GRAIN ACCOUNTING MANAGER
Location: Based in Red Oak, IA
Classification: Full-Time Salaried Position
Purpose: Initiate and develop strong relationships with buyers and sellers of UFC grain through meaningful presentation of grain marketing programs and accurate oversight of all incoming and outgoing grain transactions. Successful grain accounting managers will present solutions, marketing options and other services, communication, and the total value of United Farmers Cooperative, at all times, to current and potential customers. The role primarily consists of supervising grain accounting staff at all UFC locations across south western Iowa.
Proudly conveys the strengths of United Farmers Cooperative, its services, and opportunities to others, including, but not limited to customers, communities and co-workers. Approaches daily work with enthusiasm and energy. Maintains a team focus and acts as the first line of support to the UFC Grain Accounting department personnel. Is willing to serve as primary trainer and backup support as needs arise. Proactively identifies areas of process improvements and collaborates effectively with coworkers and management to enhance efficiency and success. Continues to grow personal knowledge of the grain industry, United Farmers Cooperative locations and services and the Cooperative business model to improve product recommendations and services to the Cooperative's customers.
Increase Grain Department efficiency and accuracy which will, in turn, increase customer satisfaction and employee retention. Collaborate continually with the Grain Department Manager to develop and implement strategies developed from interactions with grain sellers and buyers to grow the UFC grain departments book of business while maintaining continual exemplary data funneling to the Corporate Financial Officer.
Report activities to the Grain Department Manager and CFO on a regular basis, to achieve the goals of the position and the company efficiently and effectively. Constantly update and assist location managers and grain accounting personnel product offerings, seasonal production issues, and promotional programs. Partner with Marketing Manager and utilize all sales tools such as accounting software, customer data software program and other business solutions to enhance customer relationship for performance.
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Draw upon the resources of each end user of customer grain to fully support customers' needs. Become an unbiased expert about what offerings and strategies best suit the needs of UFC's customers. Work closely and collaboratively with location managers and the grain accounting team to communicate customer needs and assure customer expectations are met. Facilitate connections between the other department members of UFC to positively enhance customers' production by utilizing everything UFC has to offer.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: may include, but not limited to, the following:
Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and minimum level of work expected. It is not designed to cover every activity, duty, or responsibility required of the employee. The employee may be asked to perform other duties to the successful performance of the job.
Job Type: Full-time
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