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UNS Energy Corporation External Reporting Lead Accountant in Tucson, Arizona

External Reporting Lead Accountant

Company Tucson Electric Power

Location Tucson, AZ

Requisition ID 5604

About Us

UNS Energy Corporation ( , headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary ofFortis Inc. ( , the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

Your Employer of Choice

Our culture is rooted inshared core values ( that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference. Be Part of Our Story.

We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

  • Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.

  • Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.

  • Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

Hear from some of our employees,here ( andhere ( .

Job Description - External Reporting Lead Accountant

Be Part of Our Story. (

· Would you like an opportunity to work on SEC filings?

· Are you an experienced Accountant that enjoys writing and has a desire to work on research and analysis?

· Do you want to be part of a company culture founded on safety, teamwork, collaboration, and positive leadership?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, read on. If you apply, you are not just a number, you are a possible team member! Our culture is at the heart of our success, and we are looking for talented individuals for the position of Lead External Reporting Accountant to bring their skills and experience to the table while enriching our already strong culture.

What you will do

  • Checks and/or reviews SEC and FERC financial statements and accompanying footnotes in a complex accounting environment. Ensures timely completion of compliance with regulatory reporting requirements:

o As the lead of certain compliance filings, ensures compliance with U.S. GAAP, FERC guidelines, and SEC requirements, including ESG initiatives and iXBRL tagging.

o Drafts and/or reviews updates to footnotes and other required disclosures for quarterly and annual filings with the SEC and FERC, among others.

o Identifies new requirements of regulatory rule-making bodies such as FASB, SEC, and FERC, among others and works autonomously to research, document, and/or recommend updates to existing internal controls and procedures.

o Participates in the check and/or review of monthly reports/analyses to Management, which may include graphs, charts, and written analyses explaining financial statement fluctuations.

· Supervises and assigns responsibility to other accountants to enhance their professional development and provide them on-the-job training on technical issues.

o Provides timely performance feedback to employees and helps to create development plans.

o Assigns, directs and reviews the work of assigned accountants and/or other employees on projects.

o Designs training materials and provides training to others in a group setting or on an individual basis.

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting with a minimum of 24 units of accounting from an accredited institution.

  • 6 years of related experience. CPA required.

  • Preferred candidates will havePublic accounting experience.Experience with Oracle or equivalent ERP and/or Workiva platform, including iXBRL. Experience with Microsoft Suite, including advanced Excel skills, and Adobe Acrobat tools, including PDFlyer add-on. SEC Cybersecurity and/or ESG initiatives experience.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now!

Pay Rate: Salary determined based on candidate's experience & qualifications.

All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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