Position Opens: 2018-12-18


Pend Oreille County Public Utility District is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Controller. This is a management level accounting position at our Newport location. The position will perform all controllership functions for the District and is responsible for the District’s financial statements, supporting ledgers, including but not limited to the general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, and accounts receivable.

Also, the Controller position will develop and administer procedures and controls associated with the disbursement of District funds, including materials management, purchasing, payroll, general ledgers and accounting of all District funds. The Controller will also maintain external financial contacts and good working relationships with the District’s auditors, commercial and investment bankers, bond counsel, bond-rating agencies, insurance brokers, peers in the PUD financial community and other similar contacts.

Education and Qualifications

Successful applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  • At least 5 years progressive experience in finance, accounting and/or auditing
  • Possession of a CPA preferred
  • Management experience and electric utility experience are desired
  • Public accounting auditor experience is highly desired

How to Apply

Interested candidates, please complete the online application referenced below, including a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. If preferred, you can email an application, along with a resume and cover letter, to:; or, mail application materials to P.O. Box 190, Newport WA 99156 Attn:  Human Resources.

Should you have any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Lloyd Clark (HR Manager) via email at

Controller Application

Starting salary is DOQ
Position open until filled

The Public Utility District of Pend Oreille County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.