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Career Opportunities

Position Title: Senior Financial Accountant                              

Department:   Accounting                                          

POSITION PURPOSE:  Responsible for all general ledger entries of Company and daily cash management of all fund accounts.  Audits payroll, accounts payable, work orders and fixed asset entries to ensure compliance with established accounting policies and procedures.  Tracks and pays all financial loans and business taxes.  Reconciles all subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger on a monthly basis.  Prepares financial statements for Board of Trustees and others in timely and professional manner.  Updates accounting software controls to ensure most efficient use of systems.  Performs all upgrades and year end closing procedures on the computer.  Completes special projects for the CFO as requested.  Serves as a back up for weekly payroll and accounts payable functions.  Supervises Accounting Assistant I and II.





A).Issues monthly financial reports for the Board of Trustees by the twentieth working day of the following month.  Provides external reports of financial position and operations to all government agencies.B). Audits all entries to the general ledger. Reviews all accounting, entries for payroll, fixed assets, work orders, accounts payable, etc. for compliance with internal and external policies, regulations, and laws.  Reconciles all subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger on a monthly basis.

C).Ensures timely and accurate tax payments and issues tax reports to government agencies in a timely and professional manner.

D). Performs daily cash management of Company funds.  Makes timely payment of interest and principle on all loans and lines of credit.

E).Manages accounting software on computer and performs all upgrades and closing procedures.

F). Assists CFO with special projects and annual tasks such as budget preparation and audits.

G).Responds to all management and staff inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner.

H).Supervises and oversees Accounting Assistant I and II.

I). B.S. in accounting or finance or similar degree required.  MBA desired.

 J).Five years of progressive responsibility in an accounting position required.

K).Must have good working knowledge of accounting principles and financial accounting.

L). Must have strong math skills with ability to perform financial calculations. 

M). Must have time management skills that meet daily and monthly deadlines.

N). Ability to operate a personal computer and mainframe terminal is required.



A). Serves as a back-up for key functions in Financial Service Department such as accounts payable and provides vacation and similar coverage during an absence of the CFO. 

B). Interfaces with personnel from all departments to ensure proper communication of expectations on any assigned work activity, resolves conflict and promotes efficiency and harmony. 

C). Must have ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

D). Must be able to type at a reasonable speed, and be able to operate an electronic calculator, and similar office equipment. 

E). Must be willing to work periodic overtime.

F). Must have a valid state driver’s license.

G). Performs other responsibilities as assigned.


To apply, send resume and application to:

Human Resource Department

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative Inc,

P.O. Box 190

North Baltimore, OH  45872






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