The Plant Accountant position is responsible for maintaining accurate records regarding type, location and value of the Cooperative’s transmission and distribution system assets in accordance with the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) Accounting Guidelines. The Plant Accountant will perform all tasks and duties associated with the assembling, tabulating, and processing cost data for construction and retirement work orders, process materials and overhead and other costs to accumulate totals on work orders. The Plant Accountant will maintain pole attachment records and prepare annual billings. The ideal candidate will have experience with RUS uniform system of account, working knowledge of RUS construction units, material units and record units is a definite plus, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent oral and interpersonal relations skills are required to work effectively with the public, co-workers, and members.
Essential characteristics of the ideal candidate include courtesy in dealing with members and with co-workers and others; exhibiting a professional attitude and interest in assigned work; a proficiency at initiating and/or completing daily job-related paperwork; and a safety-oriented attitude. The qualified candidate must possess an Associate’s Degree in business management or accounting, be willing to pursue further education to attain one, or have a minimum of four years’ practical experience in materials management or plant accounting or equivalent experience as approved by WEC.
Additional Salary Information: This is a union position, salary will follow union contract.
About Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.
WEC was founded in 1939 to bring electricity to rural Vermont communities and to provide our members with a voice in their energy future. WEC continues today with that same spirit as our pioneering founders with a commitment to our environment, communities, and our member-owners. We are a not-for-profit cooperative utility serving our member/owners in 41 towns in central Vermont’s rural landscape. WEC has 11,293 active meters, and has 36 full time employees.