Delaware Electric Cooperative, Inc. located in Greenwood, DE is accepting applications for an Accountant in our Finance & Accounting Department. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring that information, as it relates to accounting, financial, and statistical records, is accurately processed, delivered, and maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), approved Cooperative procedures, and established policies.

The Accountant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist with executing and recording daily cash transactions, including but not limited to, initiating or approving wire transfers, voiding checks, issuing stop payments, and clearing checks.
  • Reconcile all Cooperative bank accounts monthly.
  • Maintain plant and property records and perform work order audits, as requested by management.
  • Serve as the administrator of the Cooperative’s corporate credit card program, reconcile credit card purchases monthly and review supporting receipts.
  • Serve as the administrator of the Cooperative’s accounts payable software and manage payable workflows.
  • Ensure accounts payable invoices (checks and ACHs) are processed accurately and timely.
  • Monitor and reconcile miscellaneous accounts receivable and assist with the annual write-off process.
  • Prepare annual audit confirmations and other audit related documents and schedules, as requested.
  • Assist with inventory counts, as requested.
  • Assist with the preparation of short and long-range financial forecasts.
  • Assist the CFO and all departments in Capital and Expense budget preparation, review budget proposals, and prepare necessary supporting documentation.
  • Maintain budgets within budgeting software.
  • Create and maintain subsidiary records for tracking monthly power cost and reconcile the power cost adjustment account.
  • Develop NISC iVue system expertise and identify opportunities to automate solutions in all Accounting Business Solutions’ processes.
  • Collaborate closely with Information Technology and other Cooperative departments to develop actionable Key Performance Indicator reporting.
  • Prepare and maintain written institutional knowledge of the Cooperative’s accounting and financing procedures.
  • Work with other departments in solving problems and researching opportunities.
  • Produce reports on demand for analysis, management, and third parties.
  • Assist the Manager of Accounting, Controller, CFO, and senior staff on special projects and business planning, as assigned.

The above responsibilities are a guide and are not all-inclusive for the responsibilities of the position.

 Candidate must possess an Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. A Master’s degree in Accounting with a CPA license is preferred.  Must have excellent computer skills and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in the areas relating to accounting or other related utility functions.  Experience in (NISC software) is preferred by not required. Please apply online through our website for this position.

No Phone Calls Please.

There are two steps to apply for this job. First, fill out the Indeed survey found HERE. Next, fill out DEC's job application found HERE.