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Assoc Accountant

Date:  Oct 19, 2021
Job ID:  2012
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 Assoc Accountant position!

Job Description

Under direct supervision of more experienced staff or management, performs routine accounting and analysis functions. Participates in daily and monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records. Ensures SOX procedures and controls are being complied with and working according to documentation.

 

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

  • Performs routine accounting, analysis and/or billing functions.
  • Prepares journal entries and reconcile accounts.
  • Participates in the maintenance of the general ledger and/or other automated systems and databases.
  • Prepares internal, external, and regulatory financial reports.Responds to requests received from management and other departments.
  • Participates on special projects/research within the department.
  • Complies with internal controls and actively update and test SOX 404 procedures.
  • Company & Industry Acumen - Demonstrates knowledge of company operations; able to analyze and compile key reports without material errors; proficient with key software programs and systems.
  • Collaboration - Collaborates with relevant stakeholders to achieve business objectives, with some guidance.
  • Customer Focus - Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and acts with the end customer in mind.
  • Innovation & Process Improvement - Completes daily responsibilities with minimal oversight and looks for opportunities to identify and recommend improvements to processes, procedures and systems, when applicable.  Actively builds knowledge and skills to align with industry standards. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting or equivalent combination of education and/or experience 
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Good PC skills (including Excel, Word, Access)

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant or candidate
  • Certified Management Accountant or candidate

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