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Accountant

Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative located in Auburn, Illinois

Job Type: Full-time
Application Deadline: June 14, 2019

Job Description:

Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative (RECC) Auburn, Illinois, is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Accountant. This position reports directly to the Manager of Finance & Administration.

RECC is a member-owned electric utility and provides electricity to 5,858 accounts. The cooperative maintains over 1,371 miles of line, spread over five counties, and has annual revenue of $14.2 million. Auburn is in a thriving agricultural area, just 15 minutes from the state capital of Springfield.

Accountant responsibilities include:
• Preparation of accurate and timely accounting records in accordance with GAAP.
• Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the Manager of Finance & Administration in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department. Including financial statement preparation.
• Maintenance of continuing property records. The maintenance of plant accounting records, journals and ledgers in an accurate manner and on a timely basis.
• Reconcile physical inventory to book amount, make sure all inventory transactions are recorded.
• Preforms other duties as requested or assigned.

All candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of progressive experience in the accounting field. Knowledge of accounting systems and Microsoft Office applications is important. A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or a related field is required.

RECC offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes an employer-paid pension plan; 401(k); medical, dental, vision, long-term care, long-term disability and life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; a generous leave policy; and more, all in a friendly, professional work environment.

How to Apply:

Please e-mail a resume, salary history and three references (PDF) to RECC Accountant Position, Attention: Aubrie Megginson, Email: recc@recc.coop

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