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Senior Accountant

Title: Senior Accountant
Company: New Mexico Gas Company
Location: Wyoming
State and City: New Mexico - Albuquerque
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days
 
Ignite your career with New Mexico Gas Company!
 
By joining the NMGC family, you can count on a safety-focused work environment, competitive pay and benefits and opportunities for training and personalized development to ignite your career. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all; our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.
 
New Mexico Gas Company is a member of the Emera family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric and TECO Peoples Gas.
 
This position will be open to internal and external applicants and will close on Friday, June 11, 2021.
 
PREFERENCES
Experience with:
  • Internal and External reporting
  • Financial statements
  • Variance reporting
 
Senior Accountant 
 
POSITION CONCEPT
The Senior Accountant is responsible for accounting and reporting functions, including, but not limited to: journal entries, account reconciliations, reporting, budget and forecasting, audit requests, account analysis and special projects as needed, with increasing complexity and with a higher level of contribution.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.   Prepare, peer review and train others on complex journal entries
2.   Reconcile and maintain general ledger accounts
3.   Prepare, peer review and train others on reports filed with regulatory agencies
4.   Coordinate month-end closeout responsibilities with outside departments
5.   Prepare complex account analysis and research account variances
6.   Prepare, peer review and train others on budgets and forecasts
7.   Create ad hoc reports and lead special projects
8.   Independently handles data requests
 
RELATIONSHIPS
Key Internal:   NMGC and affiliates
Key External:   Regulatory Commissions, external auditors

QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Required:   Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting or financial-related field. A Master’s Degree in Accounting or financial-related field may be considered in lieu of direct/related experience (see below).

Licenses/Certifications
Required:   Depending upon position and/or geographic location, may be required to possess a valid
driver’s license and meet the acceptable driving requirements of the Company.
Preferred:    CPA preferred

Related Experience
Required:   Minimum of 5 years of financial work experience. With a Master’s Degree in Accounting or financial-related field, the minimum experience requirement is 3 years of financial work experience.
Preferred:   Five or more years of financial work experience with regulated utility accounting experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required:   Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP ; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office with a focus on Microsoft Excel; Self-motivated and detail oriented with advanced analytical and organizational skills; Works independently with little to no supervision and performs well in a deadline driven environment; The ability to professionally engage with senior leadership and internal/external constituents on a frequent basis; Demonstrates good judgement, leadership within the finance group and executes process improvements.
Preferred:   Proficiency with software/systems such as SAP, Power Plan, Quorum, Banner, Oracle or related software.