Employment

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Controller/Accountant

Full Time

To oversee all day to day financial, accounting, and administrative procedures to include managing overall office procedures, and supervising office personnel. The controller will have primary control over all aspects of financial management and develop internal control policies and procedures.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports.
  • Manage month-end and year-end closing processes.
  • Oversee financial reporting and management reporting.
  • Develop quarterly forecasts and annual budget, ensure deviations from budget are properly investigated.
  • Create and provide management with various reports to help analyze and manage the business.
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliation by analyzing and researching variances and discrepancies in inventory, as well as perform monthly inventory entries for month-end close.
  • Control and report on inventory management, vendor payment management.
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting, develop reliable cash flow projection process.
  • Account for all daily cash flow from retail sales, customer payments.
  • Provide documentation and assist with external/internal audits for independent auditors.
  • Work closely with accountants, banking, and insurance professionals.
  • Ensure strong control policies and procedures are in place and executed within operations and finance.
  • Oversee Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll processes and employees.
  • Hire, train, and supervise employees performing clerical, customer service, accounting, billing, collections, and payroll duties.
  • Ensure all customer statements are processed and mailed.
  • Reconcile customer accounts and bills, analyze discrepancies.
  • Attend all board meetings and take meeting minutes.
  • Supervise the development and maintenance of all Co-op stockholder records and promote customers’ understanding of and participation in the membership of the Co-op.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance preferred.
  • 5-7 years of accounting experience in a retail environment preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of prior management experience, A/P, and A/R required.
  • Ability to learn new systems, inventory controls, and Epicore Point of Sale system.
  • Be proficient in MS Office Programs, QuickBooks, and Agris.
  • Have excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Exceptional decision-making, problem-solving, analytical, and organizational skills required.
  • Must have a high degree of professionalism and ethical standards or conduct.
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to proactively manage multiple obligations and projects.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

 

Preferred Qualifications (Desired)

  • Previous accounting experience in retail and farm related categories.
  • Farming background and understanding.
  • Accounting experience with grain or agronomy.
  • Knowledge in the agriculture industry.
  • Understanding of how a Cooperative operates.

 

Employee Benefits

  • Full time employees receive medical, dental, prescription, vision insurance.
  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Paid holidays

 

This is a full-time, salaried position to work 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, with occasional weekends.

Feed Warehouse Worker

Full Time

This is a full-time, benefited position at our main store.  This is a physically demanding position involving the loading of customer orders, bagging bulk fertilizer and loading vehicles with bulk farm supply products while providing excellent customer service to our patrons.

 

Duties:

·         Loading customer orders, picking fence products to complete orders.

·         Loading feed/hay/grain and bagged feed products.

·         Accurate weighing, handling of grass seed mixes. 

·         Hand loading customer orders, to be courteous and friendly to complete order. 

·         Greet customers and load custom feed blends for customers from warehouse and lot products.

·         Assist with providing product information for feed/fertilizer/landscape/fencing/farm products.

·         Keep warehouse and work area neat, clean, and orderly; daily cleaning is required.

·         Performs general maintenance, upkeep and housekeeping of warehouse, outside storage, and buildings maintaining a neat and clean work environment.

·         Exposure to constant dust or airborne particles to be expected.

·         Frequently exposed to outside weather conditions including rain, cold, dust, vibration, climb stairs and ladders.

 

Qualifications:

·         Feed/grain/fertilizer/landscape/fencing/farm ranch industry experience preferred.

·         Able to frequently lift 50# bags, bend, stoop, lift, reach, crouch, stand, and climb or balance.

·         Able to climb ladders, stairs, and bins.

·         Clean driving record.

·         6 months forklift experience preferred.

·         Ability to adapt to changing work conditions.

·         Must be able to work independently, and be self-motivated.

·         Must be detail oriented, with good time management and problem solving skills.

·         Must have excellent communication, both verbal and written.

·         Specific vision abilities required to distinguish color, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.  

·         Must be able to sustain exposure to moving mechanical parts and constant dust or airborne particles. 

·         Must pass drug screen. 

 

Benefits:

·         Full time employees receive medical, dental, prescription, vision insurance.

·         401K retirement plan.

·         Employee discount program.

·         Paid vacation and personnel days

·         Paid holidays.

 

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.  Hours of operation are 8:00am – 6:00pm.  Weekend work to be expected.  Rate of pay DOE.

Apparel Clerk

Part Time

This position will assist customers with products within apparel and footwear areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer customer questions, deal with customer special orders, engage with customers to make product selections.
  • Greet customers to escort them to dressing rooms.
  • Face and recover products for sales displays
  • Attach price labels and the use of electronic label guns.
  • Colorize and stylize merchandise product according to hanging standards, with attention to detail.
  • Keep the store clean, neat, tidy and vacuum of floors.

Requirements:

  • Friendly customer service skills, ability to initiate contact with customers through positive interaction.
  • Must be polite and helpful to customers and coworkers, ability to get along in a team environment.
  • Ability to assist customers with footwear and boots, lace and check sizes.
  • Ability to stock merchandise, repetitive movement to stock shelves and racks.
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Ability to fold, snap, zip, colorize, stack, and sort product by size.
  • Possess detailed understanding of how merchandise is to be displayed.
  • Weekend work is expected.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen

Employee Benefits:

  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid holidays and sick time off.

 

The position will work 4-8 hours per day, 20-30 hours per week.

Convenience Store Cashier

Part Time

This is a part-time cashier position for the Shell Convenience Store to work any shift, including graveyard. This position requires outstanding customer service skills to greet customers and accurately process checkout of customer transactions. Prior cashier and deli experience preferred.

 

Requirements:

  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Be self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Be organized with attention to detail.
  • Have a neat and clean appearance.
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Must be reliable and have the ability to work a varied schedule.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Employee Benefits:

  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid holidays and sick time off.

 

To work 24-29 hours per week with the schedule to vary each week. We are open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day including holidays.

CDL Driver – Landscape Delivery

Full Time

This position is at our Fertilizer/Landscape Facility delivering products to our local customers as well as assisting and loading customers with landscape materials. A high level of customer interaction which requires excellent customer service skills.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Excellent Driving Record
  • Current DOT Medical Card
  • Doubles/Triples Endorsement
  • Knowledge of Local Area
  • Friendly & Outgoing Personality

 

Employee Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, prescription, and vision benefits
  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid holidays and sick time off.

This is a full-time position with benefits, will work 40 hours per week including some Saturdays.

Cashier

Part Time

This is a part-time cashier position to work for all checkout counters. This position requires outstanding customer service skills to greet customers and accurately process checkout of customer transactions. Prior retail experience preferred.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to perform arithmetic calculations.
  • Be organized with attention to detail.
  • Have a neat and clean appearance.
  • Be friendly and courteous.
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers and co-workers.
  • Must be reliable and punctual.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

 

Employee Benefits:

  • 401K retirement plan.
  • Employee discount program.
  • Paid holidays and sick time off.

The work schedule will vary from week to week. We are open 7 days a week and weekend work is to be expected The position will work 4 to 8 hours per day, 20-30 hours per week.

Douglas County Farmer’s Co-op is an Equal Opportunity Employer