Career Openings at PeADD

Current Openings

Accounting Clerk

The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) has an opportunity for a skilled Accounting Clerk. The accounting clerk is highly skilled in various computer and accounting software and is responsible for data entry and information management in our systems.  PeADD offers a work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated.  Examples include flexible work schedules; option for hybrid telework; and an extensive benefit package to include health/dental/vision insurance, retirement and immediate paid sick and vacation leave.  

PeADD is committed to recruiting and retaining individuals in a wide range of skills and occupations.  We need exceptional people who share our passion for promoting, developing, and protecting the economic, health, education and quality of life of the people of our nine-county area.    

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage the agency’s account payables using accounting software and other programs while accounting for separate entities and vendors;
  • Coding invoices, vouchers, expense reports, etc., by analyzing invoices and reports;
  • Maintain agency purchase orders, accurate vendor files, and invoice files while monitoring A/P aging reports;
  • Process vendor payments by monitoring discount opportunities, verify federal ID numbers, schedule and prepare checks, and resolve purchase orders, contracts, invoices, or payment discrepancies and documentation;
  • Process staff travel reimbursements and credit card reconciliations;
  • Maintains historical records through electronic filing;
  • Understands expense accounts and cost centers;
  • Assists with agency billing as needed for participant directed service programs;
  • Perform various processing responsibilities to include ACH drafts;
  • Assists with preparing payroll reports to process payroll tax return processing;

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.  Related work experience may be substituted for degree requirements;
  • Two years experience in office setting;
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills are a must;
  • Proficient in Excel spreadsheets to handle the administrative needs and reporting of the department;
  • Handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously

Join PeADD and help us improve the lives in the Pennyrile region of Kentucky!  PeADD is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D. 

Here's what our current employees have to say...

Service. Confidence. Accomplishment. These are the things that PeADD instills in us each day. The agency culture overflows with that of a family, both personal and professional. We are all working together to ensure our community is served and our fellow workers are cared for. In that, employees are encouraged to manage their day to the best of their ability in the way they can most efficiently and effectively accomplish their tasks. The local community sees those accomplishments every day, even when they don’t know who the people are behind the service. THAT is why we show up every morning; it doesn’t matter if it is in office, on the road, or from home. We show up because we care for our community and we care for each other.
Hayla Swaw
Senior Staff Accountant
I have developed so many skills working here and have been able to apply it to all aspects of life. I have developed my social skills by speaking in front of numerous committees and boards regularly, and have learned how to better manage time and resources.  The job has given me a new perspective on the great number of needs and challenges each of our communities face, and I am able to identify more ways to meet people’s needs.
Kyle Cunningham
Infrastructure Coordinator
I have worked at the Pennyrile Area Development District for 21 years and I feel very blessed and thankful to work for an organization that is dedicated and committed to serving our communities and citizens.  The most rewarding part of my job is providing excellent support to my co-workers and to our clients.  Each day at the PeADD office is a new opportunity to assist and serve.
Angela Gore
Administrative Assistant
My job gives me a chance to meet directly with civic and political leaders in all the cities and counties we serve and get to know the unique features of each community, with the goal of making each one a better place.  Promoting regional planning and development also allows me the opportunity to network with my colleagues from around the state, sharing ideas, successes, challenges and other experiences I can draw on to improve the Pennyrile.  Working at PeADD means I am part of a team of professionals who share a passion and drive to make the region the best it can be.
Jared Nelson
Community Development Specialist /
Public Administration Specialist