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Accounting Assistant

Company: FBL Financial Group, Inc.
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Accounting AssistantDo you have strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, and past accounting experience? Are you a hard worker with high initiative, a positive attitude and able to work with limited direction? Do you consider yourself a highly detailed individual? If so, this Accounting Assistant opportunity may be a great fit for you!Who We Are: At Iowa Farm Bureau, we are committed to the people, progress, and pride of Iowa. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is a leading organization that advocates for the sustained success of agriculture, Iowa's farm families and their communities. An organization where some of Iowa's most talented people, drawn to the service of farm families, have come to develop rewarding and long-lasting careers. As the most respected grassroots farm organization in the state, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation offers a unique opportunity to be an advocate for farmers in a dynamic and challenging environment.What You'll Do: As an Accounting Assistant, you will perform diversified accounting and administrative duties for the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and affiliated companies. This will include maintaining and assisting in general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll functions for various companies and County Farm Bureau's (CFB) utilizing Centralized Accounting Service. You will also be responsibility for maintaining the IFBF Fleet System and preparing regular and special reports as necessary.What It Takes to Join Our Team:Associates degree in accounting required plus at least one year of relevant experience. In lieu of an Associate Degree, must have at least four years of relevant work experience.Basic knowledge of accounting systems and principles is required.Microsoft Office experience required - Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.Must be detail oriented and have good research, analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills.Proficient with 10-key calculator.Some travel may be required.Work from our office in West Des Moines, Iowa.Reasonably regular and predictable attendance.What We Offer You: When you're on our team, you get more than a great paycheck. We offer a 401K with match, a defined benefit retirement plan, an incentive bonus, student loan repayment assistance, low cost health, dental, and vision benefits, and life and disability insurance options. We also offer paid time off, including holidays, and teams who know how to have fun. Work/life balance is extremely important to this team, while we work hard we also understand that while work is important, it's not the only thing. Add to that an onsite wellness facility with fitness classes and programs, a daycare center, a cafeteria, and even an onsite medical clinic. Iowa Farm Bureau....where the grass really IS greener!If you're interested in joining a company that has a long history of stability, one that appreciates its employees and offers great benefits, we invite you to apply today!Work Authorization/Sponsorship: Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We are not able to sponsor now or in the future, or take over sponsorship of, an employment visa or work authorization for this role. For example, we are not able to sponsor OPT status.

Keywords: FBL Financial Group, Inc., West Des Moines , Accounting Assistant, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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