The Controller position works under the general guidance of the Chief Financial Officer who reviews work through daily observation of assigned tasks, records, and customer/vendor feedback. This employee is responsible for applying generally accepted accounting principles to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports that are to be used by management.
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 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.
Additional Salary Information: Valley Electric Association, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a competitive benefits package, which includes company paid:
Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
Group Life Insurance
Business Travel Life Insurance
Vacation and Sick accrual
About Valley Electric Association Inc.
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 Services Company (VESC), 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.
VEA offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Please apply for this position online at www.vea.coop/careers