AES United States Regulatory Accountant l in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Primary purpose of the position is to help maintain accurate accounting and ratemaking records and supporting documentation in adherence to established policies and procedures with minimal supervision. In this position, the person will prepare journal entries and account reconciliations in adherence with company policies and control procedures. Functions include accounting for Dayton Power & Light Company (DPL) or Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) rate adjustment mechanisms (trackers) and/or DPL or IPL base rate case proceeding schedules. The position also includes preparing Excel schedules and updating written testimony to be included in ratemaking filings. The job interrelates with other groups within the Accounting Department and other departments within AES, such as Regulatory Affairs, Revenue Accounting and Financial Reporting. Coordinate both month-end and periodic activities. This position will require occasional overtime primarily during periods of the accounting closing cycle or regulatory filings such as trackers or base rate cases.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degreed Candidates in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college and/or university

  • Knowledge of US GAAP

  • Strong computer skills

  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills and oral and written communication skills

  • Results oriented, self-motivated, and able to work with limited direct supervision

SKILLS PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED:

  • CPA’s will be given preference

  • Experience in an Electric Utility Accounting

  • Experience with SAP, Oracle and/or Power Plant accounting systems

  • Familiarity with the FERC Uniform System of Accounts as well as US utility industry accounting practices

POSITION SCOPE: Primary purpose of the position is to help maintain accurate accounting and ratemaking records and supporting documentation in adherence to established policies and procedures with minimal supervision. In this position, the person will prepare journal entries and account reconciliations in adherence with company policies and control procedures. Functions include accounting for Dayton Power & Light Company (DPL) or Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) rate adjustment mechanisms (trackers) and/or DPL or IPL base rate case proceeding schedules. The position also includes preparing Excel schedules and updating written testimony to be included in ratemaking filings. The job interrelates with other groups within the Accounting Department and other departments within AES, such as Regulatory Affairs, Revenue Accounting and Financial Reporting. Coordinate both month-end and periodic activities. This position will require occasional overtime primarily during periods of the accounting closing cycle or regulatory filings such as trackers or base rate cases.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Records, classifies and summarizes financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, i.e. journal entries and reconciliation reports

  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes work assignments to meet required deadlines

  • Compiles, analyzes and reviews financial information in the preparation of reports, including schedules and testimony for ratemaking matters.

  • Develops, prepares, audits and reviews reports on a regular monthly, quarterly and/or annual basis

  • Analyzes, reconciles and evaluates the accuracy of general ledger accounting details and ensures the amounts are proper and classified correctly

  • Monitors and ensures compliance with AES policies, internal controls and corporate policies

  • Identifies problems areas, evaluates their causes and proposes actions to resolve the problems. Propose improvement to the existing processes. Exceed the requirements of our internal and external customers

  • The job is expected to analyze problems which fall under the responsibility of this position and generate and propose solutions which are not in conflict with AES Corporate or subsidiary policies and which are also acceptable under applicable governmental rules and regulations. No spending limit is delegated to this position.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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