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Materials Accountant

Organization: Southeastern Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Date Posted: 4/15/2019
Date Needed: 4/15/2019
City: Lennox
Location: South Dakota
Country: United States
Primary Category: Accounting
Salary: $26.00 hourly
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Associate's
Experience Requirement: 1-2 years

Description & Details

SUMMARY. To maintain supporting records for construction, retirement, operation and maintenance activities and other related programs in a timely, accurate and cost-effective manner.  To provide custodial duties for ordering, receiving, storing and issuing line material, equipment, merchandise for resale, tools and safety equipment in warehouse or storage areas in a manner which produces maximum economic and administrative efficiencies.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Maintains physical control of line material, equipment, merchandise for resale, tools and safety equipment in warehouse or storage areas to assure accountability for all items received, stored, issued and returned.

  • Assists in receipt of and accounting for materials purchased when delivered to warehouse area.

  • Assists Operations Department, as required, with receiving and issuing materials and supplies to insure accurate accounting of purchases, uses and sales.

  • Checks staking sheets to verify material charge outs and continuing property records.  Imports and verifies work order data from staking software to application software.  Compares work orders to staking sheets and makes necessary corrections.  Ensures materials are charged correctly.

  • Verifies labor, mileage, material and all other applications that provide direct charges to work orders.  Maintains software programs for material handling expense spreadsheets and overhead to labor spreadsheets.

  • Accounts for work order activities, accumulates and monitors costs, prepares inventories of completed work orders and summaries of special equipment purchases for appropriate accounting and financing purposes.

  • Provides input for maintaining accurate maps by documenting changes.  Maintains pole line mileage records by work order inventory.

  • Works closely with Operations Department personnel to account for materials issued and returned on a daily basis.

  • Reconciles physical inventories with book inventories on a periodic basis to identify variances and resolve differences.

  • Promotes good member and public relations within department.  Renders prompt, efficient, courteous and reliable service in a safe and orderly manner.

  • Maintains all written documentation of various operation and maintenance programs as directed and keeps Operations Manager adequately informed of activities and progress.  Coordinates activities with other personnel of the Cooperative.

  • Reviews work to insure compliance with specifications, work practice and safety standards; takes corrective action as needed.

  • Works closely with Operations Manager to establish reorder points for materials and supplies on-hand. Reports to Operations Manager equipment or tools in need of repair or replacement.  Analyzes activities to determine areas of improvement.

  • Acts as purchasing agent; solicits competitive pricing, prepare purchase orders and verifies accuracy of invoice pricing from suppliers.

  • Develops recommendations for department improvements.

  • Utilizes safe working practices and immediately reports all accidents involving personnel, assigned equipment, and/or materials and supplies.  Operates vehicles, equipment and tools in a safe and efficient manner.  Completes assigned work in a safe and productive manner.

  • Assists Operations Department, as needed, to assure adequate records are maintained and proper procedures are followed for handling, storage and disposal of environmentally sensitive materials located within warehouse.

  • Strives for self improvement of on-the-job skills.

  • Possesses a good command of the English language.


How to Apply / Contact

Southeastern Electric Cooperative, Inc. is accepting applications for a Materials Accountant in our rural Sioux Falls office located at exit 68 on I-29.  This position requires a self-motivated individual provide custodial duties for ordering, receiving, storing and issuing line material, equipment, merchandise for resale, tools and safety equipment in warehouse or storage areas and to maintain supporting records for construction, retirement, operation and maintenance activities in a manner which produces maximum economic and administrative efficiencies.  Prior experience with an electric cooperative preferred along with a strong background in related software applications, such as NISC.

Full-time regular position with excellent benefit plan and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

For an application and job description, visit www.southeasternelectric.com or contact John McDonald at 800-333-2859 or john@southeastern.coop.  Application deadline is May 3, 2019.  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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