Website New Hampshire Electric Cooperative, Inc.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST

THE POSITION:

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, this position will ensure that liabilities incurred on behalf of NHEC for materials received and services rendered are processed and paid in a timely fashion and monitor all functions related to accounts payable to provide accurate financial reports in accordance with established accounting policies and efficient management of NHEC.
Specific responsibilities include:
• Manage vendors, including setup, maintenance, and updates of all required vendor information and documents related to accounts payable.
• Manage, process, and pay all accounts payable invoices timely and verify compliance with existing procedures/policies related to accounts payable, including purchasing, assets, and cash disbursements.
• Monitor outstanding check reports to address stale dated items and annually submit abandoned property as required.
• Prepares and distributes Form 1099’s as required in compliance with IRS regulations.
• Supports the strategic goals of NHEC by assisting in the process of developing, reporting on, and achieving Balanced Scorecard objectives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

THE PERSON:

A minimum of four to five years combined experience in the field of accounting. Ability to adapt to working in a fast paced, deadline driven working environment. Being capable of handling a diverse set of job responsibilities is a must. Must have good organizational and prioritizing skills. Being able to function and contribute in a high performing team environment is essential. A basic understanding of Accounting Theory and the application of generally accepted Accounting Principles. This position will have a strong focus and emphasis on responsibilities surrounding the area of Accounts Payable with secondary responsibilities in Purchasing and General Ledger maintenance.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Normal office conditions. Occasional overtime may be required.
• Assistance with power restoration efforts is required of all employees. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes.

NHEC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer