Assistant Controller - Evergreen FS - Bloomington, IL

Bloomington, MD
United States
Job Description

Evergreen FS is farmer-owned cooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt, and Macon counties. We provide our customers with a full range of farm products and services including agronomy, turf, energy, grain marketing, and so much more. Since 1926 our mission has been the same, we strive to build successful business partnerships with customers, employees, and cooperative owners.


With an emphasis on safety, integrity, and teamwork, Evergreen FS provides top customer service for our customers. We are a solution focused company who is always looking for new ways to enhance our customer’s experience. 




Provide accounting support to the various accounting functions and duties to ensure timely and accurate information is provided to management staff. 




Administer an effective cash management program utilizing electronic bank transactions.


Audits daily accounts payable invoices to ensure accuracy in coding and reporting.


Assist in monthly inventory for the company including counting, measuring, and reconciling various products as well as developing and maintaining inventory management to minimize shrink to improve profitability.


Prepare and file state and federal fuel tax returns and related schedules.


Prepare detailed analysis of various general ledger accounts, communicating unusual transactions and variances to appropriate management staff.


Prepare and file other tax documents and returns as needed.


Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.




Prepare and present appropriate information to employee groups such as management staff, salesmen or locations as needed. 


Implement and maintain proper accounting procedures and internal controls.


Prepare for and assist with annual fiscal year end audit.


Train other main office employees regarding current software updates and improvements to current procedures utilizing technological advances.


Formulates procedures for systematic retention, protection, retrieval, transfer and disposal of records.


Performs all other duties as assigned.




Normally requires a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business, and 2 years or more of accounting related work experience or internships to demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles.


Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge preferably of agronomy, grain and petroleum industry, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


Prefer an understanding of General Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP).


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.  


Must be willing to work hours beyond those considered “normal” to meet accounting deadlines.



Evergreen FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.  The cornerstone of our benefits package is the defined benefit pension plan along with a 401(k) plan, health and disability insurance, and other voluntary group benefit programs.


Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.  We are an equal opportunity employer.