As an Accountant at Southside Electric Cooperative, you know your accounting principles and the full accounting process end to end. You are responsible for providing complete and accurate financial records and reports in accordance with established accounting policies and procedures. You are committed to the assurance that corporate operating reports and financial statements accurately present the financial position and results of operations of the organization.
Your primary responsibilities will be Accounts Payable and payroll including the preparation of biweekly and special payroll checks, tax deposits, and miscellaneous deduction payments; performing account analysis of general ledger accounts and subsidiary records. Additionally, you will receive, process, and assign proper accounting codes to, and ensure accuracy of, invoices for payments, and print and prepare checks for mailing.
Other essential functions include, but are not limited to: Assisting with the coordination of monthly and annual closing of corporate books. Assisting with the maintenance of detailed depreciation schedules of all electric plants in service. Maintaining and updating current and accurate record of account numbers, descriptions, and related cost.
Analyzing and solving problems is what you do. You are a strong communicator and aren't afraid of tight deadlines or multiple tasks. You are eager to learn Cooperative processes and operations and share our Workforce Vision of achieving high results through a motivated, skilled and knowledgeable workforce that takes pride in ownership of its work.
At Southside Electric Cooperative our Members are our first priority, therefore, our field team are first responders when the lights go out. At Headquarters, it's up to us to make sure they have exceptional support while they are working long hours in crisis situations. While it doesn't happen often, we are always ready to roll up our sleeves and pitch in when it's all hands on deck.
We offer a very competitive salary and an unrivaled benefits package in an amazing work environment. Benefits include: vacation/sick leave; fully paid employee medical, dental, and vision insurance after 90 days; employer contribution towards dependent insurance coverage; employer paid life insurance and business travel accident insurance; tuition reimbursement after one year of service; Employer HSA contribution; Employer 401(k) contribution after one year of employment; pension plan; onsite fitness center; civic / community organization reimbursement; volunteer time-off.
We are conveniently located on Route 460 West in Crewe, VA with quick access to Route 360 and an easy stress-free, toll-free drive west of Chesterfield County. Come see what you've been missing!
Applications can be found on our website at secsec.coop and must be received by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Friday, September 29, 2017 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (434) 645-3202. You may also bring your completed application to the Southside Electric Cooperative Headquarters Office located at 2000 W. Virginia Avenue, Crewe, VA. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes by mail.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
WE ARE PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER.
You've been working in the accounting field for at least five (5) years and are proficient in Microsoft Office applications. You can work without supervision and instinctively know what must be done for the success of the Cooperative.
We prefer Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting experience, but will train the right candidate. National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) software is desired, but not a requirement.
Bachelors degree in accounting or finance preferred; CPA License preferred, but not a requirement.
Because we offer services directly to the United States Government, by law, documents to establish identity and employment eligibility are required.
Offers of employment are conditional upon a negative alcohol and controlled substance test.
Additional Salary Information: $26.42 is the minimum hourly rate for this position. Actual rate will be based upon experience and education. This is a non-exempt position; you will be paid for any overtime hours.
We're SEC, your member-owned electric cooperative since 1937. Headquartered in Crewe, VA, we serve 55,000 homes and businesses in 18 counties across central & southside Virginia. Our district offices are located in Altavista, Dinwiddie, Powhatan, and Crewe.
Providing exemplary service is not simply an aspirational goal, rather, it is something we take pride in continually delivering. The relati...onship we have with the member-owners of SEC matters to us, and we work hard every day to prove this through our actions. We recognize that our members expect to receive a quality of service which surpasses that typically associated with simply being a “customer” of an investor-owned utility.
SEC strives to provide safe, reliable electricity and related services at the highest value to our member-owners. We exist to enhance the quality of life of the communities in which we serve and live. We achieve this mission by our actions that demonstrate integrity, fiscal responsibility, member engagement, community involvement, and by living out the cooperative principles.
SEC will be a model of service excellence achieving significant improvements in customer satisfaction and reliability. We put our members first and are known for strong member relations and an engaged membership that respects and understands the value of SEC as a cooperative.
We will continuously strive to achieve a strong financial performance that stabilizes rates and improves the value for our members.
We will strive to be known as a progressive system, with a strong safety culture, high performance standards and best business practices that optimally applies technology to improve service and efficiency.
We are known as good stewards for the environment with an emphasis on providing meaningful conservations programs and economical renewable energy options.
We will achieve high results through motivated, skilled and knowledgeable workforce that takes pride in ownership of its work and is prepared to take Southside through the future years. We will achieve a positive workplace culture where the Board, Manager and Staff live out its core values.