Assistant Controller

Assistant Controller

Qualifications / Experience

Position Description and Key Responsibilities

The company is seeking a candidate that is motivated, versatile, and highly organized. The main duties of this position will be serving as assistant controller for three dairy operations, a feedlot operation, a small farming company, and will include involvement in a real estate holdings company. Our office consists of other team members in this role and would report to the current controller for the operations listed above.

  • Monthly financial statement preparation of the three dairy operations and 1 feedlot including account analysis and reconciliation

  • Quarterly financial statement preparation of the farming operation including account analysis and reconciliation

  • Oversee the reporting and accounting of any new construction projects for these operations

  • Create and maintain annual operating and capital budgets

  • Responsible for managing operational data and ensuring data integrity and accuracy, includes both data originating from site of operations and data prepared by our office team

  • Work closely with the Group Controller and other accounting staff on daily finance and accounting activities

  • Assist in year-end closing and preparation for annual CPA prepared reviews and tax returns

  • Miscellaneous projects and analysis as needed

  • Occasional travel required, typically 2-3 days of travel, semi-annually, as locations are located in Iowa and South Dakota

    Ideal Candidate

  • 4 year accounting degree

  • 6+ years of experience, public accounting experience or MBA preferred

  • Energetic and positive personality that takes pride in ownership

  • Must be a meticulous self-starter and have the ability to prioritize and multi-task to meet deadlines

  • Confident person with strong communication skills who is able to get along with people of various backgrounds

  • Well organized and detail oriented

  • Must possess strong analytical skills as well as solid understanding of costing and manufacturing accounting

  • Understand processes, controls, and business risks and possess the mindset to look for improvements

  • Must embrace technology and be able to adapt to changes in it as its often a tool used to improve processes and gain efficiencies. Strong MS Office skills preferred (Outlook, Excel)

  • A team player who enjoys working in a small business culture

Post Date:



Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Type:

Full Time




Finance, CPA

Pay Rate:

$80,000 + $110,000

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    Jon Koski

    Meet Your Recruiter

    Owner Jon Koski has had specialized recruiting experience in the Finance and Accounting industries since 1998. With a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Jon has spent four years in consultative sales and gained experience at key Finance and Accounting recruitment firms. He has held progressive roles at Robert Half International, including Division Director, and was recruited to successful startup company WilliamCharles’ Finance and Accounting division, Financial Edge prior to starting Full Cycle Recruiting in 2007.

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