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Accountant

Date:  Sep 15, 2021
Job ID:  1988
Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

 

PSE's Office of Controller team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Accountant position!

Job Description

Under supervision, performs gas and power commodity billing functions involving resolution of discrepancies, prior to settlement due dates. Prepares and maintains data using Endur, Webtrader, PCI and SAP transaction systems.  Supports the Energy Imbalance Market settlements and billing processes. Prepares assigned journal entries and reconciliations. Ensure SOX procedures and controls are being complied with and working according to documentation. Ensure customer satisfaction and continual improvement of processes.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities

  • Resolves billing discrepancies with 40-50 counterparties for gas transactions and 40-50 counterparties for power  settlements to meet monthly due dates
  • Works with traders, schedulers, and Midoffice personnel to resolve curtailments, with responsible parties.
  • Prepares monthly preliminary and updated cash forecasts for Accounts Payable/ Treasury.
  • Prepares purchase orders/payment documents in SAP and coordinates with Accounts Payable and Treasury for payments/receipts.
  • Prepares journal entries and reconciles accounts.
  • Reviews EIM settlements at appropriate intervals, and prepares weekly EIM invoice for Participating Resources and the EIM Entity Scheduling Coordinator group.
  • Resolves issues related to systems, Webtrader, Endur, SAP, PCI.
  • Prepare internal, external, and regulatory financial reports.
  • Respond to requests received from auditors, management and other departments.
  • Participate on special projects/research within the department.
  • Comply with internal controls and actively update and test SOX 404 procedures.
  • Develops to become subject matter expert in areas of responsibilities, and shares knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting and 2+ years of relevant experience. 
  • Good accounting skills.
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Strong PC skills (including Excel, Word, Access).

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with SAP.
  • Certified Public Accountant or candidate.
  • Certified Management Accountant or candidate. 
  • Advanced Degree.

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

 

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

 

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

 

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue