Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Accounts Payable and General Accountant - Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Estherville

Date Posted
May 22, 2023
Full Time

Job Details

Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Accounts Payable and General Accountant. Position objectives and responsibilities are as follows:

  • To provide accurate and timely accounting, expense classification, and payment of the Cooperative’s accounts payable.
  • To work with Cooperative member-owners on estate retirements of capital credits.
  • To perform accounting duties, preparation of reports and general office duties required of an accountant.
  • Perform professional accounting work which requires the regular application of well-established principles, theories, concepts and practices.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative offers a strong benefits package including IAEC and NRECA insurance programs and NRECA 401(k) and defined benefit pension plans

Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative is an electric distribution cooperative headquartered in Estherville, Iowa. ILEC serves approximately 13,060 customers and owns and maintains 4,800 miles of distribution line. Further information may be found by visiting ILEC's web site at For additional information concerning the Iowa Great Lakes and Estherville areas please visit the following websites at, and





  • An Associate’s Degree in Accounting and two to three years of experience in accounting or accounts payable is preferred. 
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills necessary.
  • Strong Excel skills and attention to detail is required.
  • Be receptive to and competently use new technologies.
  • Strong business ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Pre-employment drug test required.


Contact Information

Qualified applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to: Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Attn: Human Resources, 702 South 1st Street, Estherville, IA 51334. Documents may also be submitted via e-mail addressed to Position will remain open until June 16, 2023. 


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