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Website Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative

Wage or Salary:
$103,252-$127,005 per year, DOE

Position Summary
Manages the overall accounting activities of the organization. Administers accounting policies and directives. Evaluates the consumer information and fixed asset systems, payroll accounting, accounts payable and related records. Ensures accurate financial statements, entries and reports. Responsible for annual financial audit.

·         Five years’ progressive accounting experience

·         Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related discipline

·         Experience supervising one or more employees

·         Knowledge of nonprofit/FASB accounting standards

·         Knowledge of federal and state accounting requirements

·         Experience in an electric utility or associated industry preferred

·         Knowledge of FERC and RUS accounting standards preferred

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
·         Self-motivated/takes initiative

·         Proven knowledge of federal, state and cooperative laws, codes, ordinances and regulations.

·         Strong management skills in the areas of ethics, communication, motivation, delegation, and employee development.

·         Accuracy, timeliness and the ability to supervise others.

·         Collaborates effectively with other departments.

·         Use of computer and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

·         Leadership, Decision making skills

·         Technical/Professional Knowledge

·         Building Strategic Working Relationships

·         Planning and Organizing and communication skills

·         Ethics and integrity

·         Safety Awareness and Participation

Duties and Responsibilities
·         Responsible for assuring accuracy of general ledger, subsidiary ledgers and financial statements.

·         Preparation of financial statements and reporting requirements.

·         Preparation of annual reports and filings including form 7, gross revenue filing, PUC and EIA filings.

·         Responsible for budgeting process, documents assumptions, and coordination with departments.

·         Preparation of budget and forecast including reporting requirements.

·         Perform internal audit functions and perform test inventory standardization.

·         Responsible for annual financial audit.

·         Retirement and allocation of capital credits.

·         Responsible for accounting system planning, design, and implementation to support financial requirements and increase operational efficiency.

·         Supervision of accounting staff.

·         Responsible for accounting department records retention.

·         Data collection for COSA and rate analysis.

·         Manage online banking.

·         Participation in cooperative strategy and initiatives.

This is a full-time position. This position requires that the employee be available for work outside the normal daily work period. Travel may be required within the four-county service territory during the business day and infrequently overnight. Occasional out of the area travel is expected to attend various activities such as meetings, training and other events.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.









Additional Information:

Benefits of Working at OTEC

OTEC employees are dedicated to providing safe, reliable energy and a high level of service excellence to our members. A career at OTEC includes many benefits. We offer our employees work/life balance, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plan options, retirement benefits, continued professional development and training, and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

OTEC is committed to hiring the best qualified persons to perform the tasks involved in providing high quality service to its members. In fulfilling that commitment, OTEC shall provide equal employment opportunities to all persons seeking employment, and shall see that its hiring practices, working conditions, benefits and privileges of employment, compensation, training, opportunities for advancement (including upgrading and promotion) and transfers and termination of employment (including layoffs and recalls) are such that there is no discrimination as to employees of OTEC because of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood or disability.

OTEC is an alcohol and drug-free employer.


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