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Analyst, Financial Accounting - Hiring Now

Company: Avangrid
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Avangrid is seeking a Financial Accounting Analyst to join their team in their Portland, ME location.

The Senior Financial Analyst in Accounting is responsible for transactional activities and will contribute significantly to ensuring the integrity of the US GAAP and IFRS financial statements by performing account and transaction analyses impacting internal management and external reporting. This position plays an important role in a very demanding environment, with focus on supporting the provision of management reporting and data analysis to senior management. The successful individual will be required to understand aspects of the organization encompassing operations and support functions. The responsibilities associated with the role include:

Key Responsibilities

  • Record transactions in SAP including preparation/review of journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Provide analysis of full balance sheet and limited P&L activity through interrogation of SAP and BPC.
  • Research and explain variances/trends and be able to act accordingly.
  • Produce valid analytical schedules in support of monthly reporting activities.
  • Assist in the development of US GAAP reporting and its reconciliation to IFRS.
  • Provide suitable, financial support to the business functions and understand the nature of their environments and the financial implications of actions.
  • Support the general ledger activities of business operations including Internal Controls, Internal Audit, Settlements, Asset Management, other departments, and external auditors as necessary.
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Ensure accounting processes are SOX compliant through review of existing controls and new processes.
  • Ensure compliance with Avangrid & Iberdrola financial policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in industry or public accounting relevant to job requirements.
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP / IFRS, including application.
  • Strong experience with SAP (or similar integrated financial systems).
  • Ability to think critically and ask thoughtful questions.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the corporate hierarchy on written and oral interfaces.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Skilled to work independently with management oversight.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An additional 2+ years’ experience in industry or public accounting relevant to job requirements.
  • CPA license and/or graduate business degree.
  • Experience with technical accounting research including documenting clear/concise conclusions.
  • Energy industry experience.

About the Company

AVANGRID, 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 www.avangrid.com

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.

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Keywords: Avangrid, Portland , Analyst, Financial Accounting - Hiring Now, Other , Portland, Maine

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