To supervise the finance and accounting section of the Cooperative to ensure proper recording and presentation of the assets, liabilities and margins of the Cooperative; to provide financial and statistical data to management for use in the areas of financial planning, work plans and budgetary controls; to develop and maintain accounting and finance systems to help ensure that the financial resources of the Cooperative are being utilized as efficiently as possible; to consistently provide the highest level of work performance in a team oriented environment in accordance with the Cooperative’s mission, vision, and values.
EDUCATION: Require Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting field. Require CPA, Master of Accounting, or MBA.
EXPERIENCE: Require a minimum of six (6) years of work experience in the area of accounting and finance. Prefer experience in using RUS/FERC Uniform System of Accounts. Prefer working experience in the accounting and finance area of an electric utility company. Prefer emphasis in accounting systems design, financial controls, financial analysis, internal audit controls and budgetary planning. Must have at least (2) two years of supervisory experience including recommendations, guidance and counseling in a program of employee training, development, and improvement. Prefer experience in situations that involved influencing individuals outside the organization to obtain their cooperation and approval of favorable courses of action.
KNOWLEDGE: Require a working knowledge of the principles, theories and practices of accounting and finance as prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Require experience in performing spreadsheet operations on a computer utilizing Microsoft applications. Require an understanding of the principles of supervision in motivating those supervised to effective performance and a coordinated team effort. Require ability to pursue a continuous program of self-development both inside and outside of work hours in furthering his/her knowledge to develop in the job and accept increasing responsibilities.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation, one of the largest electric cooperatives in Georgia and the nation, is headquartered 50 miles northeast of Atlanta in Jefferson, Ga. The cooperative serves more than 226,194 meters. We have a strong market presence due to the reliable electric supply, personal customer service, high customer satisfaction and reasonable rates that we offer. Our ownership through Oglethorpe Power Corporation, in addition to strategic power contracts, gives us the ability to offer competitive rates.