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Enbridge Accountant Capital Assets in Houston, Texas

Posting End Date:

December 02, 2022

Employee Type:

Regular-Full time


This is a non-union position

To keep our business humming, were consistently on the lookout for hardworking professionals to join our team and are excited to bring a Capital Assets Advisor into the organization!

The intent of this role is to independently take responsibility for varied assignments that require a broad understanding of accounting principles and/or may also have specialized knowledge of one area. If you have knowledge of interrelated effects of the work or other areas of the business, then we encourage you to apply.

What you will do:

  • Perform assigned routine and complex non-routine monthly tasks and assist others as needed

  • Independently perform judgment-based, routine assignments with little to no supervision

  • In-depth understanding of a broad range of accounting principles and/or specialized knowledge in one area

  • Ability to analyze and tackle complex problems

  • Review and process customer requests, ask questions and collaborate with teammates to support our partners

  • Provide informal coaching and direction to Analysts

  • Participate in projects or initiatives that impact the larger team and other departments

  • Review and provide real time feedback on tasks performed by peers and analysts in the team

  • Proactively monitor our systems, processes, and our customers to identify triggers that require our actions or collaborator responses

  • Provide periodic as well as ad hoc / ongoing training to collaborators on our processes, policies, and systems

  • Reliable and accountable for job performance

  • Completes assignments and produces high quality results in an accurate and timely manner

  • Understands and can communicate the business reasons and/or the “why” behind assignments and conclusions reached

  • Understands the interrelated effects of work on other areas or processes within other departments and the business

  • Performs self-review to ensure balances agree to supporting documentation, schedules and formulas are mathematically accurate, variances are accurately documented, and judgments are sound and properly supported

  • Gain a solid understanding of the Capitalization Policy, Capital Classifications and knowledge of Intangibles, leases, capitalized interest, project allocations and Contributions In Aid of Construction (CIAC) requirements, as well as a broad understanding of accounting concepts affecting other departments to complete tasks and advise and guide partners

  • Maintains awareness of assigned tasks and responsibilities, ensuring that time constraints are met

  • Values opinions of others and respects diversity. Provide mentoring to peers and analysts as warranted

  • Establish relationships and communicate effectively with peers within the team and within other departments or external parties, as appropriate for assignments

  • Work effectively with other team members to achieve goals

  • Accountable for internal control activities. Understands the SOX controls impacting tasks and ensuring that controls are in place and being followed.

  • Maintain a continuous improvement and continuous learning approach and work with the people leader to proactively pursue system and process changes where warranted

  • Review and verification of the work of Analysts/Senior Analysts, including clearly explaining review notes to recipient

  • Training/cross-training of Analysts/Senior Analysts

  • Proactively keeps team lead/senior advisor informed of significant issues encountered and work plan status

  • Exercise professional skepticism in methodology and purpose of assignments as well as in analysis performed during assignments (Why are we doing this? Who are the partners? What are we trying to achieve? Are we using the best processes available?)

Who you are :

You have:

  • 4+ years of direct accounting experience along with a post-secondary education in finance with an emphasis on accounting

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, strong customer service orientation, outstanding interpersonal skills, and a business results driven approach

  • The ability to propose potential solutions to complex issues encountered in the performance of job duties while also identifying unusual or omitted items, to address complex issues

You can:

  • Maintain a sound understanding of Enbridge’s legal entity, Line of Business (LOB), Operating Unit (OU) structure along with maintaining working knowledge of regulatory and tax requirements that are supported by our systems and processes

  • Show strong digital literacy and proficiency with financial software’s (Excel) and accounting system/ERP software’s (Oracle& SAP)

  • Share knowledge, experience, and training with all team members in a non-biased manner while also offering informal on the job training, coaching and development of Analysts and Sr. Analysts

You are:

  • Very organized with the ability to balance multiple priorities independently while also working on judgement based routine tasks and after receiving coaching and guidance on assignments or completed work

  • An excellent written and verbal communicator who can communicate technical topics and issues to a non-technical audience, including managers and directors in a clear, concise, and organized way

  • Able to balance big picture issues with the detail while also gaining an adequate understanding of various commercial agreements that have an impact on capital

The following are considered assets:

  • CPA or working towards a designation

Working Conditions:

  • Work performed in typical office environment (95%)

  • Travel 5%

  • Enbridge provides competitive workplace programs that differentiate us and offer flexibility to our team members. Enbridge’s FlexWork (Hybrid Work Model) offers eligible employees the opportunity to work variable daily schedules with a flexible start and end time, to opt for a compressed workweek schedule, and the option to work from home on Wednesdays and Fridays. Role requirements determine your eligibility for each option or combination of options. #LI-Hybrid #topemployer

Physical Requirements include but are not limited to:

Grasping, kneeling, light – moderate lifting (objects up to 20 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, typing, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement and the ability to sit at a computer for long periods of time.

Mental Requirements (Both Field & Office) include but are not limited to:

Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, organize and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.

Diversity and inclusion are important to us. Enbridge is anEqual Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, Indigenous/Native American status, or disability. Applicants with disabilities can request accessible formats, communication supports, or other accessibility assistance by contacting .

Information For Applicants:

  • Applications can be submitted via our online recruiting system only.

  • We appreciate your interest in working with us; however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Final candidates for this position may be required to undergo a security screening, including a criminal records check.

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