Chief Financial Officer – Iowa – Rock Valley
POSITION: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) NAME:Cooperative Farmers ElevatorLOCATION: Rock Valley, IACooperative Farmers Elevator (CFE) is a farmer-owned cooperative that was established September 1, 2015 by merging Cooperative Elevator Association, Farmers Elevator Coop and United Farmers Coop. Farmers Elevator Coop was established in 1899 and the other two coops were both established in 1908. Today, CFE has 19 locations serving over 3,000 members. The main office is in Ocheyedan, Iowa and the CFO office is located in Rock Valley, Iowa.
Rock Valley, Iowa is a community with 3,626 residents (2014 census) located in Sioux County in northwestern Iowa. Orange City (population of 6,151) is the county seat of Sioux County. Rock Valley, IA is located about 50 miles southeast of Sioux Falls, SD (population of 165,000). Sioux County is in a rich agricultural area and supports a diverse blend of agriculture, commerce, industry, and tourism. More information on the cooperative is available at www.coopfe.comMore information on the community is available at www.siouxcounty.org COMPANY HIGH LIGHTS:The Board of Directors of this member cooperative provide direction and guidance to the CEO who oversees all aspects of the operation with a focus on safety, profitability, and growth.
The Chief Financial Officer will report directly to the CEO and will be an important member of the management team for CFE. 301 full time employees, 46 part time and 44 seasonal employees provide quality products and an excellent level of service to cooperative members and customers alike.Skills:
REQUIREMENTS:CFE is seeking a highly successful CFO with a proven record of accomplishment. The new CFO will plan, implement, manage, and control all financial related activities of the company. The CFO will have responsibility for providing financial projections, accounting services and preparing plans for growth. The CFO shall also direct staff in their development, report accurate financial results and monitor control systems designed to preserve company assets. Candidates must be computer competent and competent in all phases of accounting. Preferred candidates will have a general understanding of all products/services provided to members. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to think strategically. A more detailed job description is available. APPLICATION DEADLINE:January 31, 2017RECRUITER: Larry Wojchik: 715-781-2906