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Finance - Accountant I (Cedar Rapids, IA)

Do you have a strong mathematical aptitude and enjoy working with numbers? Are you seeking an opportunity to develop your corporate accounting skills? Are you looking to join an ambitious and dynamic company?

GreatAmerica Financial Services is a highly successful entrepreneurial company providing equipment financing to businesses across the United States. Our exemplary customer service, our principle-centered business philosophy and our team-based operating approach are key to our success and growth.

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.

We Are Looking to Add a Key Member to Accounting Team!

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

As an Accountant I, you’ll:

  • Develop Your Accounting Skills as you:
    • 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.
  • Have Leadership and Team Support!
    • Work in a team-based solution-oriented environment with Finance and Accounting professionals.
    • You will have dedicated Leadership there to provide support in your role and the execution on our mission to help our customers achieve greater success.

You’ll work hard, you’ll have fun, and you’ll enjoy:

  • Career development and advancement opportunities
  • A strong organizational culture focused on our greatest asset: you!

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. CPA, MBA, or other related advanced degrees and certifications a plus.
  • An experience level of a new college graduate to 1-3 years of accounting, treasury, and/or finance experience
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and demonstrate sound business judgment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and possess outstanding computer skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • A strong sense of urgency. This role will likely include periodic large project-oriented demands with tight deadlines requiring more than standard work hours and the need to respond quickly.
  • To be an organized, creative team-player with initiative who responds well to challenges.

At GreatAmerica, we’re looking to grow our business through our people. Are you looking to grow your career? If so, submit your application at Be sure to fully complete the form, including your resume, and complete the Predictive Index assessment. 

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for employment authorization.