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Southern California Edison Plant Accounting Manager in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Plant Accounting Manager at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be leading a team responsible for application of technical skills and expertise in Fixed Asset Accounting to perform and analyze capital related accounting transactions and analysis including managing capital work orders to ensure proper and timely capital cost recovery. You will act as a SME for capital related GRC requests and lead the effort of successful implementation of the GRC decisions. You will also provide guidance and recommendation for process improvements to drive efficiencies in the organization and present conclusions to senior management . As a Plant Accounting Manager , 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!

  • Lead and manage a team of accountants including selection, hiring, goal setting, performance management and staff development

  • Serve as a Fixed Asset Accounting expert providing capital accounting related guidance to various operating units; possess a deep understanding of both FERC and GAPP accounting and interpret and apply these principles to resolve and document appropriate accounting conclusions

  • Oversee the entire Allowance for Funds Used During Construction (AFUDC) calculation process to ensure proper accrual of AFUDC and partner with various operating units to minimize the impact of AFUDC throwback

  • Lead a team to complete monthly Plant Accounting close activities including performing quarterly and annual compliance reporting and support data request for various regulatory agencies

  • Work closely with other teams within Capital Asset Accounting to share timely information and achieve the efficiencies across the organization

  • Coordinate and lead the implementation of CPUC General Rate Case decision


The essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field of study

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

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in accounting or related field

  • Three (3) or more years of experience supervising or leading a department, work unit, or team

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate accounting issues and business processes

  • Experience and proficiency with SAP or similar enterprise software

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong interpersonal and cross-organizational communication skills, including the ability to work with all levels within/outside of the company and to work across functions and departments in analyzing information and developing solutions

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent tasks in periods of tight deadlines and to engage in continuous improvement/learning, effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation

The preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field of study

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

  • Three or more years of experience in Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Proficiency in PowerPlan software or similar Fixed Asset Accounting software

  • Knowledge of utilities or regulated companies

You should know…

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  • Relocation does not apply to this position.

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.