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Senior Energy Accounting Analyst

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID# 147885Job Category: Accounting / FinanceJob Level: Individual ContributorBusiness Unit: FinanceWork Type: HybridJob Location: Oakland; Alameda; Alta; American Canyon; 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; 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 CityDepartment OverviewCorporate 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 SummaryWe are seeking a highly motivated, capable Senior Accounting Analyst to work in our Energy Accounting team, a sub-team of Corporate Accounting. The successful candidate should have strong analytical skills, take initiative, and have a detail-oriented eye when working through large data sets. This role will require clear and concise communication skills in addition to strong writing 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. There will be occasional visits to the Oakland General Office as business needs require. PG&E is providing the hourly rate range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time ofthe job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual hourly rate paid to an individualwill 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 inPG&E's discretionary incentive compensation programs.The hourly rate for this position ranges from $38.94 to $58.17Job ResponsibilitiesReviews 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 supervisionMonitors 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, includingcommunications 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 returnInterprets 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 partiesAssists 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 complianceQualificationsMinimum:
          • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, or equivalent work experience
          • 4 years of accounting experienceDesired:
            • 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

Keywords: Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Oakland , Senior Energy Accounting Analyst, Professions , Oakland, California

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