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GROWMARK Credit Intern - GROWMARK, Inc. - Bloomington, IL

GROWMARK is an agricultural cooperative serving almost 400,000 customers across North America, providing agronomy, energy, facility engineering and construction, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by its member cooperatives. GROWMARK also owns and operates SEEDWAY, the largest full-line seed company in the United States. More information is available at growmark.com.

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PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT 

 

Serves as the Credit intern under the direction of the Corporate Credit Manager, trains and assists with general Treasury Division functions. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

 

  • Develop a working knowledge of wholesale credit department operations and the underwriting process.   

 

  • Gather credit information and follow-up with customers as required. 

 

  • Use imaging software to catalog credit information into electronic credit files.  

 

  • Use analytical software to spread financial statements for quantitative analysis. 

 

  • Prepare reports for credit limit approvals. 

 

  • Assist with development of technology and procedures to improve processing of credit applications, annual account reviews, and account information maintenance.  

 

  • Work with IT division and credit department to cleanse and confirm data for use with new databases and computer software platforms.   

 

  • Develop detailed procedures and best practices for use of the new programs and technology.   

 

  • Review and adjust credit policy guidelines to match best practices. 

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS 

 

  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. 

 

  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

 

  • Must be pursuing an accounting, finance, or related degree at a 4-year university with the status of at least a second semester junior or first semester senior in good academic standing at time the internship begins. 

 

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently. 

 

  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. 

 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed. 

 

  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. 

 

 

WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE 

 

  • We value relationships and people first and foremost 

 

  • We are a company that is committed to being an innovation leader in the agriculture industry  

 

  • We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources 

 

  • We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities 

 

 

WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT US 

 

The GROWMARK Internship Program has been in existence for 63 years. The program has given over 1,350 students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the FS GROWMARK System “home” today!  

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, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.

 


Nearest Major Market: Bloomington IL
Nearest Secondary Market: Normal

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