This posting will remain open until the position is filled. We encourage you to apply early as we will review and consider candidates as they are received.EKPC Company InformationEast Kentucky Power Cooperative is an electric generation and transmission company headquartered in Winchester, KY, just 15 minutes east of Lexington. We also have facilities across the state of Kentucky that generate electric power and service centers for local power lines and substations support.EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state. EKPC provides a 401(k) retirement plan; a medical and dental plan; competitive vacation package; and a professional work environment.EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/VeteranKey RolesEast Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc. has an immediate opening for an Accounts Payable Accountant at our Winchester, Kentucky headquarters. This position is responsible for performing all aspects of the accounts payable function, which include processing invoices, validating general ledger account coding, performing sub-ledger reconciliations, compiling month-end accruals and preparing applicable journal entries. This role requires solid technical accounting skills, the ability to analyze financial data, and explain account variances to ensure the proper, accurate, and timely completion of various financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), various regulatory agencies (RUS, FERC, Kentucky Public Service Commission), and the policies of East Kentucky Power Cooperative. The ideal candidate should also have strong communication skills, be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, timeline-oriented environment.Key ResponsibilitiesCompiles, processes, verifies, and reconciles invoices, ensuring proper general ledger coding and timely payment in compliance with financial policies and procedures.Reconciles vendor statements, researches, and resolves vendor payment issues.Complies with state sales tax requirements by properly accruing sales tax on invoices.Prepares and files monthly and annual sales tax returns accurately and on time.Prepares and processes payment cycles with monthly reconciliation of disbursements, payables, and expense accounts.Processes required vendor updates and maintains the integrity of the vendor master file by collecting proper documentation, including W-9 forms from all vendors.Prepares 1099 forms for all appropriate vendors.Prepares the monthly accounts payable, expense reimbursement and procurement card journal entries.Utilizes the delivered PeopleSoft receipt accrual functionality to record the company’s open liabilities at month end.Assists in the annual audit process by providing analysis, supporting schedules, or documentation as needed.Performs other duties as assigned.Key RequirementsEducation: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related area required. Accounting degree preferred, but if in a related area, a minimum of 18 hours of college level accounting is required.Experience: Five (5) years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of FERC and RUS accounting requirements preferred.Knowledge of Excel and PeopleSoft applications.Strong written and oral communication skills.Must use discretion when dealing with sensitive accounting documents.CompetenciesTechnical/Professional Knowledge & SkillsContributing to Team SuccessDecision MakingCustomer FocusInitiating ActionWork StandardsConditions of EmploymentPrimarily an inside position with usual office conditions with regular lifting up to twenty (20) pounds and occasional climbing of stepladders.May require working outside normal hours.