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Assistant Controller

Connexus Energy
Job Description

Overview:

Connexus Energy, Minnesota's largest electric cooperative, is a progressive energy company located in Ramsey, MN. Our collaborative work culture provides challenging and rewarding work with many opportunities for professional development, while supporting employees’ desire for work-life harmony. You will love our people and our mission!
 
This position will require you to lead the daily work processes and staff of our Accounting Department. You will also manage our banking and insurance relationships, maintain the equity account balances of members, and prepare appropriate reconciliations and financial reports to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of accounting functions.
 
We will rely on you to act as department subject matter expert for software implementations or upgrades affecting the cash operations area including testing, documenting, and training users on new functionality.

Key Responsibilities & Results:

Provide day-to-day work direction to Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll employees to ensure high quality team results.

Manage the day-to-day accounting and treasury processes and annual insurance renewals to ensure the proper allocation of funds and to mitigate company risk exposure.

Implement and maintain Accounting and Customer Information Systems related to general ledger, payments, cash application, and member equity balances to ensure accurate, timely financial transactions, vendor payments and member account balances.

Required Talents, Skills, Expertise, Education:

Bachelor's degree in accounting
A minimum of 5 years of relevant accounting experience (general ledger, AP, AR, payroll, and remittance processing)
Supervisory or leadership experience
A strong knowledge of GAAP accounting and reporting
Expert knowledge of accounting software systems including testing and implementing new software functionality
Ability to effectively lead people
Strong communication and customer relations skills
Detail oriented with superior analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Talents, Skills, Expertise, Education:

Masters Degree in Business
CPA designation
Great Plains Software experience

Additional Data:

The application review process will begin on May 11, 2018.
 
Total Rewards: This position offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.
 
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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