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Corporate Senior Accountant

21100 Talen Energy Supply LLC
Full-time
Remote friendly
Worldwide

Reporting to an Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant is a critical member of the corporate accounting team performing the accounting, reporting, and analysis of various corporate activities, as well as supporting the development and application of US GAAP accounting policies and maintaining internal controls.

This position is primarily responsible for accounting activity related to debt and general and administrative activities, it includes accounting for other corporate activities, some of which may involve activities related to new business initiatives. The role is an excellent opportunity to learn about a wide variety of business activities while interacting with the corporate teams, including treasury, legal, and operations.

This role requires exceptional skills to understand the underlying economics and commercial rationale related to significant transactions and to concisely articulate and document the relevant accounting conclusions. A working knowledge of internal control frameworks and an ability to collaborate across the Company will facilitate working relationships at the business units to direct internal control procedures and coordinate process improvements. The ability to correctly account for a wide range of activity and proactively identify and resolve accounting issues is a critical success factor for the candidate.

The ideal candidate enjoys fostering teamwork, a collaborative approach with colleagues, and a strategic thinking environment which culminates in a β€œwork hard and reap the rewards” culture of a Private Equity backed Independent Power Producer.

What will you own?

  • Review contractual arrangements as pertinent to debt and commercial operations and determine accounting implications

  • Prepare journal entries related to:

    • Debt and other financings

    • General and administrative expenses

    • Prepaids

    • Cash activity

    • Monthly accruals

  • Perform and review account reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts, ensure accuracy of information, and provide variance analysis

  • Develop and maintain accounting schedules including debt roll-forwards, prepayment amortizations, and lease amortizations, and others as required to support account reconciliations

  • Prepare flux analysis for corporate balance sheet accounts and certain income statement line items for management and audit review

  • Prepares and analyzes requested information in support of the audit requests

  • Prepares disclosures and financial statement workpapers

  • Interface with external auditors and support accounting positions taken

  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal/external business issues to improve products or services. Solves more complex problems taking a new perspective on existing solutions

Skills

  • High integrity and direct communication style

  • Demonstrated ability to interact well within a team environment and manage projects

  • Strong financial accounting, analytical and planning abilities with attention to detail

  • Proven ability to work independently and prioritize critical tasks

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with various departments and managers

  • Ability to multitask and to remain calm and patient within compressed timelines

Qualifications

  • Licensed CPA preferred

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant accounting experience

  • Broad exposure to IPPs and/or in-depth energy industry accounting experience preferred

  • Accounting or finance degree (or equivalent); graduate degree is a plus

  • Public Accounting experience within a large firm with SEC and/or power industry clients is a plus

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