Analyst Accounting Senior
Salt River Project
Provides, operates and maintains computer systems for accounting functions, cost analysis, production of corporate financial statements, and budgets that will provide all levels of SRP management with the financial information they require to make both financial and operational decisions on a timely basis. Provides internal consulting and special reporting needed on an on-request basis, company wide for accounting related matters. Provides expertise required to administrate accounting special studies, allocation of distributable accounts, all corporate financial load rates, and development of financial computer systems.
This position is part of the Financial Reporting team within Corporate Accounting Services.Financial Reporting provides, operates, and maintains the company's accounting records for the production of corporate financial statements and budgets, which are used by all levels of SRP management to make financial and operational decisions on a timely basis.
- Responsible for producing timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
- Prepare month-end journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure proper accounting in compliance with established financial controls and policies.
- Perform budget-to-actual comparison financial analysis, investigate significant variances and provide commentary.
- Prepare financial statement, special-purpose entity, and other presentations for board committees, executive management and governmental agencies.
- Provide internal consulting and special reporting on an as-needed basis for accounting-related matters on a company-wide basis.
- Review contracts, leases and other agreements for proper accounting treatment.
- Assist in determining the basis and allocation of distributable costs.
- Work with individuals in other departments within the company.
- Demonstrate good communication and customer service skills with individuals both within and outside the organization.
- Participate with analysts from application services, on developing new financial systems. Responsible for identification of requirements, functional design, testing, documentation and training.
Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.
Promotion to level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to senior level requires a minimum of three years experience at level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.
- Public accounting or utility accounting experience strongly preferred.
- Active CPA license and experience at a Big 4 or other national public accounting firm is strongly preferred.
- High degree of confidentiality required.
- Ability to handle stress from cutoff and accounting period closings and work deadlines.
- Attention to detail and ability to meet reporting deadlines are critical.
- Technical accounting experience with revenue recognition, leases, derivatives asset retirement obligations and defined benefit obligations a plus.
- Strong computer skills required.
- Experience with Excel, SAP and PowerPlan preferred.
Requisition ID: 14615
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.
Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement
In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.
All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.
Why Work at SRP
SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:
• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance
Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
About this Employer
SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.