Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc.
June 16, 2021
East Montpelier, Vermont
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WEC was founded in 1939 to bring electricity to rural Vermont communities and to provide our
members with a voice in their energy future. WEC continues today with that same spirit as our
pioneering founders with a commitment to our environment, communities, and our member-owners.
We are a not-for-profit cooperative utility serving our member/owners in 41 towns in central
Vermont’s rural landscape.

WEC is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill the role of Senior Accountant.
This position reports directly to the Director of Finance & Administration and supports the Assistant
Director of Finance.

General Summary of Job Responsibilities:
The Senior Accountant is responsible for a variety of accounting duties that include processing payroll,
associated tax returns and ancillary reporting, processing accounts payable and receivables. Ensures
compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local wage and hours laws related to payroll, as well as
Cooperative policies and procedures related to pay and compensation.

Qualified applicants must possess at a minimum, an associate’s degree in accounting, or its equivalent
and have two years commercial bookkeeping experience or have a minimum of (6) years commercial
bookkeeping experience, preferably working with the uniform system of accounts required by the
Rural Utilities Service (RUS). Should also be highly organized, proficient with Microsoft Office.
Applicants should also be able to multi-task, maintain confidentiality, work independently, and with
high degree of accuracy.

WEC seeks a dynamic, innovative, and team player who will work cooperatively with others and work
on behalf of members with respect and passion. Courtesy in dealing with members, Board Directors,
co-workers and others, adaptability, and willingness to acquire new skills, professional attitude and
interest in work, and attention to general work rules and safety procedures are essential characteristics
of the ideal candidate.

Submit letter of interest to WEC’s Human Resources Dept., PO Box 8, East Montpelier, VT 05651.

WEC is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Date of Posting: June 16, 2021
Hourly Pay Range: $24.80 - $33.06
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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