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Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Position open until filled.


Position Summary:
This position is responsible for providing financial and accounting leadership to ensure that the Cooperative achieves its strategic and financial goals. Overall responsibility for general ledger accounting, revenue accounting, plant accounting, budget, financial analysis, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax and compliance reporting functions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of the day-to-day finance activities
  • Maintain accurate and complete books and records
  • Direct activities of the finance teams reporting to the Controller
  • Ensure timely and accurate production of financial statements
  • Ensure regulatory compliance for all accounting and financial reporting requirements including but not limited to US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Accounting
  • Confirm the accuracy of federal, state, and local tax and regulatory filings
  • Direct and coordinate the annual audit and budget processes
  • Develop and manage departmental budget
  • Manage the establishment, implementation and maintenance of financial policies, practices, procedures, controls and accounting principles to ensure appropriate separation of duties and checks and balances
  • Prepare and conduct presentations for internal and external audiences
  • Initiate, assist, and implement Cooperative policy development as a member of the Senior Management team
  • Execute and implement Cooperative wide initiatives
  • Support the reporting needs of the Cooperative
  • Lead and manage internal initiatives of the Finance department
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
  • Other duties as assigned


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities:   

  • Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for termination


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data, processing information, or Microsoft Applications such as Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of business and management principles including strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, and budgeting
  • Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Accounting, financial statements, and policies of the Cooperative
  • Strong knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Highly skilled in anticipating, identifying, analyzing and resolving conflict and problems
  • Highly skilled in time management and managing changing priorities
  • Advanced level of verbal and written communication skills and providing updates to Management
  • Highly self-motivated and driven for results
  • Great team player prepared to help and lead others to achieve department goals
  • Ability to develop and mentor Staff


Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Master’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Ten years of related work experience, including five years supervisor and/or managerial experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA
  • Electric utility industry experience preferred


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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