Liberty Utilities Accountant in Joplin, Missouri
Department:Accounting & Finance & Audit
Liberty Utilities (formerly Empire Electric District Company) is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada. The generation group owns a portfolio of North American based wind, solar, hydro electric and natural gas powered generating facilities representing more than 1,800 MW of installed capacity.
Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.
Mandate: Participate in accumulating, processing and reporting financial and statistical information to management. Assure transactions are recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory accounting principles and Company policies. Assist with the responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Manager. Assist in analyzing historical financial data for internal/external customers (auditors, PSC, taxing agencies, etc.).
Participate as a member of the accounting team to assure transactions are recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory accounting principles and Company policies.
Maintain a strong working relationship with other Company personnel in accumulating, processing and reporting accounting information in an accurate and timely manner.
Provide monthly financial and statistical information to management accurately and on schedule.
Assist the Accounts Payable Manager with AP tasks such as review and posting of AP transactions, AP reconciliations, and journal entries.
Assist in coordination of job functions within the department to improve productivity.
Participate in the coordination of payment as well as recording and reporting all appropriate Company bills attending to vendor requirements and Company interests.
Provide analysis of historical financial accounting data to internal/external customers (auditors, PSC, taxing agencies, etc.) for their review as required.
Minimum Qualifications: BS Degree in Accounting or equivalent and at least 2 years in demonstrated competency in accounting. Moderate Personal Computer skills required.
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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.â€‹ Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.
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