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Accounting Supervisor

Company: Avangrid
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Avangrid is seeking an Accounting Manager to join their team in their Portland, ME location.The Accounting Manager plays an important role in the Avangrid Renewables Accounting Control Department and is responsible for directly supporting the Director of Accounting with special focus in non-recurrent transactions full cycle from inception to fulfillment of all terms and conditions including accounting impact in the different stages of the transaction, journal entries review, generating corresponding white paper documentation, and processes optimization. The Accounting Manager may participate in other activities of the accounting cycle to ensure the company's reporting and transaction deadlines are met with accuracy and completeness in support of the Financial Reporting department.Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review and document non-recurrent transactions
  • Actively search for improvements in processes where the Accounting department interacts with other Avangrid Renewables areas, Avangrid Control Corporate team and when necessary Iberdrola Control team for IFRS related items.
  • Review journal entries and analyze for appropriate accounting treatment focused in non-recurrent events.
  • Support the investment/divestment processes by providing timely and accurate information for decision making and calculation of impacts on earnings and Balance sheet.
  • Coordinate with Business Performance team on monthly general ledger closing information and documentation of non-recurrent events.
  • Direct efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group.
  • Interact with other departments within and outside of the Accounting organization to respond in an accurate and timely fashion to inquiries related to the general ledger.
  • Participate in and coordinate external and internal audits.
  • Ensure accounting processes are SOX compliant through review of existing controls and new processes.
  • Ensure compliance with Avangrid Renewables financial policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to effective internal controls and timely completion. Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
    • 7+ years proven experience in similar positions in the industry, or public accounting relevant to job requirements.
    • Sound understanding of impacts in Financial Statements generated by Business decisions
    • Understanding of US GAAP and IFRS, including application.
    • Able to work with tight and/or ambiguous deadlines
    • Self-organized
    • Detail oriented
    • Proven ability to work independently with little or no management oversight.
    • Strong accountability in works / tasks performed.
    • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the corporate hierarchy on written and oral interfaces.
    • General ledger experience with major accounting systems.
    • Proficiency in Excel. Fluid in rest of MS Office apps.
    • Experience in transformation processes.
    • Eager to accept new challenges. Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
      • Power generation and power commercialization sector experience with a focus on renewable energy generation.
      • CPA license and/or graduate business degree
      • Systems experience in SAP or other ERPs systems.About the CompanyAVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.#TalentBoostAvangrid

Keywords: Avangrid, Portland , Accounting Supervisor, Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Maine

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