Employment Opportunity: CONTROLLER

First Farmers State Bank is seeking to hire a Controller.


This individual would develop and maintain accounting information on income, expenses, assets, liabilities and capital as a basis for management planning and decision making, and for fulfilling financial and regulatory reporting requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for general ledger reconciliation, analysis of financial accounts, fixed asset accounting and preparation of journal entries.
  • Be a member of Asset/Liability committee and manage ALM software.
  • Manage the bank’s audit function and manage relationships with outside auditors.
  • Manage the bank’s investment accounting activities, including proper classification, risk weighting, and pledging.
  • Manages the bank’s relationship with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.
  • Assist with Trust Department accounting functions.
  • Work closely with Chief Financial Officer and ideally assume the role of CFO in five years or less.

This position requires a minimum of five years bank accounting experience or equivalent.

Please be certain you meet the aforementioned criteria before applying. Interested and qualified applicants should send their resumes to:
First Farmers State Bank
Attn: Brian Schroeder
P.O. Box 800
Minier, IL 61759

Resumes can also be emailed to brians@firstfarmers.com.

First Farmers State Bank is a Community bank located in Central Illinois with locations in Minier, Delavan and Bloomington.  The bank offers a comprehensive benefit package. Employees at First Farmers have the opportunity of bank ownership through the bank’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer