• Black Hills Energy
  • $95,750.00 -202,760.00/year*
  • Minneapolis , MN
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 9201 Nicollet Ave

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Job Specifications

This important role will use accounting and finance experience, business analytics and communication skills to effectively manage, plan, organize and direct timely, high-quality financial and operational decisions in support of financing strategies and corporate objectives.

LOCATION:??? Rapid City, SD

  • A Comprehensive Relocation Plan is offered for this position! Our benefits include but are not limited to: home finding trip, transportation of household goods, temporary housing expenses, destination apartment search assistance, paid time off to move, transition and spousal career support, home finder and purchase assistance, relocation adjustment allowance, destination new purchase closing costs. Depending on individual circumstances, our benefit may also include trips home during temporary housing, renter?s lease cancellation assistance, or home marketing and sale closing cost assistance and/or purchase closing cost assistance. Contents of our relocation program are subject to change and may vary based on position.

SALARY RANGE:??? $82,100?- $114,110 (Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

CLOSING DATE:???? This position will remain open until filled.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:???? Assistant Treasurer


  • Administer the financial analysis activities and provide the analysis and interpretation of results to manager and upper management.
  • Assist management in preparation of presentations to the rating agencies, investors, regulatory
  • bodies and internal management.
  • Oversee and review treasury process flow and procedure documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls as defined within Sarbanes-Oxley documentation for Treasury operations.
  • Analyze industry and company trends and summarize findings for management.
  • Lead team in understanding and interpreting complex accounting pronouncements applicable to Treasury related activities.
  • Manage compliance with internal controls as defined within Sarbanes-Oxley documentation for Treasury operations.?
  • Manage compliance with all representations, warranties and covenants associated with financing agreements.
  • Review monthly accounting entries and account reconciliations for all debt, interest payments and accrual transactions, hedging activities, debt and equity capitalization and equity transaction.?
  • Supervise completion of 10Q and 10K financial disclosures.
  • Guide or participate in discussions for corporate financing (debt issuances, equity offerings, use of derivatives such as hedges, swaps, options and futures) including creating and analyzing complex financial modeling scenarios.
  • Determine optimum utilization of short and long-term financing instruments.
  • Coordinate implementation of Treasury initiatives including debt issuances, equity offerings, capitalization structures, hedging strategies, interest impact, and other derivative financing options.
  • Compile or review filings and presentations related to all internal and external compliance and reporting requirements completed within the Treasury department including, but not limited to, SEC reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley, financing activities, regulatory filings, rating agency, bondholder and investor requests, etc.
  • Oversee the delivery of information to lenders, rating agencies, regulatory commissions and bondholders, as requested.
  • Assist in developing rate review strategies for capital structures and long-term cost of debt and writing testimony.
  • Determine and set priorities for direct reports.
  • Work with Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer to manage investment banking and rating agency relationships.
  • Assist in M&A transactions.
  • Manage or participate in ad-hoc special projects related to all areas of treasury.
  • Determine and set priorities for direct reports.
  • Develop employee development plans for direct and indirect reports to enhance their professional development.


  • Support the Company?s strategic objectives including our mission, vision and values.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication both internally and externally.
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Primary Internal Departments:
    • Accounting
    • Internal Audit
    • Regulatory
    • Legal
    • Tax
  • Primary External Vendors:
    • Banking Institutions
    • Investment Bankers
    • Regulatory Commissions
    • Law Firms
    • Rating Agencies
    • External Audit


  • A combination of 7 years in public accounting, corporate finance or accounting experience required.


  • Bachelor?s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master?s degree preferred.


  • Prior experience in utility or energy related industry preferred.
  • Competent level of knowledge related to business and accounting procedures and methods.
  • Extensive knowledge of automated accounting and spreadsheet software in relationship to financial and operational processes.?
  • Experience working with Hyperion Essbase/SmartView, Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Strategic Finance a plus.
  • Experience working with a large accounting software system ? PeopleSoft Experience a plus.


  • Capability to complete detailed review of information presented and identify risks and opportunities.?
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Ability to manage multiple functions simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills.?
  • Ability to exercise good business judgment in complex interrelated business issues.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Products.


  • CPA or CFA designation preferred.


  • Applicant must be able to perform the essential job functions of the position with or without accommodation.

About our Company: We are a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company that is devoted to our communities. We have a mission to improve life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture sparks unique perspectives, opening doors to new ideas and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 2800 employees and serve 1.2 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package: annual incentive program, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, additional Veteran PTO, military leave differential pay, paid holidays and annual floating holidays, company paid short term and long term disability, paid maternity and paternity benefits, health and wellness program, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.? This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position.? The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations.? This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.?? Job descriptions may and do change periodically.

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an EEO Employer.

Associated topics: annuities, bond, broker, commodities, dow jones, equity, ira, market, risk, securities broker

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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