CHELCO, a respected member-owned electric cooperative in DeFuniak Springs, FL seeks an Accountant to perform treasury management, bank reconciliations, subsidiary account balancing, and complete financial statements and activity reports as required by the Eglin Utility Privatization Contract. Though not all-inclusive, responsibilities include the following:
Performs tasks related to treasury management. Monitors cash transactions on a daily basis and investigates discrepancies. Includes posting and balancing accounts receivable in CHELCO databases.
Performs bank reconciliations for CHELCO, Southland Utility Services, and Eglin Utility Privatization Contract.
Maintains and reconciles accounts receivable general ledgers and other various general ledger accounts.
Compiles and remits sales, use, and gross receipt taxes.
Assists with the production of checks and refunds as well as the generation and transmission of positive pay files to banks.
Provides backup support for accounts payable and payroll
An associate’s degree in a related field of finance or accounting and at least six years of directly related experience, or a bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting and at least three years of directly related experience. Must meet requirements for military base access.
Must have the ability to use mathematical reasoning and complex problem-solving skills. Must be able to communicate with tact, professionalism, and respect. Must be proficient with computers and software such as Microsoft Office.
The preferred candidate will also have the following skills:
Strength in troubleshooting, critical thinking, and detail orientation.
Should possess some knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and managing files and records.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
Must be able to work independently or as part of a team.
Experience with government contracts preferred.
The normal workweek is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday. The position mainly reports to the CHELCO Headquarters building in DeFuniak Springs but may be required to report to any CHELCO service locations. With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance at a designated worksite location is considered essential.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account, Pension Plan, 401k with company match, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Education/Professional Development, Wellness Program, Generous Paid Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, and 10 holidays a year. Paid weekly.
Applications accepted from 9/13/2018 through 4:30 pm CDT 9/20/2018. Apply at http://www.chelco.com/careers. Resumes only with a completed application. Questions? Call HR, 850-307-1127. Interviewees will be notified. Drug Free-EOE-M/F/Disability/Veteran.
CHELCO is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative employing more than 150 people and serving more than 50,000 accounts in Walton, Okaloosa, Holmes and Santa Rosa counties in the panhandle of Florida.
Our employees have a vested interest in our cooperative values and share a commitment to providing a vital service to our members. Our employees are committed to customer service, integrity, and safety.