Red River Valley Cooperative Power Association (RRVCPA) is seeking a full-time Director of Finance and Administration. RRVCPA is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Halstad, MN. The cooperative provides electricity to 4,850 member-accounts in Clay, Norman and Polk counties in Minnesota. Halstad is conveniently located 35 minutes from Fargo-Moorhead and 45 minutes from Grand Forks. The location allows the successful applicant to enjoy the best of both rural and urban living in a region with abundant social and outdoor opportunities.
The Director of Finance and Administration is an integral part of management at RRVCPA. This position provides oversight on all financial aspects of the cooperative. The successful candidate will also provide payroll/benefits administration and ensure compliance with applicable regulations, laws and standards.
Plan, evaluate, implement, and maintain accounting systems, procedures and internal controls to safeguard assets and provide accurate financial statements
Provide leadership to administrative team including supervising processes and coaching
Compile monthly and annual financial reports
Provide financial planning/analysis including budgeting, forecasting and rates
Prepare schedules, make necessary adjustments and compile documents for 990 and annual audit
Prepare annual Form 7 report
Participate in monthly board meetings
Administer employee benefits
Process and report payroll and all related liabilities
Handle all Treasury services and cashflows
Stay up to date on regulations and laws impacting the cooperative
Review policy, procedures and provide necessary recommendations
Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field. Minimum of 5 years of experience in a financial and accounting role with at least 3 years of formal leadership preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Understanding of Uniform System of Accounts of the Rural Utility System (RUS) and General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Understanding of accounting and billing system software – experience with NISC software preferred
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation highly preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong knowledge of financial reporting, budgeting, investments, audit, tax, forecasting, internal controls, risk management, and data analytics
Maintain strong working relationships with outside professionals.
This job operates in a professional office environment with normal office conditions. Occasional travel is expected for this position. This description is intended to provide basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities and job criteria may change as needs evolve.
How to Apply / Contact
RRVCPA is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit your cover letter, resume and references by May 26 to Rich Whitcomb at PO Box 358, Halstad, MN 56548 or email@example.com.
RRVCPA is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Halstad, MN. The cooperative provides electricity to 4,850 member-accounts in portions of Clay, Norman and Polk counties in Minnesota. Halstad is located 35 minutes from the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area and 45 minutes from Grand Forks.