Accounting Manager

Position open until filled. 


Position Summary:
This position is responsible for managing accounting, financial reporting, analysis and compliance with regulatory agencies in support of the Cooperative’s strategic initiatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate and complete books and records for the Cooperative
  • Manage the internal controls design of processes and procedures that provide for appropriate separation of duties and checks and balances
  • Develop methods and procedures to enhance effectiveness, efficiency and accuracy of financial data
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and yearly end closing process
  • Ensure the accurate and consistent assignment of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) codes and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Research and monitor accounting guidance and prepare technical position papers to support conclusions reached in accordance with GAAP and FERC, including approach to implementation of accounting pronouncements for the Cooperative
  • Prepare and review required annual filings
  • Partner with the Financial Planning & Analysis Department to prepare and review monthly reports to Board of Directors
  • Work with cross-functional teams to support completion of cost of service studies, depreciation studies, transmission cost of service studies, and ratings review
  • Execute Capital Credits in compliance with GAAP and Cooperative policies
  • Collaborate with external auditors to complete audits
  • Support the reporting needs of the Cooperative
  • Lead and manage internal initiatives of the Finance department
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
  • Other duties as assigned


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for termination


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data, processing information, or Microsoft Applications such as Excel
  • Knowledge of business and management principles including strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, and budgeting
  • Substantial knowledge in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Accounting, financial statements, and policies of the Cooperative
  • Strong knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Highly skilled in anticipating, identifying, analyzing, and resolving conflict and problems
  • Highly skilled in time management and managing changing priorities
  • Advanced level of verbal and written communication skills and providing updates to Management
  • Highly self-motivated and driven for results
  • Great team player prepared to help and lead others to achieve department goals
  • Ability to develop and mentor Staff


Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Master’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Seven years of directly related work experience, including three years of supervisory experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or obtain within 2 years of hire
  • Electric utility industry experience preferred


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. 

Salary Range
$52,000.00 - 96,000.00
per Year
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Johnson City, TX 78638, US