Gulf Power Company
This posting is to fill an Accountant position at Gulf Power Company. This is an exempt professional position at our Corporate Office in Pensacola, FL. Major responsibilities include monitoring of internal controls, account reconciliations and research, monthly close-out activities and preparation of operating report schedules.
B.A. / B.S. Accounting degree is preferred. Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Rule 404 is a plus.
Must possess strong analytical and technical accounting skills and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office 2007 software including Excel and Word. Experience with Southern Company Maximo and/or Oracle applications is desirable.
The successful candidate is a self-starter, team player, has leadership qualities, the ability to manage multiple projects and make sound business judgment with intelligent risk taking, and possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must exhibit our "Southern Style" values of unquestionable trust, superior performance, and total commitment.
Must currently live in or be willing to relocate to Pensacola FL area. Relocation assistance available.
Subject to Gulf Power tobacco policy: you must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, dip, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.
Gulf Power Company is an investor-owned electric utility with all of its common stock owned by Atlanta-based Southern Company.
With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer.