GreenStone Farm Credit Services is a $6 billion financial services institution with 450 employees in 37 locations throughout Michigan and northeast Wisconsin. GreenStone provides short term and long term credit to our customers, as well as a variety of other products and services, such as crop insurance, life and disability insurance, accounting services, tax planning and preparation, and appraisals
The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding service, which exceeds customers’ expectations. The incumbent will complete individual, partnership, or business tax returns or other activities related to these returns. The incumbent is responsible for providing timely and accurate farm records to customers, including on-farm accounting services..
Gather necessary information from customer via telephone or face-to-face interview to be used for completion of tax services
Complete individual and business income tax returns, extensions and amendments
Actively and aggressively market tax and accounting services by devoting time making sales calls to existing and prospective customers. Make on-farm sales calls with Financial Services Officers as requested
Conduct audit and tax planning services and advise clients regarding effects of business activities on taxes
Ensures that client complies with periodic payment, information reporting, and other taxing authority requirements
Actively up-sell and cross-sell products and make referrals to other GreenStone sales staff
Establish ongoing prospecting plans and activities and pursue referrals from other GreenStone staff.
Gather information and build customer relationships by listening to their needs, identifying latent needs and providing solutions or alternatives
Perform monthly payroll and accounts payable function for customers either on farm or service bureau using AgManager or Quickbooks
Prepare 1099 forms for customers as necessary
Perform miscellaneous accounting duties for customers as required.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Minimum of 2 years of experience in tax or accounting
Possession of Enrolled Agent certification or CPA is preferred
Must pass the Farm Credit Income Tax Certificaion Exam
Strong understanding of tax laws and accounting principals
Agricultural background is highly desired.
Here's What We Can Offer You...
GreenStone has an outstanding Total Rewards package, which includes, but is not limited to:
Salary commensurate with experience
15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 10 paid holidays per year
401(k) plan – up to a 9% employer contribution/match
Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D benefits, etc.
$100/year Logo Wear allowance
$400/year Computer Subsidy/Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement ($3,750 for BA, $5,250 for MA, per year)
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