Central Scott Telephone

Central Scott Telephone and Subsidiaries is seeking a Controller for its Accounting and Finance department located in Eldridge, IA.  Eldridge is located just north of the Quad Cities metro-area offering access to amenities often missing in a small-town environment.
This position will be training with the current Controller who is retiring in 2022. This role reports directly to the CFO who has been with Central Scott Telephone since 1998. In this role you will support the operations of Central Scott Telephone in Eldridge, IA, Cuba City Telephone and Belmont Telephone in WI, as well as CLEC operations in the Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois and Dubuque, IA.
Job Functions:

  • Assist with the preparation of Financial Statements and related analysis
  • Regulatory filings with State and National government bodies
  • Maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts, making appropriate adjustments on a timely basis
  • Prepare supporting schedules and explanations for external auditors
  • Compilation of Data for corporate office and regulatory agencies
  • Assist with annual budget preparation, forecast adjustments and annual financial audit
  • Supervise accounts payable and payroll functions to insure accurate processing
  • Other assignments as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related business field required
  • Strong working knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is essential
  • CPA license or advanced degree preferred
  • Experience with telecommunications and broadband services preferred
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in an accounting role preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Presents a positive and professional image
  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize work
  • Communicate with customers and coworkers in a courteous and professional manner
  • Commensurate with prior experience and in the range of $75,000 to $90,000 annually
  • Benefits as afforded other employees of Central Scott Telephone

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Every decision made at Central Scott Telephone concerning hiring, promotion, compensation, training, assignment of job responsibilities, termination, or any other aspect of the employment relationship is to be made without regard to any legally protected characteristics such as race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran’s status, or other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws. Central Scott Telephone strives for a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment, including but not limited to racial, sexual, ethnic or religious.
Primary Location: US - Eldridge, IA
Work Location: 125 N Second Street, Eldridge, IA 52748
Job: Controller (Eldridge, IA)
Organization: CS Technologies and affiliated companies in Iowa and Wisconsin
Shift: Day Job, Full-time
Job Posting: August 25th, 2021
Please EMAIL cover letter, resume and salary history to: [email protected]