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Loan Accountant (Prairie du Sac, WI) at Compeer Financial in PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wisconsin

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

Position Overview:
The individual services Compeer Financial's internal and external clients by providing accounting services in an assigned area, to include loans, leases, 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. Serves as a knowledge and technical resource to other team members with regard to accounting processes in assigned area.

Essential Functions:
  • Accounting: Completes accounting transactions, accurately and timely. Analyzes and creates accounting system entries using the appropriate procedures and accounting principles for complex transactions.
  • Financial Operations Support: Provides technical support for Compeer Financial team members and/or vendors regarding issues with assigned accounting function (loan/lease, or GL clearing account transactions), in accordance with department and organizational policies and procedures. Responds to and resolves complex issues and situations. Works closely with other team members to ensure the issue is completely resolved in an accurate and timely manner so as to minimize potential client concerns. Assists other team members in resolving problems and issues.
  • Reporting: Uses available information on accounting systems and creates processes and/or distributes various department and management reports used in ongoing decision making. Identifies trends and/or interprets the report information. Creates various spreadsheets for data input and calculations and processes corresponding macros, when necessary.
  • 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. May author department information on the Compeer Financial Intranet site. Looks for and recommends process improvement and efficiencies within the department and Compeer Financial. Documents department policies, procedures & processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications & Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field; or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 5 years related work experience required, preferably in the financial services industry;
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting principles;
  • Strong, proven interpersonal, communication, client service and team skills;
  • A high degree of accuracy, strong attention to detail, strong analytical skills, ability to problem solve, ability to meet deadlines, and ability to work independently required;
  • Intermediate computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.) and other related accounting and/or reporting writing software applications; and,
  • Leadership skills and abilities preferred.

On July 1, 2017 AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.

Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI, exists 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

Compeer Financial is 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.