Position Opening: Accountant II

Starting Base Pay:  $33/hr. or commensurate based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits:  SDRS Pension, 401(k), health insurance with employer HSA contribution, vacation/sick leave/holiday pay.

Heartland Energy, located in Madison, SD, is looking to hire a full-time Accountant. The successful candidate will perform general accounting duties relating to all functions of Heartland Energy, collaborating with others within the organization. Heartland’s Accountant will be responsible for accurately performing accounting transactions, reports, and financial statements in accordance with accounting standards. This includes developing and tracking budgets, the preparation of customer billings, monthly reports, preparation of audit work papers and associated reports, and economic development loan documents and reports. The ideal candidate will reside in the Madison community, be a team-oriented self-starter with precise attention to detail and have a solid and reliable work ethic.

Heartland Energy is a public power company providing affordable, reliable energy solutions as well as economic development programs to cities and state institutions in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
• An associate degree in Accounting and five years of accounting experience may be considered. CPA licensure or higher education is a plus.
• Knowledge and proficiency of generally accepted accounting principles.
• Ability to prepare accurate and comprehensive financial statements and reports.
• Must possess a high level of professional integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
• Ability to develop positive working relationships with a variety of individuals.
• High level of proficiency in using Excel and Power Point.
• SAGE Accounting software experience is a plus.
• Excellent communication skills.
• A record of team project and/or people leadership skills along with the willingness to take initiative, meet deadlines, and understand the business.
• A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth.
• A valid driver’s license is required.

Benefits Include:
Health insurance and employer contribution to a Health Savings Account.
Retirement pension plan and employer contribution to a 401(k) savings plan.
Generous paid time off with vacation, sick leave, and holidays.

An application for employment is available below. To apply for this position, please email the application along with your resume and transcripts to hr@heartlandenergy.com or mail to:

Heartland Energy
Attn: Theresa Schaefer
P.O. Box 248
Madison, SD 57042

Questions can be directed to hr@heartlandenergy.com or (605) 256-6536. This position is open until it is filled.