Performs professional accounting functions using generally accepted accounting principles in areas including budgets, financial, taxation, property, gas, energy trading, and/or compliance.
Handle most accounting problems with minimum assistance in the appropriate area of specialization (budgets, financial, taxation, property, gas, energy trading, or compliance).
Obtain information from and coordinate the flow of information with other departments to resolve complex accounting problems.
Technical input is used in developing accounting policies and practices.
Prepare specialized reports/statements/reconciliations.
Benchmark practices against standards and competitors.
Lead in identifying the appropriate recording and reporting a work method that achieves department and company objectives.
Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience
Use best practices and knowledge of functional accounting principles and business operations to ensure completeness, accuracy, and usefulness of records.
Make recommendations to assist the Company or department in making decisions regarding present, future, and potential costs.
Perform and document internal controls to comply with federal, state, and local laws and rulings, (Sarbanes-Oxley Act, SEC), internal processes and Company policies.
Analyze data, prepare journal entries and assist in the preparation of various accounting schedules, reports, filings, returns and/or statements on a timely basis.
Interact with auditors on various matters, specifically, preparation of audit schedules and reviews.
May be required to work non-standard hours
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or degree with 30 hours of Accounting
Five (5) years directly related experience.
Valid State Driver's License.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and make independent decisions.
Ability to recognize, analyze and solve complex accounting problems.
In depth knowledge and experience in Accounting and of the supported business.
CPA or a candidate pursuing a CPA.
Strong communication skills (oral, written, and presentation) with ability to communicate with all levels in the organization and outside professionals.
Strong knowledge in Microsoft applications and other related software. (Excel, SAP).
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong attention to detail.
OGE Energy Corp. - 23 months ago