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Job Opening - Director of Finance and Administration

Washington Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WEC), a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative in Marietta, Ohio, seeks candidates for the position of Director of Finance and Administration.


Under the direction of the general manager/CEO, the director of finance and administration directs the activities of the finance and administration department in the areas of general ledger accounting, utility system accounting, reports and taxes, financial administration, personnel records, corporate insurance, corporate headquarter facilities maintenance, payroll, and fringe benefits. This position also coordinates preparation of the annual budget.


Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with coursework in business management required. CPA or master’s degree beneficial. Experience in accounting and business management as it directly relates to electric utility accounting principles may be substituted for some formal education.


The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience, preferably at the supervisory level or at an electric utility. Experience working with a board of directors is a plus.


Additional requirements include the ability to speak effectively before groups and to resolve customer complaints. Participation in self-training and continuing education will be required. Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record, and conform to the cooperative’s drug-free workplace policy.


WEC provides safe, affordable, and reliable power to 10,500 members in portions of six counties in southeastern Ohio. It is governed by a democratically elected, seven-member board of trustees. WEC is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive benefits package and competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Resumes will be accepted until Feb. 1, 2019. Send cover letter and resume to Jeff Triplett, General Manager, Washington Electric Cooperative, P.O. Box 800, Marietta, OH  45750, or via e-mail to

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