QUALIFICATIONS: Position requires a bachelor’s degree with an accounting, finance or business emphasis with significant accounting course work. Between five and ten years of general corporate accounting or auditing experience is required. Prior accounting experience in an electric cooperative or regulated electric utility is preferred. Prior tax experience pertaining to not-for-profit operation preferred. Requires adherence to and proficiency in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and federal, state, and local income, property, and payroll taxes. Progress toward Certified Public Accountant (CPA) status is preferred. A minimum of three years of supervisory experience is preferred. Grant accounting experience is preferred. Requires an understanding of and the ability to research applicable laws, codes, statutes, rules, and regulations. This position will aid the Controller and Chief Financial Officer in designing business processes and developing/updating software used for accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and other functions as needed; therefore, expertise in designing and testing business requirements and related internal controls and application controls is required. Good communication skills are essential. The position will provide audit support for independent financial statements and other audits. A sound understanding of and commitment to maintaining a system of internal controls is essential. This position requires the ability to multi-task and to adapt to change. An unwavering demand for accuracy within a deadline-driven environment is critical.
BASIC DUTIES: Responsible to the Controller for managing the daily financial activities and functions of CORE including budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, asset management, general accounting, and reporting. Supports the Controller in production of periodic reports; maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls; and supervision of employees responsible for assisting in the fulfillment of these functions. Ensures all financial operations are compliant with applicable rules and regulations. Provides direction to internal customers on CORE’s financial reporting objectives and standards which are set to ensure accurate, compliant, and useful financial reporting is produced. Oversees the budget process and works with spending authorities to produce and manage effective budgets. Acts as an advisor to management on regulations and other matters that may impact the financial activities of the company, engaging with outside consultants if applicable.
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