Responsible for supervision of general accounting functions including accounts payable, general accounting, work orders, plant accounting, payroll, and accounting for the Cooperative’s military installation. Contributes to the financial integrity, accuracy, and timely recording, posting, and reporting of financial transactions. Facilitates active communication within Accounting Services and among other work units of the Cooperative. Serves as advisor to the Manager of Accounting Services in recommending improvements to procedures as well as modifications to accounting policies and practices as may be required to comply with prevailing FASB standards, RUS guidelines, changes in law, and related regulatory requirements.
EDUCATION / TRAINING:
B.S. degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Finance or Accounting
Minimum 3 years’ experience in RUS electric cooperative accounting
Minimum 2 year’s supervisory/managerial experience in managing the work of others and maintaining effective relationships
Experience in subsidiary/ancillary accounting (governmental contract auditing considered a plus)
Certified Public Accountant
KNOWLEDGE / INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Proficiency in the areas of expense analysis, accounts payable, payroll, property records and long-term debt acquisition
Accuracy in detailed analysis and computational tasks
Must possess human relations skills generally associated with a supervisory position in order to effectively supervise accounting personnel
Must be tactful with good interpersonal skills and ability to accommodate and capitalize on diverse personalities; and be capable of conveying a positive and professional image
Must be able to lead and coordinate multiple activities and projects simultaneously as well as work with and consistently meet deadlines
Must be able to work effectively with auditors
Must be able to write legibly as well as read and comprehend material; and display effective written and oral communication skills
Must be able to perform spreadsheet operations on computer utilizing Microsoft applications
Thorough knowledge of work order procedures, general, and subsidiary ledgers in order to have complete familiarity with the financing and operation of rural electric utility
Strong history of supervisory experience demonstrating ability to successfully mentor and motivate employees while building a positive and productive work environment
Experience using SEDC (Southeastern Data Cooperative) software
Must have and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license with a safe driving record
Must be willing to travel between offices and attend meetings out-of-town, work overtime during peak periods and on short notice, and expect to work under pressure at times to meet deadlines.
Additional Salary Information: RATE OF PAY WILL DEPEND UPON EXPERIENCE, ETC.
About Flint EMC
Incorporated in 1937, Flint Energies is a not-for-profit member-owned electric cooperative that provides energy services to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural members in parts of 17 central Georgia counties. Flint has 230 employees and serves more than 250,000 Georgians through 87,000 meters. Flint’s physical plant consists of more than 6,250 miles of distribution line and 50 substations located within Bibb, Chattahoochee, Crawford, Dooly, Harris, Houston, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Muscogee, Peach, Schley, Sumter, Taylor, Talbot, Twiggs and Upson Counties. The system also includes the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base and the Fort Benning military post. Flint is the eighth largest of Georgia’s 42 EMCs and the 37th largest of the nation’s nearly 1,000 rural electric cooperatives.
Flint Energies is also a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, part of a nationwide family of electric cooperatives exhibiting the core values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community. Flint’s members give their cooperative an American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) score of 82, which rates higher than most investor-owned utilities in the country.