Farmers Electric Cooperative has an immediate opening for an individual who is looking for a career in financial accounting with a large electric cooperative. An Accounting Generalist prepares a variety of reports, which may require the application of accounting principles, investigation, verification, classification, reconciling and recording of data.
The successful candidate must be organized with excellent ability to carry out a variety of activities which require a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality. Must be able to multi-task and have strong communication and problem-solving skills.
This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in bookkeeping or general accounting. Years of experience may be substituted for education requirements.
Applicants will be required to demonstrate a high degree of working knowledge and skill with the operation of personal computers and software programs such as Microsoft: Excel, Word, and Outlook. Working knowledge of Access and Crystal reports is a plus.
This position earns a competitive salary based on experience. We also offer paid training, health insurance, generous paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, a retirement pension plan, and a 401(k) plan.
ABOUT FARMERS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
Formed in 1937 to bring electricity to the rural areas of Northeast Texas, we are a rapidly growing electric cooperative that provides a safe, reliable, and affordable power supply along with consistently good service to more than 55,000 co-op members in the fast-growing region spanning 12 counties. More than an electric power utility, we're an electric cooperative. We are a community-based organization that is locally owned and operated. Our members have a voice in our policies and practices. With careful management of resources, dedicated employees, and strategic planning, we’ve managed to keep our electricity prices low and our service reliability high.
Our employees are our neighbors and yours, working to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. We’re always on the lookout for more talent. Besides a great job with a powerful purpose, working for us allows our employees to work for a company that puts the needs of its members and the community first. We believe that our electric cooperative is a great place to work and we’re confident that you will too.
Farmers Electric Cooperative is not just an electric utility—it's an electric cooperative. Our member-owners have a voice in the policies and practices of our business. Unlike some electric companies, Farmers EC is a non-profit organization that is locally owned and operated. Our employees are our neighbors and yours, working to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. Formed in 1937 to bring electricity to the rural areas of Northeast Texas, today we serve more than 68,000 homes and businesses in the fast-growing region spanning Dallas, Collin, Rockwall, Hunt, Kaufman, Rains, Hopkins, Delta, Franklin, Fannin, Van Zandt, and Wood counties in Texas. We continually strive to be recognized as an exceptional cooperative by our members, employees, and communities, and to exceed expectations for quality and services. With careful management of resources, dedicated employees, and strategic planning, we've managed to keep our electricity prices low and our service reliability high.