Controller

Company: Ag New Mexico

General Information
US-NM-Clovis, NM
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 8 year(s)
Not Specified
False
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Job Description POSITION:      Controller

LOCATION:      Clovis, NM

SALARY:      Commensurate with experience & qualifications

  

COMPANY PROFILE:

Ag New Mexico, Farm Credit Services, ACA is a rural lending cooperative that provides financing for agriculture, agribusiness and rural real estate. The organization is headquartered in Clovis and has branch offices in Belen, Clovis and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Ag New Mexico is part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, the nation’s oldest and largest source of rural financing, which has been financing farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses for over 100 years.

         

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a related field and eight (8) or more years of experience in fiscal operations and/or finance and accounting including two (2) to four (4) years of supervisory experience. CPA certification preferred.

JOB PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Directs the association’s accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining accounting standards, practices, and procedures. Has considerable latitude for decision making in the planning and accomplishment of association goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.  Oversees and directs the accounting function for the association to include financial reporting, general ledger, and other subsidiary systems. Monitors accounting activity to ensure accuracy. Provides support and training for loan administrators and office assistants as necessary.

2.  Directs the activities of accounting department personnel by recommending staffing levels, assigning responsibilities and making recommendations for budgets, short and long-range plans, programs and procedures.

3.  Researches complex accounting/tax issues to recommend appropriate accounting treatment and determines the impact on the financial position of the association. Implements new accounting pronouncements as appropriate for the Association. Manages issues related to the preparation and filing of the consolidated corporate income tax return to arrive at accurate consolidated balances. Responds to IRS and other inquiries from outside agencies for tax information.

4.  Establishes and interprets the association’s financial reporting and accounting policy in accordance with GAAP, FCA regulation, reporting requirements of the Funding Corporation and the Federal Reserve, and IRS code. Develops policies and procedures to enhance the accounting system’s internal controls to meet all applicable regulations.

5.  Oversees and monitors the cash management function including wire transfers, General Ledger and subsidiary account reconciliation. Reviews bank statement and direct note reconciliations as prepared by accounting staff. Maintains and updates check signature authorities as directed by the SVP, Accounting and Administration.

6.  Coordinates monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting to senior management, board of directors, external stakeholders, and auditors.

7.  Assists in the selection of staff, providing training and instruction, conducting performance evaluations, overseeing staff to ensure accountability for their areas of responsibility, approving personnel actions and salaries, delegating authority to staff and determining training needs.

8.  Develops and maintain internal controls to ensure protection of Association assets.

OTHER DUTIES:

1.  May serve as the association's contact with the external auditor, Prepares the annual financial statements for their review. Review of interim financial statements and Call reports as directed

2.  May review, reclassify and book invoices and cost billings from the Farm Credit Bank of Texas for services rendered or assets purchased.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

General knowledge of accounting/financial systems. Specialized knowledge of accounting/finance principles. Specialized knowledge of cost accounting principles. General knowledge of federal and state tax codes. Skill in oral and written communication. Intermediate to advanced skill level in Microsoft Office applications. Ability to perform intermediate to advanced-level accounting/financial analyses under limited supervision.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Frequent interaction with association departmental staff, management and directors. Occasional interaction with Farm Credit Bank of Texas staff. Occasional interaction with area professionals who deal with the association in the normal course of business.

NOTICE:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the supervisor.

This position may frequently become involved in or be made aware of confidential business or personal information as a result of interactions 1) arising under its Job Purpose and Scope, 2) arising from other assigned responsibilities or 3) with other employees. It is an expectation and requirement of the job that confidential information of the bank, its associations and their customers be handled in a professional manner and not be disclosed without approval or used for personal gain.

Non-compliance with privacy or confidential information requirements or expectations can result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Regular attendance is required in this job.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

  

TO APPLY:

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume and salary requirements or request for additional information to the contact below. All requested information must be provided in order to be considered for this position.

John Caron, HR Specialist

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Ag New Mexico Farm Credit Services, ACA

4501 N Prince

Clovis, New Mexico 88101

Phone: 575-762-3828 / Fax: 575-762-5616

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