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Accountant I (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Position Summary

About GreatAmerica:

GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. While GreatAmerica has grown to more than 600 team members, our entrepreneurial spirit remains and endless opportunities lie ahead. We have experienced unparalleled year over year growth since our founding in 1992.


GreatAmerica is structured in cross functional teams that allow individuals to make informed decisions that benefit the company and our customers. There is no doubt in our minds we are building the greatest company of its kind, offering the finest products and services available anywhere. When you are part of the GreatAmerica team, you are part of the future, part of an opportunity to grow professionally and to reach your potential while enjoying your work.

Position Summary

The Accountant I is primarily responsible for ensuring that generally accepted accounting principles are followed in the preparation and presentation of financial reports.


Essential Functions

  • Learn and understand the business (key operational drivers, accounting issues, and related market forces)
  • Understand the accounting impact of all relevant transactions and documents to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Financial Statement preparation and analysis.
  • General ledger account reconciliation.
  • Participate in month and year end closing.
  • Assist with annual financial statement audit.
  • Prepare and audit recurring operational reports.
  • Prepare monthly reporting for various external customer programs.
  • Provide an outstanding GreatAmerica experience to all customers.
Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications




For all GreatAmerica team members:  Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacious, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability


For this position: Detail Oriented, Accuracy, Accountability, Decision Making, Problem Solving, Planning, Time Management, Relationship Building, and Analytical


Education: BA/BS in Accounting/Finance. 


Experience: Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of accounting experience. 


Skills and Abilities


Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Excel with a working knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications required.