2020 Employee of the Year – Jeffery Scott Aukerman

Jeffery was born into a proud and dedicated military family in Arlington Texas.  Therefore; growing up consisted of relocating to many…

2020 4th Quarter Employee- Mark Kestler

Kelly Byrd is a native Texas, born in Crowell Texas. He moved to Wichita Falls, Texas in 1980 with his mother where he graduated from Hirschi High school. Kelly has been blessed with two sons and two daughters….

2020 3rd Quarter Employee- Kelly Byrd

Kelly Byrd is a native Texas, born in Crowell Texas. He moved to Wichita Falls, Texas in 1980 with his mother where he graduated from Hirschi High school. Kelly has been blessed with two sons and two daughters….

2020 2nd Quarter Employee- Brent Fry

Brent Fry was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas. He graduated from Rider High School as part of the class of 1989. While in high school Brent worked in a machine shop, then …

2020 1st Quarter Employee- Jeffery Scott Aukerman

Jeffery was born into a proud and dedicated military family in Arlington Texas.  Therefore; growing up consisted of relocating to many…

2019 State Worker of the Year – Jamie Chilton

Jamie is a native Texan. Jamie is a true example of an overcomer, her quiet, kind and gentle disposition is nothing less than pure sweetness.

Now Hiring

Beacon Lighthouse for the Blind of Wichita Falls is now hiring for the following positions: Accounting Clerk

 

Job brief

We are looking for a skilled Accounting Clerk to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial tasks. This is a part time position, Monday-Thursday 8:30-3:00, with the potential to advance to full time. Flexible hours may be available after training.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
  • Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
  • Reconcile accounts in a timely manner
  • Enter key data of financial transactions into database daily
  • Provide assistance and support to company personnel
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Constantly update job knowledge
  • Any other tasks deemed necessary for the company’s processes to flow efficiently

Requirements and skills

  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills
  • Well organized
  • High school diploma
  • Bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, or previous accounting experience is a plus

 

Please contact Valerie Petro at vpetro@beaconwf.com or 940-767-0888 if you are interested in applying.

Ph. (940) 767-0888, (800) 262-6412, FAX (940) 767-0893

 

Introducing Our New CEO Judy Koetter!

Mrs. Judy Koetter joined the family of Beacon Lighthouse in November, 1987, as the Business Manager. In August, 2008 she complete her Bachelor of Science in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude)  from Kaplan University/Davenport, IA (currently Purdue Global) and was promoted to CFO. Currently, serving as President/CEO Judy enjoys her Beacon Family and working to build a company set for growth and prosperity in the present and future.  Happiness is one think, but a purpose working with a great team at Beacon (which is definitely the greatest) is what truly brings joy every single day.

 

 

Introducing Our New CFO Valerie Petro!

Mrs. Valerie Petro has been an employee of Beacon Lighthouse, Inc. since May 2007. She began as an accounting clerk and has worked her way up to her current position as CFO. She graduated from Wayland Baptist University with honors in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Accounting. She loves working at Beacon Lighthouse, Inc. because the focus of the company is to give job opportunities to the blind and visually impaired, a community that might otherwise be overlooked in the traditional workforce. She looks forward to helping the company continue to grow and flourish in her new position.

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EVENTS

June 24, 2020

2020 Annual Award Banquet

Awards Banquet 2020 Recognized:

  • 2020 Employee of the Year Scott Aukerman
  • Board Member Jackie Spraggins for her long-term service to the board and many other activities aiding the blind and low vision.
  • Carroll Murphy – 5 Years of Service
  • Eldon Alderman – 10 Years of Service
  • Barbara Brawner – 20 Years of Service
  • Lisa SanMiguel – Announcement of Retirement
  • Elizabeth Koren & Guide Dog Aires – New Hires with the Beacon Family

OUR LOCATIONS

BEACON EXPRESS
BLDG 2961 VANTURE BLVD
FORT SILL OK 73503

580-354-9250

580-442-7495

BASE SUPPLY CENTER
SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE
BUILDING #649, AVENUE H

940-855-7757

940-855-7758

ADMINISTRATION & FACTORY
300 SEVENTH STREET
WICHITA FALLS TX 76301

800-262-6412
940-767-0888
940-767-0893

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