Associate Accounting Analyst PSEG

Requisition ID: 67518

Job Function/Category: Finance / Accounting

Employment Type: Non-Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

Job Summary

This opportunity is open to current PSEG employees only.

As a key member of the Accounting Services Department, the Accountant will report to the General Accounting Manager. The selected candidate will be someone who is highly motivated and an analytical thinker, working through complex problems in order to reach justifiable conclusions to support their team, by utilizing hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of US GAAP and Regulatory accounting principles. Provide support to meet business goals and objectives. Multitasking abilities are a plus, due to the fact that they will be wearing different job hats from day-to-day.

Job Responsibilities

• Assist in the monthly financial closing processes.
• Record journal entries with appropriate supporting documentation.
• Perform reconciliations with explanations and supporting documentation.
• Prepare and review SAP financial statements with the ability to identify and correct errors with respect to master data, processing of data, and reporting of data.
• Develop and maintain analytical and processing tools, spreadsheets, upload programs and databases to ensure financial data integrity, and enhance overall use of FI and FERC modules.
• Assist in the identification, development and implementation of enhancements to SAP financial system to meet business needs. Review and evaluate new and existing accounting policies for application.
• Review classification of balance sheet and income statement in the general ledger report and prepares necessary adjustments in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
• Assists with various audit tasks, including providing support/and or documentation for internal and external audit and various ad-hoc reports needed.
• Ensure the integrity of the books and records of the company.
• Responds to and resolves issues and requests from other business areas and client (LIPA) regarding various accounting issues and reports, including Profit and Loss statements.
• Researches open accounting issues and recognize potential issues and/or conflicts so corrective actions can intercept and minimize issues.
• Develop relationships with key stakeholders in order to fully explain and support the implementation of PSEG-LI accounting policies and processes.
• Prepare detailed and accurate financial data schedules as requested in support of the interim and annual external audit.
• Research data sources and select relevant financial information in order to enable analysis of key themes and trends.
• Promote and implement procedural best practice by standardizing control checks and reporting in order to ensure all working practices are compliant with PSEG-LI policies, US GAAP and regulatory requirements.
• Support Property Tax with processing invoices, reporting, and analysis.
• Participate in ad hoc projects; assist other areas and processes within Finance as needed.
• Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintain personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Keep up to date with financial regulatory developments in order to ensure the optimization of best practice for PSEG-LI.
• Assist Manager with review functions as needed.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Education or Experience:

Required:
• Bachelor’s in Accounting
• Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
• Must be proficient in Excel
• Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practice under US GAAP
• Ability to interact with all levels of management
• Must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices

Desired:
• Proficient in SAP (FI module)
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to make sound judgments within established policies and procedures as well as challenge current processes in order to achieve greater efficiencies
• Ability to work in a highly regulated field
• Experience in accounting for regulated entities
• Experience with revenue accounting
• Strong organizational skills and project management skills

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across grades as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

This is a multi-level growth series position, the title, grade level and incentive target assigned to the successful candidate will be determined by assessing skills and related experience, learned through the interview process.

If an internal candidate is selected they will move laterally at their current grade level and will not be eligible for a promotion at the time of accepting this position. This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst). The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during an annual review.

Education

Bachelor in Accounting

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Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information. Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information. Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made. If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

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