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Staff Accountant

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Staff Accountant, Fixed Assets and Leases


Who we are looking for:


 At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in. We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.


AGCO is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join the North American Finance team in Duluth, GA, reporting to a Manager of General Accounting. The Staff Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide support for the monthly accounting close, primarily in the areas of Fixed Assets and Leases, which includes accurately recording activity in the general ledger in accordance with US GAAP. The Staff Accountant will also provide support to the Manager of General Accounting for various facets of the monthly close. Additionally, the Staff Accountant will be an impactful and essential member of the North America finance team and be a close liaison with local functional teams, site operations management, and corporate finance teams.


What you will do:

  • Maintain fixed assets module to ensure all information is posted correctly.  Includes regional PPE roll forward and maintaining documentation regarding tax depreciation.
  • Maintain the leasing module to ensure all information is posted and maintained correctly.
  • Prepare reserve tests as assigned with analysis of reserve requirement fluctuations.
  • Prepare account reconciliations as assigned.
  • Provide support to both internal and external auditors during reviews and Sarbanes Oxley testing.
  • Identify efficiency improvements within area of responsibility.
  • Provide meaningful analysis and support for ad hoc requests, projects and other duties assigned by Management.              


What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 1-3 years of work experience in accounting, preferably with a Fortune 500 organization
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of JDE/SAP/OneStream preferred
  • Proven ability to identify and implement process improvement.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills, analytical skills and critical thinking skills


What we offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.

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