Accounting Specialist – Midland Power Cooperative, Boone
- Full Time
Midland Power Cooperative is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Accounting Specialist. This position is located in a newly built administrative facility in Boone, IA, located just off of Hwy 30, within minutes of excellent schools, a local hospital, the Des Moines River, Ledges State Park, and more. At Midland Power Cooperative, you will put your skills to good use as an important member of our team.
Midland Power is a member-owned electric cooperative, in business since 1937, providing electric service to over 12,800 meters in parts of 17 counties in central Iowa. The cooperative has locations in Boone, Humboldt, Iowa Falls, and Jefferson.
Department: Accounting/Finance Department
Reports To: Director of Finance
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Regular Working Hours: 7:30 am - 4 pm, M-F
Job Location: 2005 S Story St., Boone, IA 50036
Midland Power Cooperative provides its full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package which includes: health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurances, paid time off for sick leave, vacation, holidays, and competitive retirement plans including pension and 401K.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Prepares ledgers, journals, registers, and subsidiary records in conformance with generally accepted accounting practices and procedures.
- Processes invoices, miscellaneous receivables, work orders, inventory and other paperwork.
- Stays current on the RUS system of accounts and accounting practices.
- Completes patronage allocation and retirement processes.
- Performs bank account reconciliations.
- Supports Midland Power's Mission Statement and exemplifies the organizational values of teamwork, accountability, safety, integrity, excellence and commitment to community.
Skills & Abilities:
Must demonstrate good communication skills with coworkers, supervisor(s), members, vendors, and other parties. Proficiency in cost accounting skills and abilities is required. Be willing to learn about the Cooperative’s services and programs, processes, and procedures. Possess the ability to handle a variety of diverse tasks including multiple projects and be able to meet deadlines. Must have experience using Microsoft Office programs and the ability to learn new software programs related to the industry and duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
Prior accounting or financial experience is preferred. A Bachelor's or Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Licenses & Certifications:
A valid Driver's License is required.
Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality is necessary. The work is primarily office work in an indoor, climate-controlled environment. Occasional travel for training and meetings. Overnight stays for training may be required occasionally. Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
All applicants who are selected for a position within Midland Power Cooperative are required to pass a pre-employment physical examination, background check, and drug test when employed.