NorthWestern Energy Business Coordinator in Helena, Montana
22-Nov-2021 to 06-Dec-2021 (MST)
Helena, MT, USA
Regular Full Time
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INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION #3488
POSTING DATES: November 22, 2021 through December 6, 2021
5-8 ($49,000 - $110,800)
Part-time within NorthWestern Energy service territory negotiable
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION
Provide operational accounting activities and financial analysis for departments within the operations division. Coordinate the divisional accounting requirements, annual and monthly operating and capital budget support, forecasts, and reporting. Utilize SAP and PowerPlan systems for daily activities. Serves as the accounting and finance liaison in the operating division.
DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives
Prepare financial analysis for the operating division
Assist in the division's operating budget, capital budget, and forecast development
Establish and maintain an effective system for analyzing operating performance of the various work units
Serves as the primary Finance contact for the operating division
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with division managers. Performs various activities utilizing SAP order & project writing/releasing/closing and financial reporting in accordance with established work process and accounting requirements
Provide monthly analysis of capital and O&M expenditures for the operating areas
Provide operational accounting set-up and support, through an understanding FERC guidelines and requirements
Prepare accounting journal entries
Process cash as necessary for various work processes within operating divisions
Support year-end accounting closing activities.
Maintain the operating area CWIP ledger
Perform necessary billing functions related to damages, customer requested relocates, MDOT, advances, CIAC's and any other not defined here
Perform other duties and functions as appropriate
Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
Minimum: A four-year degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent with three or more years of related experience
An understanding of operating and capital budgeting processes, financial analysis techniques, financial reporting, and accounting principles
Possess solid written and verbal communication skills, along with strong spreadsheet, word processing, and computer application skills
Demonstrates an ability to use technology to solve business problems
Ability to work well with employees at all levels of the organization
When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.
External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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