Controller (Brackettville)

Job Details



End Date

Until Filled

Job Type

Full-Time, Exempt



Job Description

Direct the general accounting and plant accounting functions to maintain accurate financial records. Responsible for administering proficient application of RUS accounting guidelines and for insuring proper applications of generally accepted accounting principles. Position will develop and recommend policy changes as related to accounting policies and procedures, business functions and internal controls.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and/or prepare monthly financial reports, including balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows for monthly board meetings
  • Review federal and state payroll regulatory reports
  • Review sales tax and gross receipt reports
  • Stay abreast of new and changing regulatory filing requirements
  • Work closely with various departments, management and executive team to share reports, analysis findings, and provide tactical information to support and emphasize continual improvement
  • Provide analysis of financial trends, variances to benchmarks and key process indicators
  • Maintain compliance with US GAAP and RUS financial reporting requirements
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies and submit various tax filings
  • Prepare and maintain schedules and documents to support external audits
  • Actively participate in the annual audit process by coordinating and communicating with external auditors as needed
  • Prepare and maintain budget schedules and reports
  • Work with department managers/directors to develop annual department budgets
  • Assist with the development of various forecasts, including but not limited to; ten-year financial forecast, payroll projections and construction budgets
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Provide status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and prepare reports as needed
  • Perform other duties as required by management
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Learn and comply with Cooperative’s safety rules and procedures


  • A. in Business Administration – Accounting is required
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation preferred
  • Knowledge of RUS uniform system of accounts, RUS specifications, general business and accounting procedures
  • Five (5) years of bookkeeping or accounting experience preferred
  • Possess an analytical and mathematical mindset with great problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to accomplish a variety of projects simultaneously within established deadlines
  • Knowledge and application of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office; proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to become familiar with accounting software and programs
  • Possess a valid Texas driver’s license
  • Insurable with the Cooperative’s auto insurance carrier
  • Must be or become certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to maintain a harmonious working relationship with all Cooperative employees

Working Conditions

  • Office environment
  • Subject to irregular hours
  • Subject to travel, including multiple over-night stays
  • To ensure all employees are provided with drug free and alcohol-free working conditions, pre-employment, post- accident, reasonable cause and random drug and alcohol tests are conducted on all employees

Physical Requirements

  • Required to pass a physical examination when employed
  • Must have sufficient health to perform the essential functions, duties and responsibilities of the job
  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Traveling

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.