Performs corporate accounting systems and practices and provides management information as requested. Assists the Accounting Supervisor in key day-to-day operations. Coordinates with other departments as necessary. Assures compliance with State and Federal laws and regulations as applicable, financial and statistical reporting, and research and analysis.
This is a temporary to hire position and the incumbent for this role will be employed through a local staffing agency and if incumbent performs well employment could be offered with Hoosier Energy after six to nine months.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs accounting and financial operations including but not limited to: A/P, A/R, and cash reconciliations. Provides guidance and problem solving assistance to clerks. Clearly communicates and escalates any problems of issues to the Accounting Supervisor when appropriate. Performance of operations includes good internal controls and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Ensures accurate and timely closing of the monthly books and reconciliations.
Creates and maintains accounting entries, financial and statistical reports and information for review by management and use by various employees and other entities. Provides reports that are accurate, timely and in accordance with accounting rules and corporate policies.
Analyzes information and accounting practices within the position to make recommendations to the Accounting Supervisor for process improvements to facilitate meeting information requests and inquiries, cost savings and work efficiencies in accordance with corporate policies.
Ensures that source documents and electronic file are accurate, organized and readily accessible and reliable for accurate and timely reporting. Maintains a thorough understanding and utilization of accounting systems. Establishes training manuals for accounting activities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
Associate’s Degree and additional experience may be considered
2 years’ experience in general accounting practices and procedures including financial statement preparation and a working knowledge of inventory accounting and billing systems
Great Plains software experience highly preferred
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines
Ability to exercise flexibility to work effectively in a changing environment
Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
Intermediate computer skills
Strong customer orientation
Broad knowledge of integrated accounting applications and desktop applications, primarily databases and spreadsheets
Ten key speed of 10,000+ KPH (keystrokes per hour) with high accuracy and typing speed of 50 wpm with high accuracy preferred
Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
About Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative serving 18 member electric cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.