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Accountant is responsible for company-wide accounting activities for both capital projects and general accounting. The Accountant works daily with financial employees at all company locations.

All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards
· Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy’s values, mission, and strategic business objectives
· Reporting on overall capital project activity
· Reporting on overall fixed assets and depreciation activity
· Execution of weekly/monthly financial closing processes
· Analyze general ledger activity
· Fulfill operational and management data requests
· Prepare journal entries and general accounting duties as needed
This position is primarily in an office environment with the majority of the time spent sitting. Some travel may be required. Occasional lifting of office materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds is required.
Must be able to demonstrate a good safety record
· Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
· Must have a four-year accounting or similar degree and previous accounting experience
· Must have excellent analytical and computer skills
· Must have ability to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, and a positive attitude
· Experience with SAP, Power Plant, Excel and Word are preferred
· Knowledge of FERC-based accounting is desired
· Must be able to work effectively in an individual contributor or team environment

When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

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