Salary and Level will be dependent upon education and experience.
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 633
Arizona G&T Cooperatives is seeking candidates for the position of Staff Accountant in Benson, AZ. This position will be responsible for general accounting duties within the Cooperative. These duties include, but are not limited to, journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, financial statement preparation, financial reporting and variance analysis, budget and forecast preparation, tax and regulatory filings, financial accounting system maintenance, audit liaison activities, and technical accounting research and implementation. Emphasis on ensuring the financial statements accurately present the transactions of the business in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the RUS Uniform System of Accounts and compliance with the laws and regulations that govern the business.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Prepare various recurring and one-time journal entries in the financial accounting system.
Reconcile general ledger accounts to subsidiary ledgers and original documents to ensure the accuracy of financial reporting.
Prepare and maintain internal reports and analysis in support of recurring journal entries and account reconciliations, and for presentation to others, including management and external auditors.
Prepare customer billings for projects performed by the Cooperative and monitor accounts receivable to ensure timely collections; prepare accounts receivable aging report.
Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field and one plus years’ experience in a Utility or Manufacturing. Successful candidates should have a working knowledge of spreadsheet and database programs. Experience with a substantial accounting software, SAP preferred. Candidates should also have a solid understanding of accounting principles and applications and excellent communication skills.
We are Member-owned, not-for-profit electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives. Working together, our employees fulfill the joint mission of providing reliable, affordable power to electric coops across the Southwest.
Arizona G&T Cooperatives provide power to more than 160,000 electric meters and 400,000 people in Arizona, California and New Mexico through six Class A Member distribution cooperatives. One of 63 G&T electric coops in the nation, we own and operate Apache Generating Station near Cochise, east of Benson. The plant has a combined gross generating capacity of 605 megawatts. We also purchase power to meet member energy needs during peak summer energy use.
Our transmission system operates and maintains more than 622 miles of electric power transmission line and 27 substations reaching out from our Apache Generating Station, across Arizona to the northwestern corner of the state. We also operate more than 30 telecommunications towers used for phone and data relay services by our member cooperatives and customers.