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AES Manager, Financial Reporting and Accounting in Indiana

Are you ready to be part of a company that's not just talking about the future, but actively shaping it? Join The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a Fortune 500 company that's leading the charge in the global energy revolution. With operations spanning 14 countries , AES is committed to shaping a future through innovation and collaboration. Our dedication to innovation has earned us recognition as one of the Top Ten Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company in 2022. And with our certification as a Great Place to Work , you can be confident that you're joining a company that values its people just as much as its groundbreaking ideas.

AES is proudly ranked #1 globally in renewable energy sales to corporations, and with $12.7B in revenues in 2023 , we have the resources and expertise to make a significant impact as we provide electricity to 25 million customers worldwide. As the world moves towards a net-zero future, AES is committed to meeting the Paris Agreement's goals by 2050. Our innovative solutions, such as 24/7 carbon-free energy for data centers, are setting the pace for rapid, global decarbonization.

If you're ready to be part of a company that's not just adapting to change, but driving it, AES is the place for you. We're not just building a cleaner, more sustainable future - we're powering it. Apply now and energize your career with a true leader in the global energy transformation.

The Manager, Financial Reporting and Accounting, AES Clean Energy (“CE”) works in the fast-paced, high-growth renewable segment of the Company. The Manager ensures accounting deliverables are reported in accordance with US GAAP including working with the external audit process for the standalone audits for select CE companies as well as for AES Consolidated financial statements. Builds relationships with operations personnel to develop business knowledge in order to be a key point of contact for accounting issues and in support of the various accounting deliverables. Oversees and leads the financial reporting submissions for select CE companies.  Assists in identifying and communicating impacts of new or proposed accounting interpretations, pronouncements, or other technical literature applicable to AES CE.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing information required on the multiple deliverables to AES Corporate as part of the month/quarter/year end close process (submission of trial balances, Business Lines Reporting Package, Cash Flows, MD&A’s, VP Disclosure Checklist, Annual Financial Reporting Package, Representation Letters and subsequent event tracker) for AES CE. 

  • Builds, leads and trains a team of direct reports in accomplishing the objectives of the financial reporting team.

  • Acts as liaison with external auditors during quarter end and year-end review processes for the annual audits for select CE companies.  Prepares and reviews quarterly unaudited stand-alone financial statements.

  • Provides timely and accurate external filings required by legal agreements and local laws and regulations on a consistent basis

  • Performs/reviews monthly and quarterly variance analysis on consolidated financial statements

  • Develops, implements and maintains procedures, metrics, and instructions for completion of financial statements for external use as well as reports submitted to corporate.  Oversees monthly performance review discussions with senior management. 

  • Develops, implements and maintainsappropriate documentation and review standards and trains staff to assist in quality control reviews.

  • Builds strong relationships with other finance areas and operations personnel to develop deep business knowledge in order to be identified as the point of contact for accounting issues and in support of the various financial reporting and accounting deliverables.

  • Stays current on relevant US GAAP issues and provides timely documentation of key issues and relevance to AES CE for review and decision making by senior management.

  • Assists in development / maintaining adequate SOX compliance as it relates to required financial controls / disclosures.

  • Supports the evaluation of quarterly technical issues as warranted as well as in the coordination of disclosure information required to prepare 10-Q's and 10-K's and standalone audited and unaudited financial statements.  Assists the general accounting team in the recording of sophisticated accounting transactions including back-leveraged debt, equity accounting, HLBV, sale of business interests, purchase accounting and others.

Preferred Skills:

  • 7-10 years of relevant accounting experience in a public accounting firm and/or publicly traded company

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related Field

  • CPA License preferred

  • Must have excellent analytical, written, and oral communications skills

  • Must have in depth knowledge of US GAAP and be able to understand and follow SEC reporting requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team in a complex environment and build collaborative relationships.

  • Must have strong research and project management skills

  • Must have diverse skills in order to coordinate and complete multiple tasks against deadlines

  • Must be able to plan for and complete complicated accounting transactions in a fast paced environment.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Accelerating the future of energy, together

Our people are our energy and have transformed AES into the type of energy company that the world needs today and in the future. Coming from all walks of life, our people share a passion for improving lives by advancing the energy sector through innovation, collaboration and action.

We are working in an industry that requires new thinking and ways of working together to create solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable, not just one or the other.

We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

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