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John Deere Financial Coordinator, Events Marketing in Olathe, Kansas

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) - Kansas (US-KS) - Olathe

Function: Accounting / Finance

Title: Financial Coordinator, Events Marketing - 56015

Your Responsibilities

As a Financial Coordinator, Events Marketing for John Deere in Olathe, KS, you will provide support for project teams to ensure smooth operation through administrating budget information, purchase orders, vendor invoices, reporting of metrics, data analysis, etc. and ensure compliance with all finance policies, timelines, and documentation. In addition, you will:

  • Maintain accurate financial tracking information for all projects in both SAP and Workfront.

  • Engage with accounting function and/or systems to proactively gather information regarding current financial situation for all projects

  • Ensure invoices received from vendors are timely, accurate and properly assigned

  • Research issues where discrepancies occur and ensure proper resolution

  • Complete reconciliation of John Deere Financial account on behalf of team

  • Coordinate information regarding journal vouchers, interunit transaction system entries, accrual transactions, etc. to Accounting

  • Coordinate all information ensuring requisitions and purchase orders are opened and closed according to policy

  • Communicate status of purchase orders to all stakeholders effectively

  • Coordinate with Supply Management on issues involving vendors

  • Collaborate with Events Management team to ensure effective communication to key stakeholders in accounting, supply management, and vendors

  • Ensure the proper handling of contracts per policies, requests certificates of insurance, etc.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)or equivalent

  • Understanding of financial concepts such as budgets, discounted cash flow (DCF), return on investment (ROI), operating return on assets (OROA), shareholder value added (SVA), etc.

  • Experience with MS Office 365, particularly Excel

  • Experience with SAP

  • Experience with Supplier collaboration and interfacing tools/systems

  • Experience with Workfront

  • Ability to travel domestically up to 10%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Demonstrated customer service capabilities

  • Care and attention to a high level of detail and accuracy

  • Demonstrated skills in report creation and communication to various audiences

  • Experience with budgeting and capital equipment justification process

  • Experience with accounting and supply management systems and policies, ideally including the ones in place at John Deere

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in an Accounting/Finance discipline or equivalent

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.

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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.