Ames National Corporation is looking for a Controller to join our team! The Controller assists in coordinating the financial activities of Ames National Corporation and affiliate banks. This position coordinates and performs accounting functions, financial reporting, regulatory reporting, financial planning, budget reporting, and financial audit/tax activities.
For a detailed description of this opening, please navigate to our website www.amesnational.com and Career Opportunities section. EOE.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.
7+ years’ experience with financial institutions in the accounting area or with a CPA firm specializing in financial institutions.
CPA certification or eligible and willing to obtain CPA certification within 18 months.
Public company experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of preparing SEC reports, including Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, Proxy Statement, Form 3, Form 4, Form 5 and Form 8-k.
Banking knowledge in the areas of financial planning. reporting, budgeting, and internal controls.
Advanced computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Knowledge of banking procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated analytical decision-making and problem solving skills.
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to work independently or in groups.
Ability to handle conflict and resolve employee issues.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent internal customer service skills.
Excellent organization and time management skills.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
About Ames National Corporation
Ames National Corporation is a multi-bank holding company with five central Iowa banks operating in nine communities from fourteen banking offices. The Corporation was established in 1975 to serve as a holding company for First National Bank, Ames, Iowa. Since that time, State Bank & Trust Co., Nevada, Boone Bank & Trust Co., Boone, Reliance State Bank, Story City, and United Bank & Trust, Marshalltown have affiliated with the Corporation. With total assets of over $1.4 billion as of December 31, 2018, the Corporation is the 7th largest Iowa-based commercial bank holding company based on total deposits.