Human Resources
 

Controller

American Farm Bureau Federation

REPORTS TO:   Chief Financial Officer

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Oversee accounting, financial reporting, analysis, and preparation of financial statements.

·      Maintain strong internal controls, policies and procedures to ensure financial integrity and compliance.

·       Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial statements for American Farm Bureau Federation and Affiliates. This includes overall account analyses and reconciliations as well as preparation of financial statements.

·       Oversee the annual audit process for American Farm Bureau Federation and Affiliates, and its benefit plan audits.

·         Oversee preparation and filing of all tax filings.

·         Administer accounting related software applications.

·         Continually optimize systems and processes for effectiveness and efficiency.

·  Direct cash management operations to include daily cash administration, management and reconciliation of current accounts and bank relations.

·         Coordinate cash flow of investments funds.

·         Oversee reconciliation and clearing of all the organizations’ intercompany accounts.

·   Assist in the preparation of the budget by analyzing trends, expenses, revenues, financial commitments and obligations incurred to predict future revenue and expenses.

·         Attend the AFBF Annual Convention and coordinate and manage all accounting functions onsite.

·         Lead, supervise, train and develop accounting team staff.

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

Works with all AFBF employees and communicates with state Farm Bureau personnel and leaders as needed.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with strong technical accounting skills

·     Minimum 10 years hands on experience in accounting, with demonstrated ability to lead an accounting team

·         Experience with trade associations or non-profits

·         ERP systems experience (Sage Intacct preferred)

·         Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

·         Able to maintain confidential information

·         Self-starter who thrives in a fast paced and dynamic environment

·         Excellent time management and organization skills

·         Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

·         Experience implementing new accounting standards

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:

·         CPA certification highly preferred

·         Systems experience to include FloQast, Beanworks, ADP, Sage FAS, Salesforce, T&E systems