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Associate Accountant

Job ID:  394

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, 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 Associate Accountant position!

Job Description

PSE's Office of Controller team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Associate Accountant position within our Property Accounting department!

  • Under direct supervision, performs routine accounting and analysis functions. Participates in daily and monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Ensures compliance with SOX by following process and procedures for key controls
  • 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
  • Perform routine accounting, analysis and/or billing functions.
  • Prepare journal entries and process transactions through our ERP systems and fixed asset accounting register
  • Reconcile accounts and perform monthly flux and variance analysis
  • Participate in the maintenance of the general ledger and/or other accounting systems and databases.
  • Prepare internal, external, and regulatory financial reports.
  • Respond to requests received from management and other departments.
  • Participate on special projects/research within the department.
  • Comply with internal controls and actively update and test SOX 404 procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Associate Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting and/or 0-2 years of relevant 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. 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