WIA is hiring an Accounting Manager

WIA is hiring an Accounting Manager

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Accounting Manager l PDF Job Description

About the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority:

The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority (WIA) is a state instrumentality formed by the Wyoming Legislature in 2004 to diversify and expand the Wyoming economy by improving the energy infrastructure necessary to ensure the long-term viability of Wyoming’s natural resources. The WIA promotes and develops projects related to energy transmission, coal export terminals, clean coal generation technologies, and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).  WIA also has the ability to issue up to $1 billion in industrial revenue bonds to provide financing assistance to qualified projects.  WIA is the managing entity of the Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC), which is $21 million private/public partnership, providing research space for scale-up of carbon management technologies at the Dry Fork Power Station near Gillette, WY.


  • Manage WIA and the ITC’s day-to-day accounting, bookkeeping, payables, receivables, financial reporting and compliance duties.
  • Prepare financial documents.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal reporting requirements, and internal policies and procedures.
  • Manage WIA’s annual audit with third-party firm.
  • Prepare payroll and submit applicable tax filings.
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets, State of Wyoming budget documents and testimony for the Joint Appropriations Committee.
  • Track and document in-kind contributions for ITC.
  • Oversee ITC cost-share agreements and accrue expenses accordingly.
  • Assist with WIA project financing initiatives.
  • Assist with bonding activities.
  • Ideal candidate would have interest in the energy industry and embrace opportunity to grow into advanced roles as WIA’s mission evolves.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in accounting or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Hold valid State of Wyoming CPA license.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in public accounting.
  • Strong communication, including writing, editing and proof reading skills. Must have attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding and appreciation of the politics and culture of Wyoming and the rural west.

Additional information:

  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Physical Requirements: May occasionally need to transport office materials, up to 20 lbs.
  • Travel:   WIA will reimburse the standard mileage rate for personal vehicle use or provide a rental vehicle as needed.
  • Work hours: WIA works standard 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. office hours Monday through Friday, although travel and work on evenings and weekends may be required for outside events.
  • Salary: $55,000 per year, with annual incentive bonus up to 10% of annual salary based on merit.
  • Benefits: State of Wyoming health insurance plan, 403(b) retirement plan, and paid vacations.

Closing:  April 30, 2018 – Send resume and cover letter to Jason.begger@wyo.gov