Eversource Energy Senior Staff Accountant in Berlin, Connecticut
Job Description Summary:
The Senior Staff Accountant on the Financial Reporting team will work in a collaborative group responsible for preparation of SEC reports, including the annual report on Form 10-K and the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, and other audited financial statements. The Senior Accountant will collect and analyze financial data, prepare work-papers, and review work-papers supporting financial statement disclosures, ensuring all reporting is in compliance with GAAP and SEC disclosure requirements. The Senior Accountant collaborates with other functional groups and obtains the information necessary to draft the appropriate language for footnotes, MD&A and other critical disclosures in the 10-K and 10-Q. The Senior Accountant willresearch and interpret complex GAAP accounting standards and complicated new transactions entered into by the Company and document accounting positions, as well as participate in the implementation of new accounting pronouncements or SEC rules and regulations.
- Preparation and/or review of ad hoc reporting deliverables.
- Keeping current on new GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
- Review XBRL instance documents, and special projects as necessary.
- Works closely with various departments throughout the organization, including SEC legal counsel and investor relations, to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial reporting matters.
Technical Knowledge/Skills: Experience in an SEC reporting company, including work in Financial Reporting and Research areas highly preferred. Knowledge of SEC regulations, FASB standards and GAAP affecting accounting and financial reporting required. Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 302 disclosure controls and procedures surrounding the SEC reporting process required. Strong research and analytical skills, exceptional written communication skills of highly technical subject matter,high degree of accuracy and attention to detailrequired. Proficiency with MS Office applications required. Experience with Workiva Wdesk and HFM consolidation application highly preferred. Experience with Eversource financial and reporting systems preferred. Excellent spoken communication, judgment, adaptability/flexibility and teamwork skills are necessary. Must possess the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously along with a high degree of initiative and ownership in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to work effectively under pressure due to inflexible deadlines mandated by outside parties and rapidly changing conditions and/or requirements.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. An MBA is desirable, and CPA designation is preferred.
Experience: A minimum of five (5) to (7) seven years of related work experience is required with at least 4 of those years in a Big Four or regional public accounting firm highly preferred.
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Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.
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