empower is seeking a highly talented and self-motivated individual for the position of Accountant. The Accountantassists in the management ofempower’s accounting and financial activities. As a key member ofempower’s leadership team, the accountant contributes to all business plans, budgets, financial studies,board reports,and the management of all accounts, payroll, and compliance activities.
The ideal candidate will be an accountant that has experience working in telecommunications, utility, or similar industries, with knowledge and expertise in compliance matters as related to the FCC, USAC, Arkansas PSC, and similar organizations.
Prepare, maintain and report on all financial and accounting records to include but not limited to:
Board reports and statements
Various business statements and records.
Assist with margins analysis on empower products and services to enhance the success of empower.
Interact with internal and external empowerstakeholders to understand business needs and prepare change management plans for implementation.
Regularly interact with telecom providers, equipment suppliers and third-party network vendors to manage accounts payable and to build future budget plans.
Acquire and maintain expertise in all systems required to manage empower’s accounting and finance functions.
Communicate, manage, and implement evolvingaccounting solutions to the success of empower and its employees.
Perform all other duties as assigned or directed.
Will be subject to 24-hour call-out.
Has a thorough knowledge of all applicable safety regulations and can administer first aid, including artificial respiration. Able to instruct those they supervise in all phases of these items.
Will observe all safety rules and regulations as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or five years related experience.
Electric utility or telecommunications experience preferred.
Experience with telecommunications compliance preferred.
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