Chief Financial Officer Position OPEN

Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc. is accepting applications for a Chief Financial Officer. This is a high-level position responsible for the Cooperative’s financial health. Performing high-level accounting and finance functions is required. This position also participates in the overall management and implementation of strategic goals for the Cooperative. Upon meeting eligibility requirements, this position offers health care benefits, retirement benefits, paid time off, and paid scheduled holidays.


  • Four-year accredited college degree in accounting or finance or five (5) years experience in a similar position or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of finance, accounting, and office procedures. Must become familiar with the RUS Uniform System of Accounts, FERC accounting, and BEC’s National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) accounting and finance systems and become proficient within 45 days. Must have a solid working knowledge of computer software, including all Microsoft products, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Possess a strong and diverse track record of progressive responsibility in finance management.

About Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BEC) is a small, non-profit, member-owned rural electric cooperative nestled against the Beartooth Mountains in Red Lodge, Montana. Located 60 miles south of Billings, MT, this quaint town has a rich history and culture dating back to the 1800s. From its early days as a Native American trading post to its more recent reputation as an outdoor recreation mecca. It’s known for its amazing skiing, snowmobiling, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, camping, and rafting opportunities (just to name a few), as well as its friendly locals. The drive from Red Lodge to Cooke City via the Beartooth Highway is well known as one of the most beautiful drives in the US. No matter the season, Red Lodge is the Base Camp to the Beartooths.

BEC serves Carbon County, portions of Stillwater and Sweetgrass Counties in Montana, and portions of Park County in Wyoming. BEC is involved in energy efficiency, local renewable projects, and beneficial electrification and is committed to our service area communities. Our mission is to provide our members with reliable, reasonable priced electricity and related services delivered in a safe and efficient manner.

CFO Position Description Employment Application

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the completed employment application, resume, and cover letter by e-mail to: or drop it off at Beartooth Electric Cooperative, Inc., 1306 N Broadway Ave, Red Lodge, MT. Have Questions? Call 406-446-2310 and ask to speak to the General Manager.

Deadline to Apply

The position will remain open until filled.

BEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Vets and the Disabled. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (PDF), BEC offers the opportunity to voluntarily self-identify as part of the application process.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.