The Accountant at Bell County Water Control & Improvement District #1 is a high level position with budgetary and purchasing oversight as well as fiscal controls and compliance. There are three Administrative positions at the District including the Accountant, so general administrative support is also a job requirement.
The District has both water and wastewater enterprise funds with a combined annual budget of about $12 million. More than 99% of revenues are from wholesale operations. Wholesale water is provided for the cities of; Belton, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Killeen and Nolanville. Additionally, wholesale water is provided to Fort Hood Military Reservation and 439 Water Supply Corporation. Wastewater service is provided to the City of Killeen and to Fort Hood. Currently the District is governed by a 5 member board. Legislation has been filed to expand the board to 7 members beginning November 2020.
Advanced knowledge of QuickBooks and Excel; considerable knowledge of fixed assets, constructions in progress, and accounts payable functions; considerable knowledge of budgetary, accounting and reporting systems.
The ability to prepare and analyze financial reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees; ability to communicate both orally and in writing in English, and the ability to operate computer equipment.
Must be a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
Additional Salary Information: The District has excellent benefits. TCDRS retirement at 7% with a 2:1 match upon vesting. Deferred compensation, health insurance and other benefits included.
About Bell County WCID 1
Bell County is in Central Texas approximately mid-way between Austin and Waco. The Bell County Water Control & Improvement District #1[The District] is the largest wholesale water provider in Bell County, providing wholesale water to Fort Hood, Belton, Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Nolanville and Killeen.
The District Administration office includes the General Manager, the Accountant and a Business Office Manager.