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Southern California Edison Accountant, Capital Asset Accounting in Rosemead, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become an Accountant, Capital Asset Accounting at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be in the Controller’s department within Southern California Edison’s (SCE’s) Finance Organizational Unit. You’ll be working in the Joint Ownership and Property Accounting department and will be responsible for monthly journal entries, analyzing and monitoring population of projects ready for true up, performing account reconciliations including identifying, investigating, and resolving invalid items within work orders and general ledgers, and data analysis. You’ll also recommend and implement process improvements to drive efficiencies in the organization and present conclusions to senior management, as well as refining business processes across groups.

As an Accountant, Capital Asset Accounting , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Interpret and apply GAAP and regulatory decisions in preparing transactions, documenting accounting policies, as well as providing accounting guidance to various operating units and assessing impact to the financial statements.

  • Prepare and review month-end accounting of accruals, for financial and regulatory purposes.

  • Prepare and execute monthly close processes and the plant sub-ledger.

  • Complete assigned work order analysis to facilitate the proper disposition of work orders

  • Perform financial statement variance explanations related to fixed assets.

  • Perform monthly variance analysis including identifying key drivers, working closely with internal/external partners, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.

  • Complete data and transaction processing analysis involving work order and billings for proper disposition, including validating integrity of charges and resolving issues.

  • Perform quarterly and annual compliance reporting and support data request for various regulatory agencies.


The essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting or related field.

  • Experience with interpreting and applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Three (3) or more years of experience in Accounting or related field.

  • Experience performing account reconciliations and variance analysis.

  • Proficient with SAP or similar enterprise software.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

The preferred

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant.

  • Experience in a public accounting firm or utility environment.

  • Knowledge of regulated companies.

  • Ability to interface effectively and collaborate with peers, clients, management, and other organizations.

  • Ability to work in a team setting and across functions/departments in analyzing information developing information and solutions.

  • Strong ethics, influence and negotiation skills, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to effectively handle stress and engage in continuous learning.

  • Ability to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

You should know…

  • Visit our Candidate Resources page at to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • The primary work location for this position is (Rosemead, CA); however, the successful candidate may also be asked to work for an extended amount of time at (alternate work location).

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.