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Mountain View Co-op BOOKKEEPER AND CLERK in Fort Benton, Montana


Job Details

Job Location

Fort Benton C-Store - Fort Benton, MT

Position Type

Full Time



The Assistant Bookkeeper (AB) is responsible for assisting with inventory, daily accuracy, and cycle counts for Mountain View Co-op (MVC) products and services. The AB must maintain a positive and cooperative attitude that promotes teamwork, integrity, honesty, and helpfulness. They must embrace and exhibit MVC’s philosophy and culture of customer service.



Reports to the Location Manager.




  • Establish and maintain a positive customer service experience.

  • Establish and maintain a positive experience for MVC customers, clients, and vendors, through professional interpersonal interactions.

  • Report for duty in a fit condition, complying with the location dress code and acceptable personal hygiene.

  • Inform all customers of any safe product handling procedures.

  • Ensure the location is properly stocked and faced.

  • Ensure that all perishable products are rotated and refrigerated as required.

  • Be aware of all promotions and specials and educate customers.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly location.

  • Maintain MVC’s credit policy.

  • Maintain accurate cash control.

  • Ensure that if any Triple E/Epicor transaction has an error, enough information is provided in order to balance the fuels.

  • Input and reconcile daily tickets.

  • File and maintain records.

  • Balance and settle incoming and outgoing invoicing.

  • Responsible for daily deposit input.

  • Maintain pricing for all accounts.

  • Responsible for monthly/annual inventory input.

  • Assist with inventory and monthly cycle counts.

  • Process stock additions and customer billing.

  • Assist with purchasing and pricing of products in the location.

  • Handle any customer complaints in a prompt and professional manner.

  • Provide feedback to Managers, reporting significant discrepancies per company policy.

  • Practice and encourage workplace safety.

  • Handle and work in proximity to flammable materials, such as diesel fuel, unleaded gasoline, kerosene, and propane, as well as toxic chemicals, such as herbicides and other agricultural chemicals which affect public safety or public health.

  • Other duties as assigned.



    Knowledge and understanding of:

  • Phone etiquette

  • Customer service

  • Industry metrics

  • Word processing and spreadsheet programs (Word and Excel)

  • Safety rules, procedures, and practices

    Ability to:

  • Establish effective working relationships with management, co-workers, and the general public.

  • Report to work on-time and as scheduled.

  • Work independently, efficiently, and handle multiple priorities.

  • Deal with conflict in a professional manner.

  • Communicate effectively with others in both technical and non-technical terms.

  • Operate a personal computer utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications appropriate to the assigned duties.

  • Follow verbal and written instructions.





  • High School diploma or GED

    Preferred Experience:

  • Two (2) years customer service experience


  • Valid Driver’s License issued by the State of Montana



    The physical demands described herein are representative of those that are required by the employee in order to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship.


    Essential Physical Abilities:

  • Clarity of speech and hearing that permits the employee to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.

  • Clarity of vision to include; near and far vision, ability to focus while operating computers and viewing monitors, and ability to read printed materials.

  • Manual dexterity that permits the employee to operate a personal computer, organize files, handle products, and operate office equipment.

  • Personal mobility that permits the employee to enter, operate, and exit motor vehicles.

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.

  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, and reach for the duration of the shift.

  • Ability to occasionally stoop, kneel, and climb.

    Working Conditions:

  • Work is generally performed in an office environment.

  • Travel in and outside of the county to attend meetings, etc. in all weather conditions.

  • Various noise levels are present in the work environment, from low to moderately loud.



    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive, all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the employee.



    MVC is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected category including; race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, disability, age, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.


    MVC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in its employment, services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Human Resources at 406-453-5900.