Controller - Ludlow Coop - Ludlow, IL
Ludlow, IL 
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Job Description

COMPANY: Ludlow Coop




Under the direction of the General Manager, directs the accounting and financial reporting, internal controls and tax compliance activities of the company; provides budgeting and forecasting leadership; provides computer support leadership; and serves as the benefits administrator for all company benefit programs.


  • Responsible for accounting, account structure, recording of accounting entries related to business activities, financial reporting, and internal control structure.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a set of internal controls.
  • Provides direction, controls, and recommendations to management about the financial and payroll activities.
  • Prepares financial reports and budgets that summarize and forecast business activity and financial position.
  • Develops and implements policies, priorities, and procedures relating to financial management, accounting, and payroll.
  • Responsible for preparing audit materials and completing annual audit conducted by external auditors.
  • Develops and implements tax strategies, planning, and compliance for all federal, state, and local taxes. Maintains tax records and conducts tax projects.
  • Represents company in dealing with federal and state grain examiners and implements appropriate policies and procedures to satisfy federal and state regulations. Prepares reports required by the regulatory agencies.
  • Evaluates need for procurement of funds and investment of surplus. Advises management on investments and loans for short and long range financial plans.
  • Analyzes and organizes office operations and procedures to provide coverage for all accounting, payroll, personnel, and administrative responsibilities.
  • Responsible for Information Technology maintenance along with software and hardware upgrades. maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Normally requires a college degree in accounting or finance, at least 6 years of accounting, and at least 3 years of grain accounting experience.
  • Proven team building skills and the ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge of the "Agris" Grain Accounting System a plus.
  • Proven professional communication, customer service, persuasion, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated organization, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven computer skills and the ability to use the computer to enhance business processes.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to work hours beyond those considered normal.

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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