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Date:  Jun 13, 2024

Tremont, IL, US

Workplace Type:  Onsite


Company Overview 

Precision Planting is a leading provider of agriculture technologies for farmers who Believe in Better™ with a focus on creating solutions for current agronomic issues and providing practical educational resources. Precision Planting products upgrade the performance of farmers’ existing agricultural equipment. Our global company is represented by a network of more than 600 dealerships and offers technologies to farmers and agricultural equipment manufacturers worldwide. Our team at Precision Planting continues to grow without sacrificing our valued company culture. We are proud of the hardworking, creative, and passionate people that symbolize our brand. We continue to grow our product lineup through their high integrity, high performance, and collaboration. If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you. 



About the Job: 

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Controller.  This individual will be responsible for the accuracy and integrity of all financial information for the Precision Planting business.  The person should enjoy working in a very dynamic, fast-paced environment.  We are looking for a hands-on, roll up your sleeves type of manager who is comfortable living in the details and has the ability to understand the big picture.          



  • Prepare, review and finalize monthly financial statements and present to the AGCO Corporate Controllership team  

  • Provides expertise and support during external and internal audits, Balance Sheet review and other statutory requests  

  • Ensures compliance with all Corporate Policies, Financial SOX controls and GAAP  

  • Drive for efficiencies and optimization of overall finance support utilizing new system tools and functionalities while ensuring financial integrity is maintained at all times in all reporting systems  

  • Provides financial expertise on strengthening and expediting business processes and procedures   

  • Responsible for yearly inventory costing and sales price review  

  • Acts as Precision Planting liaison with AGCO Corporate Treasury and responsible for weekly cash flow forecasting   

  • Supervision of and responsibility for training, providing guidance, and oversight for the Precision Planting Accounting Team  

  • Provide monthly management reports and metrics analysis to the Precision Planting Leadership Team in support of sales volume, cost understanding, and variance analysis  

  • Oversee all functions of accounting systems including general ledger and the preparation of the monthly financial statements   

  • Drive effective Capital Expenses planning tied to business objectives  

  • Provide leadership to successful implementation of a new ERP across all Precision Planting sites  


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 7+ years of Accounting or Finance experience  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting  

  • Solid financial knowledge including GAAP   

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel & Power Point  

  • Understanding of cost accounting   

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • CPA or MBA 

  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop business partnerships with both finance and non-finance customers 

  • Organized and detail oriented with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high volume and deadline-oriented environment  

  • Results oriented – Autonomous and self-driven with an “act as owner” mentality.  Problem solving skills  

  • Agility – Ability to perform in ambiguous situations often with incomplete information. Willingness to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and changing priorities  

  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills   

  • Need to be confident with the ability to persuade and influence others  

  • Desire to drive continuous process improvements  

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains  


What We Offer:  

  • Competitive Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision, & Mental Health)  

  • Life and AD&D Insurance  

  • Paid Parental Leave 

  • Fertility Benefits 

  • Pet Insurance 

  • 401(k) with employer match   

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 

  • Paid Holidays 

  • Education Assistance 


AGCO is an equal opportunity employer. 





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