Controller

Company Name: Valley Electric Association
Phone Number: 775-727-2129
City: Pahrump
State/Provence: NV
Zip: 89048
Job Title: Controller
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: March 16, 2016
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: hours
Duties:

Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) has an immediate opening for a CONTROLLER to work in our headquarters located in Pahrump, Nevada. This position works under the general guidance of the EVP of Finance and Administration and direct supervision of the manager of accounting who reviews work through daily observation of assigned tasks, records, and customer/vendor feedback. Employee is responsible for applying generally accepted accounting principles to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports that are to be used by management. Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) is a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, with a certified service area covering more than 6,800 square miles in Nevada and California. VEA presently provides service to over 24,000 services with 2,120 line miles of distribution facilities and 13 substations. VEA is a participating transmission owner and load serving entity in the California Independent System of Operators Corporation (CAISO). VEA is the parent company to a host of wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Valley Electric Transmission Association (VETA), Valley Communication Association (VCA), Valley Electric Utility Services (VEUS), and Valley Electric Energy Services (VEES). VCA (Valley Communications Association), is a wholly-owned subsidiary based in Pahrump, NV, and will offer commercial and residential optical fiber broadband service, with speeds up to 1 gigabit, to VEA members throughout Nevada. Valley Electric Association, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a competitive benefits package, which includes company paid: • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage • Short-Term Disability • Group Life Insurance • Business Travel Life Insurance • 401(k) plan • Pension plan • Vacation and Sick accrual • Holiday pay To apply for this position and for more information about other employment opportunities at VEA, please visit our website at www.vea.coop VEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression

Experience Required:

Education/Experience: A bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 10+ years of experience in public accounting at a management level; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in Utility Accounting, CPA and/or MBA highly preferred. Other Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of accounting principles and practices, budgeting methods, insurance, taxes, banking and other financial matters. Working knowledge of all office procedures, equipment, and administrative functions. Knowledge of data processing, information systems and internal accounting controls. Experience with current cooperative accounting and information systems is highly preferred. Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers and vendors in a professional and courteous manner. Position and Description: For more detailed information regarding the responsibilities, duties and specifications of the Controller position, please refer to the Job Description by visiting www.vea.coop Compensation/Benefits: Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) offers great pay and an unparalleled benefits package. Pay will be based on the individual’s education, training, related skills, knowledge and past experience.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, to review the complete job description and for more information about employment opportunities at VEA, please visit our website at www.vea.coop

Posting End Date: April 14, 2016