Jobs at Charles Mix Electric

Office Manager

Charles Mix Electric Association, (CME) is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as the Office Manager. This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of finance and administrative duties of the Cooperative. This includes direct participation in the accounting, investing, financing, various reporting functions, human resources and benefit administration.

Job Responsibilities:

Providing direction and oversight of the cooperative financial and administrative operations.

Other responsibilities of the role include:

Primary responsibilities are in payroll, credit and sale, purchasing and accounts payable, but includes:

  • Maintaining adequate cash flow & working capital to assist the general manager in making decisions on investing cash reserves, applying for financing, and requisitioning loan funds.
  • Coordinating the annual budget preparation process with all departments and monitoring results.
  • Oversight and preparation of all financial functions of the cooperative
  • Providing regular reports to the general manager and Board of Directors.
  • Staying current on trends and requirements in cooperative accounting and finance fields.
  • Optimize procedures & training to improve productivity, customer service, safety and employee morale.
  • Coordinating all human resources functions.
  • Being a public advocate for the Cooperative business model.

Position Requirements:

  • Management experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or substantial equivalent job experience. C.P.A. preferred.
  • Thorough working knowledge of financial and cash management, capital planning, budgeting and forecasting, insurance and risk management, plant accounting and consumer billing, collection practices and procedures and data process is required.
  • Completion of R.U.S. accounting training with in the first two years of employment will be required.


Charles Mix Electric Association is An Equal Opportunity Employer and offers excellent NRECA retirement plans, competitive benefit programs and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.

Application deadline is November 8th 2021. To apply for the position please submit the Charles Mix Electric job application, a cover letter, your resume and 3 references with contact information to:

General Manager
Charles Mix Electric Assoc.
PO Box 10
Lake Andes, SD 57356

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