COMPANY: Legacy Grain Cooperative
HIRING MANAGER: Kevin Walker
LOCATION: Stonington, IL
Responsible for all accounting activities. Month End valuations,
accounting reports, working with auditors, work directly with
General manager. Help out with IT issues especially with the
accounting system. Be willing to help out as needed with scale
operation, grain origination, customer settlements and services and
assist our other locations. Work with other employees on projects
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Self-motivated, able to organize workload without guidance.
Be a team player willing to work with everyone on the team.
Become part of the culture and community becoming involved and
supporting local events.
Have an "I can" attitude! Nothing is impossible. The possible
just takes a little longer. We are professional problem solvers not
Must have strong communication skills and customer relationship
Must have a good understanding of grain accounting with the
ability to handle the mark to market at month end, calculate the
value of the ending inventory taking into account gains and losses
on futures, purchase and sales contracts both flat price and
Assemble financial statements within 7 business days of month
end and prepare reports for the board meeting.
Be willing to put together other reports as needed for different
activities using the accounting system, Excel, Word, PowerPoint or
Assist with IT especially in the accounting system. Become our
liaison with our software vendor and our IT people for the computer
systems in the offices.
Keep all accounts reconciled on a monthly basis.
Answer telephone and be able to convey to our customers their
account information. Buy grain from customers, price and pay for
the grain as needed. Have an understanding of the current market
and be willing to share information with our customer base.
Grade grain operate scales and other equipment as necessary in
the normal course of the grain business.
Must be willing to work hours outside of the normal course of
business. Be willing to go above and beyond when necessary.
Understand and work with the daily position reports
Fill out insurance reports, USDA reports, Bank reports and other
reports as needed.
Generate and perform end of year tax documents accurate and
timely. Monitor outstanding checks, grain settlements, transit
grain, and work with employees regarding processing settlement
Maintain patronage records accurately and generate patronage
allocations and redemptions at the board of directors'
Help administer and promote marketing programs that are offered
to our customer base.
Always look for ways to streamline our current operations and be
willing to share those ideas.
File and organize paperwork from settlements and other
Harvest typically lasts 6-8 weeks long. Typical hours during
harvest are 7 am- 7 pm Monday through Saturday and Sunday Noon - 7
Pm. These hours can and likely will change due to unforeseen
weather circumstance s or logistics which may require longer
Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Four-year degree in accounting or equivalent experience in the
Strong Communication skills. Positive attitude. Strong
accounting skills. Able to multi-task. Able to thrive in a