Entergy Accountant Lead or Sr Lead (Revenue Accounting) in New Orleans, Louisiana
Accountant Lead or Sr Lead (Revenue Accounting)
Date: Jan 6, 2021
Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC
This position may be filled as an Accountant Lead or Sr Lead depending on the candidate's background and experience.
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including 8,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Tracing its history to 1913 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.
The company’s utility business provides electric retail and wholesale power to customers in four states through five utility operating companies: Entergy Arkansas, LLC; Entergy Louisiana, LLC; Entergy Mississippi, LLC; Entergy New Orleans, LLC; and Entergy Texas, Inc. Entergy also delivers natural gas services to 200,000 customers in New Orleans and parts of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Entergy is winding down its wholesale generation business, which provides power to wholesale customers primarily from our two remaining nuclear facilities located in the northern United States.
The electric utility industry is rapidly changing, and Entergy is entering an exciting period of growth as we prepare for the future. We are building the premier utility, a utility that delivers sustainable value to all its stakeholders – our customers, employees, communities and owners – as measured by strong net promoter scores, high levels of service, superior and affordable products and services, highly skilled and engaged employees, and industry-leading financial performance. We are focusing our sights on three key priorities — customer centricity, continuous improvement, and creating a culture of belonging for our employees. Join us as we take the next step on our journey to building the premier utility.
Individual will be responsible for supporting revenue accounting close and analyzing monthly revenue results and variances for senior management. Responsibilities will include retail revenue reporting and analysis, price and usage analysis, calculation of unbilled revenue, and net revenue reporting and analysis as well as support of various ad hoc data requests.
Minimum education required for this position:
BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent work experience
Experience required for this position:
Accountant Lead: 5+ years of experience in accounting related work
Accountant Sr Lead: 8+ years of experience in accounting related work
Preferred Qualifications and experience:
Minimum accounting work related experience of 5 years
Proficient in the application of accounting controls and processes
Proficient in use of MS Office application
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Displays strong analytical skills by efficiently using knowledge of tools and business processes to identify problems and resolve issues.
Strong focus on process improvements
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Strong oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization
Utility accounting experience; working knowledge of the FERC uniform system of accounts a plus
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Working knowledge of Entergy business and processes; Utility accounting experience desired; working knowledge of the FERC uniform system of accounts a plus; Knowledge of accounting controls and processes. Working knowledge of MS Office applications; Displays strong analytical skills by efficiently using knowledge of tools and business processes to identify problems and resolve issues. Ability to work independently; Ability to work in a team environment.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Desired: Advanced Degree and Professional Certifications such as CPA or making progress toward CPA.
Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function : Professional
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 100416
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.
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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