Careers

 

We provide an excellent working environment and offer a variety of exciting and challenging career paths. We pay competitive salaries with excellent benefits. Laclede Electric Cooperative has been in business since 1938.

Current Job Openings

When we have job openings, we post them here and through careers.electric.coop

Laclede Electric Cooperative does not accept unsolicited resumes.

Cost Accountant

Looking for a skilled Cost Accountant with a knack for financial analysis! If you’re detail-oriented and enjoy working with numbers, consider joining our team.  As a Cost Accountant, you’ll play a key role in helping us understand our financial landscape and make informed decisions.  Let your analytical skills shine as you uncover opportunities for growth and make a tangible impact on our bottom line.  Apply now to contribute to our company’s success!

What we’re looking for:

  • Associate’s and/or bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration, or related discipline is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in corporate accrual accounting is preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret budgets, general ledgers and accounting functions, and apply cooperative accounting practices and principles.
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must possess and demonstrate effective administrative and leadership skills.
  • Understanding of double entry accrual accounting is essential, plus the ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word proficiently.
  • Work is performed in a typical office setting and may involve intermittent standing, walking, sitting, bending, or crouching. May lift objects up to 10 pounds on a regular basis and up to 25 pounds occasionally.
  • Passing a company required drug screening is mandatory.

What you can expect:

  • Apply properly and accurately the accounting principles relating to the electric utility industry.
  • Develop a unique working knowledge of the accounting requirements following the Rural Development Utilities Program (RDUP) procedures for nonprofit distribution electric cooperatives.
  • Safeguard permanent accounting records in a confidential manner and in compliance with internal control policies and procedures.
  • In coordination with the General Accountant, distributes vendor invoices to appropriate departments for approval, ensures processing of all accounts payable in a timely manner, and archives all check vouchers and invoices.
  • Maintains fixed asset accounting of all distribution plant of the Cooperative and processes special equipment on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for all fleet related invoices, maintaining subsidiary records on all fleet equipment, and processes monthly transportation costs to the appropriate capital and expense areas.
  • Charge out inventory material used, posts all inventory related invoices, and processes monthly inventory close and stores expense spread.
  • Prepare inventory of work order summaries and process closing of work orders.

Coordinates the requisition process across all Cooperative departments, solicits quotes from vendors on material purchases, prepares and remits electronic purchase order, and monitors the open purchase orders are closed when fully invoiced.

Candidates should also complete a pre-employment assessment using the Wonderlic testing system: https://apply.select.wonderlic.com/ZJUZFQ/Laclede-Electric-Cooperative

Customer Service Representative

Laclede Electric Cooperative has immediate openings for full-time Customer Service Representatives in our Waynesville and Lebanon offices to join our team! We are seeking someone with a passion for customer service as interacting with our members via phone and in-person is top priority. To be successful in this position, applicants should have a positive, upbeat attitude as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and 10-key are preferred. Minimum qualifications include: a high school diploma or equivalent, a clean drug screening test, and a satisfactory background check.

Laclede Electric offers excellent compensation, including a benefit package of medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance plus matching AD&D, business travel accident, 401K with match, employer-paid defined benefit plan, education assistance as well as paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays.

Candidates should also complete a pre-employment assessment using the Wonderlic testing system. 
https://apply.select.wonderlic.com/C4WUVF/Laclede-Electric-Cooperative

Accounting Supervisor

Are you an experienced accounting professional looking to take your career to the next level? Do you possess exceptional leadership skills and a passion for driving financial excellence? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Join us as an Accounting Supervisor and embark on a journey where your expertise will shape the financial future of our organization. If you’re ready to lead, inspire, and transform, we invite you to join us on this exciting adventure. Apply now and let’s build a brighter financial future together!

What we’re looking for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related discipline is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five years of progressive experience in financial accounting, preferably RUS accounting and GAAP.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must possess and demonstrate effective administrative and leadership skills.
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting software is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word are essential.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret budgets, general ledgers and accounting functions, and apply cooperative accounting practices and principles.
  • Work is performed in a typical office setting and may involve intermittent standing, walking, sitting, bending, or crouching. May lift objects up to 10 pounds on a regular basis and up to 25 pounds occasionally.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Passing a company required drug screening is mandatory.

What you can expect:

  • Responsible for accurately and efficiently maintaining financials and accounting records consistent with Rural Utilities Service (RUS) accounting practices and procedures as well as GAAP.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the Cooperative’s general ledger accounting system employing the Uniform System of Accounts prescribed by the Rural Development Utilities Programs (RDUP).
  • Supervise and direct various accounting functions including accounts payable/receivable, fixed asset transactions, distribution of asset management and fleet management, material inventory processing, work order analysis and processes, purchasing activities, and regular report preparation.
  • Supervise and direct the Capital Credits Coordinator including oversight of subsidiary ledgers as they relate to Capital credit allocations, damage claims, collections, forecasting, estate retirement, and general recordkeeping.
  • Assists the CFO with development/coordination of the annual budget process, Fort Leonard Wood contract administration, financial reporting and annual audit preparation, monthly bank and ledger reconciliations, and provide research and analysis support for special projects.

Laclede Electric offers excellent compensation, including a benefit package of medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance plus matching AD&D, business travel accident, 401K with match, employer-paid defined benefit plan, education assistance as well as paid sick leave, vacation, and holidays.

Candidates should also complete a pre-employment assessment using the Wonderlic testing system. https://apply.select.wonderlic.com/W54QWJ/Laclede-Electric-Cooperative

Application Form

Please fax or email the completed form to the attention of hr@lacledeelectric.com or fax (417)-532-4075.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, please contact our Human Resources Director at hr@lacledeelectric.com or (417)-532-3164.  Toll-free number is (800)-299-3164.

Qualified persons who are members of racial or ethnic minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Laclede Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics prohibited by law.

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Laclede Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity provider and employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled