Senior Accountant

Jessica Scott is the Senior Accountant for the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA). As Senior Accountant, Jessica is responsible for the review and recording of all checkoff and non-checkoff program expenditures. She works closely with ISA vendors to ensure expenditure accuracy and adherence to Federal compliance standards. Jessica leads ISA’s annual contracting process, and she reports on the financial status of each program and related contracts throughout the year.

Prior to joining ISA, Jessica spent a year at Country Financial as an audit intern, where she performed various types of internal audits and assisted external auditor, Ernst & Young. Scott is an alumna of Illinois State University where she graduated with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Professional Accountancy. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Illinois CPA Society.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys watching sports with her husband, gardening, and snuggling her daughter and cat. On any given summer afternoon, you’ll hear the Chicago Cubs game playing from her office.

Focus areas
Program/contract compliance
Program expenditures/reporting
Vendor/database management