East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Fixed Asset and Capital Project Accountant at our Winchester, Kentucky headquarters. This position is responsible for maintaining the Company’s fixed asset and project costing subsidiary records and preparing the annual property tax return. This role requires strong technical accounting skills, the ability to analyze complex financial data, explain account variances, and ensure the proper, accurate, and timely completion of various financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), the requirements of various regulatory agencies (RUS, FERC, Kentucky Public Service Commission), and the policies of East Kentucky Power Cooperative.
Maintains the PeopleSoft Project Costing and Asset Management modules.
Ensures compliance with the RUS Uniform System of Accounts, company policy, and internal controls related to the cost accounting process.
Reviews proposed projects, assigns project identification numbers based upon project type, and maintains all related activity in PeopleSoft Project Costing.
Maintains all detailed fixed asset records including, but not limited to, additions, depreciation, retirements, transfers, and adjustments.
Analyzes, prepares, and processes accounting entries for all asset transactions, including depreciation.
Reconciles the fixed asset module and capital project balances to the General Ledger.
Prepares the annual property tax return and validates county tax assessments.
Prepares all internal and external reports related to fixed assets and projects.
Provides analysis, supporting schedules, or documentation as needed for the annual independent audit and regulatory compliance audits.
Cross-trains in other areas within the department.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Certifications / Licenses:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related area required. Accounting degree preferred, but if in related area, a minimum of 18 hours of college level accounting is required.
Five (5) years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of FERC and RUS accounting requirements preferred.
Knowledge of Excel and PeopleSoft applications.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Must use discretion when dealing with sensitive accounting documents.
Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills
Contributing to Team Success
Conditions of Employment
Primarily an inside position with usual office conditions with regular lifting up to twenty (20) pounds and occasional climbing of stepladders.
May require working outside normal hours.
Thank you for your interest in EKPC.
Internal Number: 4739
About East Kentucky Power Cooperative
East Kentucky Power Cooperative is an electric generation and transmission company headquartered in Winchester, KY, just 15 minutes east of Lexington. We also have facilities across the state of Kentucky that generate electric power and service centers for local power lines and substations support.
More than 1 million Kentucky residents and thousands of businesses depend on East Kentucky Power Cooperative every day for reliable, affordable energy. Based near Lexington, Kentucky, we proudly generate and transmit energy to 87 counties, helping local families and businesses thrive. We work closely with 16 electric cooperatives to offer energy-efficient, demand-based options to help our members manage their bills while building vibrant local economies that bring jobs and investment into the state. As passionate as we are about providing smart energy solutions, we are equally excited about people. We strive to cultivated connected workplaces where great ideas are born and rewarding careers are built.
EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state! There is no waiting period on our medical, dental and vision insurance plans so you are covered on da...y one, and the dental plan is free for employees! Our generous 401(k) retirement plan allows employees to start contributing to their plan after a month of service, and after 3 months of service, EKPC will automatically contribute 6% of base wages AND match employee contributions up to 4%! Our competitive vacation and sick leave package starts day one to allow for flexibly and a healthy work-life balance. For more information on our plentiful benefits package visit our website at https://www.ekpc.coop/work-ekpc
EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veteran