Chief Financial Office (CFO)

Company Name: Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative
Phone Number: (530) 832-4261
City: Portola
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96122
Job Title: Chief Financial Office (CFO)
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Finance and Accounting
Posting Start Date: April 23, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours

Position:  Chief Financial Officer
Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative
Portola, CA

Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC) is seeking to fill the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

PSREC is a progressive 7,700 member utility, with a rapidly growing Telecommunications for-profit subsidiary.  Services area includes the Sierra Nevada Mountains and high desert regions of northern California, from Quincy to Sierraville, Graeagle to Susanville.  The area is one hour from Lake Tahoe, CA and Reno, NV and has endless four-season recreational opportunities in the surrounding National Forest lands.  Our region is one of the most scenic yet very affordable areas in Northern California.

Summary of Duties
Responsible for overall financial management of the utility and its telecommunications subsidiary.  This includes the functions of accounting, financial planning, budgeting, rate making, financial reporting, and financing.

The CFO must interrelate and effectively communicate with the Board of Directors, General Manager, and senior management team.  In addition, will work closely to inform and coordinate activities of legal, auditors, financial organizations, insurance agents, and other industry professionals.

Experience Required:

Experience Requirements
The successful candidate will be a proven leader, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills and a collaborative nature.  A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field is required.  A Master’s degree in accounting and a CPA or CMA certificate is desirable.

Other key requirements include extensive experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint; ability to effectively use and data mine from an accounting software package; comprehensive understanding of budgeting principles and practices; leadership and management skills; and organizational skills with an ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously.

A large percentage of time will be focused on the telecommunications subsidiary, which has brought fiber optics to the region and is expanding broadband throughout our service area.   Knowledge and interest in telecommunications trends and the ability to prepare business cases and analytics on proposed new telecom projects is essential.

How to Apply:

How to Apply
PSREC offers an excellent benefit package and competitive compensation commensurate with experience in an area where housing and living expenses are a fraction of west coast urban areas. To apply please submit a resume, cover letter and completed PSREC Application for Employment to or by mail to Suzanne Powers, PSREC, 73233 State Route 70, Portola, CA  96122.

More information about our region including housing can be found at,,, and

Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2018 (or sooner if position is filled)

PSREC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Posting End Date: May 15, 2018