As Controller you lead the financial services and activities to maintain the near-term and long-term financial health of VEC. You have a passion for working in an analytical, problem-solving, collaborative environment that provides management of financial reporting, payroll, risk insurance, taxes, general accounting, forecasting, budgeting, rates, grant administration, inventory, fleet and purchasing functions.
Your work is the foundation of VEC’s ability to provide affordable rates by fostering a company-wide culture of financial prudence, ensuring appropriate yet practical financial controls, and building the capacity of your staff to engage in strategic and tactical financial decisions. You are extremely detail-oriented, with a commitment to following the rules and following up, while being able to think creatively and pivot quickly. You wear many hats, enjoy leading a team, and working with managers around the company to achieve VEC financial goals and objectives.
You are committed to VEC’s mission of providing safe, affordable, and reliable energy services. You understand your impact by ensuring a strong, financially stable cooperative for the members we serve across Northern Vermont.
At VEC, we are on a culture journey. We are intentional about creating a work environment where everyone has the chance to voice their opinions. We know that having different perspectives makes us safer, stronger, and more innovative. We believe that supporting diversity and inclusion is an active process that requires continuous commitment in order to promote healthy people, healthy communities, and future success. We believe that leadership can exist at all levels within the organization, and we encourage leadership and technical skill development for all employees. VEC values a highly functioning team environment where everyone has the opportunity to make a positive impact. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. VEC encourages applicants to voluntarily self-identify as part of the application process.