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John Deere Accountant in Moline, Illinois

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois - Moline

Function: Accounting / Finance

Title: Accountant - 77281

Your Position:

Your Responsibilities

As an Accountant for the Equipment Operations Branch Accounting Shared Service located in Moline, IL, you will oversee and align processes for dealer billings, branch inventory transfers, and extended warranty accounting across Construction & Forestry and AG & Turf equipment operations. In addition, you will...

  • Provide subject matter expertise and implement change management for system legacy replacement projects.

  • Provide work direction, mentoring, and leadership to Finance Development Program and Part Time Student employees.

  • Interact with accounting and business professionals at John Deere Finance, Marketing, Order Fulfillment, Factories, and the Shared Services groups to solve problems and implement process change.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Three or more years of accounting/finance experience

  • Demonstrated problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills being able to communicate concisely and clearly

  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities with a strong attention to detail

  • Continuous process improvement mind-set

  • Understanding of integrated systems of internal controls

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Familiarity with SAP and legacy systems such as L043, COMAR, and RMDS

  • Prior Branch or JDF Accounting Experience

  • Ability to influence others without authority


Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here ( to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.