Sr. Financial Reporting Accountant
Horizon Wind Energy - Houston, TX

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs corporate accounting, consolidations, financial reporting, and internal control compliance functions. Creates and interprets financial information, statements, and reports.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
• Prepares project company financial statements and disclosures from trial balances and system-generated reports, making adjusting entries as needed
• Prepares financial statements including balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and footnotes
• Supports external audits of prepared statements
• Inputs and analyzes data in corporate consolidation system (Magnitude)
• Analyzes, allocates, and explains balance sheet movements in accordance with predefined parameters
• Interacts with the EDP consolidations team to ensure proper account-mapping and presentation
• Generates account analyses and roll-forwards and consolidates schedules from other groups in the Accounting team to facilitate preparation of cash-flow statements and audit support
• Performs accounting for tax –advantaged partnership structure
• Assists with monthly managerial reporting
• Responds to requests from internal groups and other ad-hoc requests associated with assigned consolidations and areas
• Assists with developing internal accounting policies and procedures
• Helps to ensure compliance with new accounting pronouncements and standards
• Prepares IFRS consolidated financial statements, GAAP financial statements for joint venture entities, and consolidated cash flow statements as assigned
• Coordinates accounting for proportionally consolidated joint venture companies, collaborates with EDP to ensure proper consolidation parameters, and manages consolidation processes in SAP as assigned
• Maintains analyses of capital expenditures and interest expense to ensure proper capitalization as assigned
• Manages financial statement consolidation in Excel and ensures that required statements and information are prepared on a monthly basis as assigned
• Provides financial results to Planning & Controls staff to facilitate management reporting as assigned
• Provides governmental reporting (e.g., Bureau of Economic Analysis filings) as assigned
• Additional duties as required
Position Requirements
REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 3 – 5 years progressively responsible related experience, including experience generating financial statements and participating in the audit/review process; public accounting experience and experience with a consolidations package preferred
REQUIRED LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: CPA or progress toward CPA preferred
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software; strong knowledge of corporate accounting, financial reporting, and internal controls
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to perform job tasks in a dynamic environment
Strong statistical and analytical skills
Problem-solving ability
Written and oral communication and presentation skills
Ability to be self-motivated
Willingness to learn new and complex accounting topics

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