Business Operations Analyst - Piatt County Service Company - Monticello, IL

The FS brand represents a standard of excellence for agricultural and energy-related products. It's the people who represent the FS brand that set it apart. As local cooperatives, FS Companies believe it is their responsibility to ensure that our earth, our communities, and businesses perform together, sustainably. FS Companies are committed to ensuring the continued profitability for the company, their owners, and their customers, while enacting to help the environment and greater good.




Under the direction of the Director of Finance and Business Operations, demonstrates strong interpersonal and business skills and will be responsible for a variety of tasks; including but not limited to being the primary point of contact and expert user for analytical tools, assistant to our Agri-Finance Program and other business operational duties. Performs all job functions in a timely and accurate manner to increase customer satisfaction and maintain the reputation and profitability of the organization.




Communicate effectively with customers over the telephone and in person to answer questions, resolve concerns, and direct requests appropriately.


Super User of Analytical Tools

    • Super user of Agvance Analytics, FS Optics, SAP Analytics
    • Set up, customize, and maintain reports in these tools to provide valuable insights to various departments
    • Test the validity of data and reports generated by these tools to ensure accuracy and reliability
    • Stay updated on new enhancements and features of the analytical tools and implement them as appropriate to improve efficiency and effectiveness


Assistant to our Agri-Finance Program:

  • Assist in communication and marketing with customers regarding the programs, addressing inquiries and providing support as needed
  • Aid in the enrollment process for customers interested in the financing program, ensuring all necessary documentation is completed accurately and timely
  • Assist in managing monthly draws and reconciliations for the Agri-Finance program


Accounting Duties:

  • Account reconciliations; investigating discrepancies and resolving issues promptly to ensure accuracy in financial records
  • Assist in managing leases, including tracking lease agreements and maintaining lease records accurately
  • Assist in accounts payable processing, verifying invoices
  • Provide backup support to agronomy locations during busy times, assisting with various operational tasks as needed to ensure smooth functioning of the business
  • Assists in monthly close process


Establish and maintain the professional image of the office


Pays close attention to detail, prioritizes work daily and displays organizational skills to keep up with the continuously changing demands and development of this role.


Performs all other duties as assigned




Bachelor's degree in Agri Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field.


Demonstrates ability to problem-solve and multi-task in an intense, fast-paced environment


Strong analytical skills with proficiency in data analysis and interpretation.


Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact effectively with internal teams and external customers


Knowledge of accounting principles and experience with account reconciliations and accounts payable processing


Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment


Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple responsibilities effectively


Ability to work seasonal hours over 55 hours/week, ability to work Saturdays on a flexible schedule


Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record


Casual office attire


FS. Bringing You What's Next. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

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