Come join us at Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC), where we are lighting the grid to empower our members!
Help us Reimagine Rural America!
Bandera Electric Cooperative proudly distributes electricity to more than 28,000 members with over 39,000 active meters in seven counties in Central Texas. In addition, BEC Fiber, a division of Bandera Electric Cooperative, currently provides fiber internet service to more than 11,000 subscribers in eight counties across the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
Why work for BEC?
We offer Highly Competitive Wages and a Generous Benefit Package!!
Health, Life and Disability Benefits (no waiting period – benefits start on first day)
Medical, Dental and Vision plans
Health Savings Account (HSA) with a generous employer contribution of $3,250 for Individual medical coverage and $6,500 for Family medical coverage
Company-paid Employee Life insurance and Business Travel insurance
Short- and Long-term disability plans
Supplemental Life and AD&D insurance options
401(k) employer match
PTO – Accrue 180 hours/4.5 weeks of PTO per year
10 Paid holidays
Gym reimbursement for you and your spouse
We are looking for a thoughtful and detail oriented individual to join our Accounting Department as a Senior Accountant. This position handles a variety of accounting tasks, including bank reconciliation, asset management, fleet, miscellaneous receivables, installment loans, and damage claims. As part of BEC’s Accounting Team, the Senior Accountant assists the department in maintaining and updating a wide range of financial reports, statements, budgets, and ledgers, as well as providing support with ongoing projects within both the department and organization.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares ledgers, journals, registers, and subsidiary records in conformance with a uniform system of accounting.
Prepares month and year-end financial and statistical reports as needed.
Provides support for semimonthly employee payroll checks and all related reports.
Provides required factual data to be used for the development of work plans, budgets, and financial forecasts.
Responsible for review and billing of damaged claims, retiree insurance and Energy Saver/Solar Installment loans
Responsible for internal and external reporting to include, but not limited to, property tax renditions, TCOS, EIA-861, etc.
Assists the department with the process of balancing and reconciliation of the general and subsidiary accounts and ledgers, monthly budget reporting, and annual financial audits.
Cordially and efficiently assist other employees or BEC cooperative members with questions or complaints.
Qualifications and Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting from an accredited college or university. Three years of accounting experience may substitute for each year of college.
Ten years of related experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
In depth understanding of accounting systems
Excellent computer skills
Detailed knowledge of Excel and other applications within the Microsoft Office Suite of products
Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to identify alternative and practical solutions.
Self-motivated, proactive thinker, flexible with ability to work with minimal supervision.
Supportive team player.
Excellent customer service skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Must have valid Texas driver’s license and related insurance.
Work is primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Working under time sensitive schedules and stressful deadlines should be expected. Tobacco free, professional office environment. Some irregular hours that include nights, weekends and holidays may be necessary.
Hybrid, work from home, arrangements are available for this team. However, scheduled time in the office will be required.
Sedentary, sitting, walking, occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending, frequent near vision use for reading and computer use; infrequent stressful conditions (cardiovascular)
As a cooperative, we are locally owned and operated by the members we serve. Bandera Electric Cooperative (BEC) is democratically governed by a board of directors elected by our members to represent their voice in the business of the cooperative. The board ensures the cooperative is legally and ethically run according to its bylaws and code of ethics.
At BEC, we strive to be the place everybody loves to work. We know that our industry leadership depends, in large part, on the talent and character of our employees. At the same time, we are always accountable to our member-owners. That’s why we are so committed to providing a total compensation package that is reasonable, competitive, sustainable and balanced for all stakeholders.
We are always looking for motivated candidates who share our dedication to customer service, teamwork, problem-solving and innovation.
BEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.