Consolidated Electric Cooperative is seeking a qualified, self-motivated person to fill the position of Manager of Finance & Accounting. The person in this position functions as the chief financial officer of the organization, a supervisor and reports directly to the general manager. The qualified candidate shall have a required bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field and minimum five years' experience. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation and/or rural electric cooperative experience is preferred.
The electric distribution cooperative serves approximately 8,000 meters, maintains 2,327 miles of energized power lines for homes, farms, businesses and C&I members in a total utility plant of $59 million. Located in Mexico, Missouri, the cooperative operates with 32 employees, a 9-member board and is an RUS, CFC and CoBank borrower.
The position is responsible for overseeing all financial functions of the cooperative including but not limited to:
Directing all general accounting activities to assure accurate and timely reporting of operating costs and revenues and of the cooperative's financial condition.
Directs, coordinates and maintains monthly finance, accounting and payroll activities, records and reports.
Coordinates and directs all audit and tax compliance requirements and activities associated with federal and state mandates, assuring timely completion and filing.
Coordinates accounting activities for capital credit allocation and retirement.
Develops short and long term financial plans including cash management and recommends strategies to obtain stated financial goals to assure adequate cash flows and working capital.
Coordinates the development of the annual budget.
Coordinates the preparation of loan applications in conjunction with the construction work plan to obtain needed capital for plan expansion and board-approved projects.
Directs the investment of available funds consistent with mortgage requirement policies to maximize interest earnings.
Monitors progress and costs incurred in carrying out departmental work plans and budgets; prepares regular reports to the General Manager to assure compliance with program goals and budget levels to serve as the basis for strategic planning.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office.
Consolidated Electric Cooperative offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a benefit package that includes the NRECA RS defined benefit, 401K retirement, medical, vision and life insurance plans.
Resumes can be sent in confidence to:
Consolidated Electric Cooperative
ATTN: Manager Finance & Accounting
PO Box 540
Mexico, MO 65265
or email: email@example.com
Consolidated Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer