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Senior Energy Accounting Analyst

LocationOakland, California;

Requisition ID # 141300 

Job Category: Accounting / Finance 

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance

Work Type: Hybrid

Job Location: Oakland; Alameda; Alta; Angels Camp; Antioch; Auberry; Auburn; Avenal; Avila Beach; Bakersfield; Balch Camp; Bear Valley; Belden; Bellota; Belmont; Benicia; Berkeley; Brentwood; Brisbane; Buellton; Burney; Buttonwillow; Calistoga; Campbell; Canyon Dam; Canyondam; Capitola; Caruthers; Chico; Clearlake; Clovis; Coalinga; Colusa; Concord; Concord; Corcoran; Cottonwood; Cupertino; Daly City; Danville; Davis; Dinuba; Downieville; Dublin; Emeryville; Eureka; Fairfield; Folsom; Fort Bragg; Fortuna; Fremont; French Camp; Fresno; Fresno; Fulton; Garberville; Geyserville; Gilroy; Goodyear; Grass Valley; Guerneville; Half Moon Bay; Hayward; Hinkley; Hollister; Holt; Houston; Huron; Jackson; Kerman; King City; Lakeport; Lemoore; Lincoln; Linden; Livermore; Lodi; Loomis; Los Banos; Lower Lake; Madera; Magalia; Manteca; Manton; Mariposa; Martell; Marysville; Maxwell; Menlo Park; Merced; Meridian; Millbrae; Milpitas; Modesto; Monterey; Montgomery Creek; Morgan Hill; Morro Bay; Moss Landing; Mountain View; Napa; Needles; Newark; Newman; Novato; Oakdale; Oakhurst; Oakley; Olema; Orinda; Orland; Oroville; Palo Alto; Palo Cedro; Paradise; Parkwood; Paso Robles; Petaluma; Pioneer; Pismo Beach; Pittsburg; Placerville; Pleasant Hill; Point Arena; Potter Valley; Quincy; Rancho Cordova; Red Bluff; Redding; Richmond; Ridgecrest; Rio Vista; Rocklin; Roseville; Round Mountain; Sacramento; Salinas; San Bruno; San Carlos; San Francisco; San Francisco; San Jose; San Luis Obispo; San Mateo; San Rafael; San Ramon; San Ramon; Sanger; Santa Cruz; Santa Maria; Santa Nella; Santa Rosa; Selma; Shaver Lake; Sonoma; Sonora; South San Francisco; Springville; Stockton; Storrie; Taft; Tracy; Turlock; Twain; Ukiah; Vacaville; Vallejo; Walnut Creek; Wasco; Washington; Watsonville; West Sacramento; Wheatland; Whitmore; Willits; Willow Creek; Willows; Windsor; Winters; Woodland; Yuba City

Department Overview

Corporate Accounting provides accurate and timely delivery of company’s consolidated financial statements, variance analyses, account reconciliations, and other analyses that support the filing of Forms 10Q and 10K.  The high-profile department provides a great place for energized and talented employees to ignite their career, make a contribution, and be recognized.  The work of our department is key to the Company and provides challenge and variety including application of appropriate accounting treatment and analyses under GAAP, FERC, Tax and SEC reporting.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated, capable Senior Accounting Analyst to work in our Energy Accounting team, a sub-team of Corporate Accounting.  This individual should have strong analytical skills and be detail oriented and self-directed.  He or she should have excellent oral and written communication skills.

This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned work location based on business need. The assigned work location will be within the PG&E Service Territory.

PG&E is providing the hourly rate range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual hourly rate paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity. This job is also eligible to participate in PG&E’s discretionary incentive compensation programs. 

The hourly rate for this position ranges from $38.94 to $58.17

Job Responsibilities

Reviews and interprets policies, reporting requirements, rules, and regulations:

  • Analyzes and implements regulatory decisions and records the resulting balancing account entries
  • Identifies issues, proposes solutions, and documents conclusions with minimal supervision

Monitors and develops monthly reports, and provides record of assets, liabilities and/or other transactions:

  • Assists in the month-end closing process including journal entry preparation
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations for complex / high-risk accounts, including communications with appropriate internal and external business partners to understand / resolve reconciling items
  • Prepares monthly variance analysis
  • Prepares supporting documentation for annual and quarterly financial, tax and regulatory filings, and/or income tax return

Interprets data, reports, and records for managers/stakeholders:

  • Provides supporting documentation and explanations to internal and external auditors
  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of assigned sections and responds to inquiries, with minimal supervision
  • Manages communication with internal and external parties

Assists in setup of processes, procedures, and other improvement efficiencies:

  • Identifies process improvements to reduce risk and create efficiencies at the desk level
  • Assists in the implementation of process improvement initiatives undertaken by the department
  • Performs quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley testing for compliance

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4 years of accounting experience

Desired:

  • Knowledge of utility rate making and regulatory processes
  • Six or more years relevant experience
  • Proficient computer skills (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of financial analysis and internal controls
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, SEC and FERC requirements
  • Excellent research and issue resolution skills
  • Ability to assess and recommend solutions for moderate to complex projects
  • CPA or equivalent required
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