will help keep our team competitive in the industry, strategic in the market, and approachable to our customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. If you are interested in applying for an available position, please send your resume and cover letter to mvolz@tri-countyag.com.


Current Openings:

Job Title: Accounting Specialist

Job Function(s): Accounting, Office Administration, Reception, Retail

FLSA Status (US): Exempt

Department: Office Administration

Reports To: Location Manager

Summary:

The Accounting Specialist is a multi-functional role that manages day-to-day accounting processes and activities, ensuring compliance to all policies and controls, assists with payroll administration, assists with walk-in reception and assists with the retail store. The Accounting Specialist is accountable for the consistency, efficiency and reliability of processes to ensure the quality of financial records and information. The successful Accounting Specialist is committed to excellence and ethics, focused on business success, retains utmost integrity, has high attention to detail, and works with a sense of urgency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform and maintain accuracy of accounts payable functions, including but not limited to: goods received not invoiced research and cleanup, month-end accruals, on hold research and cleanup, maintaining an accurate balance sheet, keeping record of vendor contracts, and day-to-day entry such as inventory receipts and vendor bills.

  • Perform and maintain accuracy of accounts receivable functions, including but not limited to: entering customer sales orders, invoices, and warehouse load out tickets, processing customer returns, preparing month-end statements for customers and handling cash, check and/or credit card transactions with customers.

  • Prepare financial records of the company, including but not limited to: the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes, preparation and/or review of journal entries, preparation of P&L sheet, performance of account reconciliations and analyses and report writing.

  • Perform monthly reconciliations with bank, credit card, and other applicable statements

  • Oversee audit engagements with internal and external auditing teams, as necessary. Ensure information provided to audit is timely, complete and accurate. Address audit questions and issues with a sense of urgency.

  • Manage statutory financial reporting requirements, including understanding what is required and developing a procedure to track compliance.  

  • Develop standardization and automation of month-end processes.

  • Use excellent problem solving skills to research, find the root cause and recommend solutions for various accounting and processing issues that arise.

  • Assist in payroll processing with a third-party vendor.

  • Process financial reports upon request in a respectable and timely manner.

  • Assist with retail store including but not limited to:

    • Maintaining inventory (including preparing reports and review of activity for quarterly inventory audits)

    • Assisting customers with product inquiries

    • Safely operate powered industrial truck or other material handling equipment to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging and transporting products

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position will have no direct reports.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess a strong accounting background. Additionally, they will have effective analytical skills, the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and the ability to clearly communicate and collaborate with other employees. The individual in this role must be dependable, trustworthy, self-motivated and willing to work in confidential situations. They also need to be a team player and willing to go above and beyond to help with other jobs as needed (loading shipments, locating inventory, seasonal physical tasks, etc.)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:

Associate’s (or higher) degree in Accounting/Finance with 5-7 years of industry experience; OR equivalent industry experience (5+ years) is required.

Certification or accreditation for Accounting/Finance is strongly preferred.

Experience:

At least 5-7 years of accounting experience preferably within a manufacturing or agribusiness company.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must be intermediate level or higher MS Office user (Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point).

  • Experience with QuickBooks is preferred.

  • Strong working knowledge of financial systems, statements and reports.

  • Knowledge of precision agriculture and agribusiness is preferred.

  • Solid organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills.

  • A proven history as a motivated self-starter.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Proven knowledge of internal control theory used to steam-line processes while still complying with all corporate and statutory requirements.

  • Experience in retail is a plus.

  • Experience managing and maintaining product inventory is preferred.

  • Previous experience operating a forklift and/or PIT (Powered Industrial Truck) training and certification is a plus.

Travel Requirements:

Minimal business travel may be required.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Majority of work is performed in an office environment.

  • Regular work hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm; M-F. May require occasional “after-hours” work during month-end processing. May require occasional or seasonal work on weekends.

  • Occasional work is performed in a warehouse environment, which can expose employees to temperature fluctuations (hot/cold) noise, dust and uneven walking surfaces.

  • Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required such as walking, standing, stooping, bending, climbing, and lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs frequently.

Additional Position Requirements:

Valid Driver’s License is required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.