Arkansas Electric Cooperative


US-AR-Little Rock
2 weeks ago(1/4/2018 5:19 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Min Pay Rate
USD $124,000.00/Yr.
Max Pay Rate
USD $155,000.00/Yr.



Little Rock, AR, USA

Finance & Administration/ Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide utility construction and right of way services, material & supplies, electrical equipment and renewable energy resources power to the utility sector across the country.

A Controller is responsible for the preparation and the maintenance of the financial records in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  This department will supervise functions that will include the areas of payroll, property accounting, budgeting (capital and operating), consumer billing, cost accounting and other special projects.  In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continue to strive to push AECI and its subsidiaries and our mission forward.



  • Responsible for accurate consolidated financial statements for AECI and its subsidiaries
  • Manages the accumulation of data required for preparation and processing of the monthly general and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Oversees the customer billing. Planning for and oversight of system design and controls in the customer billing system.
  • Coordinates activities related to the annual independent audit of the cooperative's financial records with outside certified public accounting (CPA) firm.
  • Oversight responsibility for all accounting functions, systems and reporting.
  • Responsible for the accumulation and maintenance of the patronage capital program.
  • Maintains detail records of patronage allocations and retirements by patron in accordance with the Board of Directors' guidelines.
  • Coordinates the Budgeting process to prepare, analyze, present and implement both the capital and operating budgets on an annual basis.
  • Prepare internal reports and analyses and various external filings.
  • Coordinates and organizes all accounting related data for lender filings, along with providing assistance to independent auditors in giving comfort on the data.
  • Plan, design/evaluate, implement and maintain - accounting systems, accounting procedures and internal controls to safeguard assets and provide accurate financial statements.
  • Evaluate changes in generally accepted accounting principles; develop procedures to incorporate changes into accounting records.


Minimum Qualifications

·       Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field, plus 9 to 10 years related experience and/or training,

          and 5 years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·         CPA License


·         2 Retirement Plan Options

·         Health, Dental, and Vision


·         9 Paid holidays

·         Educational assistance

·         Personal Time Off

·         Short-term disability

·         Long-term disability

·         Free & confidential

          Employee Assistance 


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Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.


Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.


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