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Entergy Accountant I-II in Hammond, Louisiana

Accountant I-II

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

*Preferred office location is Hammond, LA; however, other locations within Entergy’s service areas may be considered.*

This role will be filled as an Accountant I or II depending on the candidate’s experience.

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

The Payroll Accountant will be responsible for payroll processing, review of processing work of other team members, and special projects. This position will also partner with stakeholder groups on joint initiatives to ensure accuracy and efficiency of payroll processes.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all payroll-related processing activities

  • Review payroll processing of Payroll staff to ensure accuracy

  • Respond to various audit requests / RFI’s from both external and internal customers

  • Partner and communicate with representatives from HR, Legal, Finance, IT, etc on payroll related matters/issues

  • Continuously drive process improvements and automation to enhance payroll processes

  • Quickly troubleshoot and resolve issues when they arise, address the root cause, and recommend opportunities for improvement

  • Query data to respond to adhoc requests; able to synthesize data to provide information to others

  • Lead and participate on special projects

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education and experience required of the position

Accountant I : Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and in lieu of degree minimum 5+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing is required.

Accountant II : Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 2+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing. In lieu of degree minimum 6+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing is required.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Experience in PeopleSoft HCM, Time and Labor, and Cognos preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (with an emphasis on Excel)

  • Experience in leading cross functional projects

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with all levels of the organization

  • Flexible, organized, and detail oriented

  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects or tasks

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Strong focus on process improvements

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

N/A

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : Hammond

Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 2

Req ID: 114442

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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