Union Power Cooperative has an immediate opening for a Cost Accounting Specialist who
properly and timely accounts for all costs related to inventory, the construction of plant and the purchase of fixed assets including the proper allocation of costs, efficiently and effectively closing work orders and proper identification and classification of items in the utility asset records; while continuously remaining focused on the Cooperative's Mission and Vision Statements, and the promotion of the Cooperative's Guiding Values. Interested applicants can see more details and apply via our website.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer, including disability/vets.
High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency required. Associate's degree in Accounting or business-related field preferred.
Five years of experience in accounting or related field required. Two plus years of experience in cost or project accounting preferred.
Previous utility accounting experience preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly demonstrate professionalism and diplomacy.
Must publically represent the Cooperative well and must be able to effectively and professionally interact with other Cooperative employees, members, consultants, vendors and other contacts.
Must be able to successfully work in a cross-functional team environment to discuss issues and achieve results.
Must have excellent problem solving and organizational skills, be able to work under strict deadlines and be accurate, thorough and timely in performing duties.
Must have basic math skills, be able to type by touch and be able to use standard office equipment.
Must be proficient using standard operating systems and the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Basic MS Access skills acceptable. Intermediate MS Excel skills preferred.
Working knowledge of South Eastern Data Cooperative's (SEDC) accounting systems preferred.
About Union Power Cooperative
Union Power Cooperative is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Monroe, NC. We serve more than 80,000 meters in Union, Stanly, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, and Rowan counties. The Cooperative is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1939 with 140 employees.