Shelby Electric Cooperative is headquartered in Central Illinois with 2,196 miles of line and approximately 9,988 meters. We are located near beautiful Lake Shelbyville - an 11,100 acre lake with 172 miles of shoreline, with easy access to beaches, The General Dacey Trail, the Kaskaskia River and many outdoor activities. The community offers great schools, shopping in our historic downtown district, and has seen tremendous growth in recent years.
This role requires solid technical accounting skills, the ability to analyze financial data, and explain account variances to ensure the proper, accurate, and timely completion of various financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the policies of Shelby Electric Cooperative. The ideal candidate should also have strong communication skills, be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, timeline-oriented environment.
Post and balance assigned subsidiary ledgers.
Maintain accurate records on designated general ledger accounts.
Maintain vendor W9’s
Verify, setup and prepare 1099 tax documents
Post journal entries into the computer.
General and consumer accounting for the Broadband division.
Maintain and reconcile inventory records for Broadband division.
Balance Broadband monthly sales report and post journal entries to record sales, fees and expenses.
Prepare Broadband financial reports and provide explanation for account variances
Balance cash register reports daily to ensure accuracy.
Verify and balance remittance deposits from all payment sources – Cash Register, ACH, Smart Hub, Ebill, IVR, Recurring, VeriFone, OBI, PayNow and mail
Process automatic bank drafts and recurring credit cards for each bill cycle
Process returned payments – credit card, checks and electronic
Process bank positive pay exceptions
Enter Purchase Order and inventory related accounts payable invoices
Maintain manual inventory records for miscellaneous items.
Serve as main contact for Miscellaneous Receivables (MR)
Maintain Miscellaneous Receivables (MR) open balance report and individual accounts
Maintain accurate Consumer Advance records and reconcile with General Ledger and Engineering Department
Invoice and maintain Touchstone Energy and CBA program fees and expenses and maintain GL recording
Maintain Stale Dated check records – Unclaimed checks and State of Illinois reporting
Assist in reconciling discrepancies between CIS and ABS
Investigate credit card fraud transactions to ensure proper credit.
Assist and back up the accounts payable position
Reconcile bank accounts and post journal entries to reflect fees
Coordinate with the bank to ensure proper account setup, funds deposits, returns and adjustments
This list of duties is not meant to be all-inclusive.
Applicants must be able to pass pre-employment screenings that include a background check and drug testing.
Shelby Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Must have an Associate’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting. A minimum of 12 – 15 hours of documented Accounting at an accredited institute of higher learning is required. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Up to two years of experience in accounting is preferred. A higher level of education will be taken into consideration in lieu of years of experience.
Must be able to handle confidential information.
Must exhibit proficiency and working knowledge of personal computer system.
Must have experience with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as good reasoning abilities.
Must have the ability and willingness to learn NISC IVue Information Systems, including ABS and CIS modules.