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Western Illinois Electrical Coop. (WIEC) is seeking a Financial/Accounting Manager to manage the financial day-to-day needs of their office to enable the office to operate at optimum efficiency and performance.  WIEC is a member-owned electrical cooperative based in Carthage, Illinois.  WIEC has been committed to give our 3,600 (and growing) members the best customer service possible and along with reliable electric service.  This position is best suited for a person with a “no task is too small” personality, who possesses the willingness and capabilities to take on multiple responsibilities.

Working under the direction of the Manager, the Financial/Accounting Manager responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • All aspects of Accounting, including receivables, payables, payroll, inventory, cash management, depreciation, financial statements, annual audits, and all financial functions
  • Prepares year-end reports, annual budgets, financial forecasts and other analytical reports required by Management. Administration of all employee benefits including workers compensation
  • Supervising office staff
  • Organize and direct all business operations
  • Manage office/computer equipment and vendor contracts

The following skills and experience are what WIEC is looking for in a candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in general accounting. Strong preference will be given to electric utility industry accounting experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role
  • Ability to multi-task while effectively paying attention to detail and completing tasks with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with the ability to be proficient with other software

WIEC offers an attractive comprehensive benefits package including defined benefit plan, defined contribution plan, AD&D life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and medical, dental and vision insurance.   Salary will be based on experience.

To be considered for this position and join our team at WIEC, please submit your cover letter, salary expectations, and resume by October 15 to:

Human Resources
Western Illinois Electrical Coop.
PO Box 338
Carthage IL 62321.