First Energy Corp. Analyst II/III/IV in Akron, Ohio

Analyst II/III/IV

Location: Akron, OH, US, 44308

Job Function: Finance

Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)

Requisition ID: 741

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]

The Financial Reporting department is a dynamic, fast paced environment with responsibility to provide accounting recommendations, financial information and insights to executives of a Fortune 500 company. The department also provides oversight to ensure financial information is made available to diverse users, including internal management, the Board of Directors, stock exchanges and government agencies.

The positions are located at the Corporate Office and report to the Manager, Financial Reporting. There are two openings.

Responsibilities:

As an Analyst, you’ll have a number of exciting and rewarding opportunities available to you. In this role, you may participate in any of the following activities:

  • Consolidation of FirstEnergy subsidiaries, financial statement and disclosure preparation, SOX compliance, XBRL review and SEC and other regulatory reporting responsibilities

  • Coordination with various departments throughout the company including Treasury, General Accounting, Investor Relations, Property Accounting and Operational Business Units.

  • Professional level work in the preparation, maintenance, analysis, validation, research, interpretation, review and management of financial statements and accounting guidance.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required. Advanced degree or CPA preferred

  • Minimum 2 - 7 years professional work experience required, experience within public accounting or external reporting in a corporate setting preferred

  • Exposure to US GAAP, SEC reporting requirements, financial statement preparation and technical accounting research

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.

Safety

Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Exempt

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Nearest Major Market: Akron

Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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