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Accounting Team Lead

Company: Spaulding Associates
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Seeking a Team Lead for Finance Group to oversee all related budgeting, analysis, and forecasting aspects for the largest utility in the northeast.

  • Strong analytical skills required for regulatory support and reporting
  • Excellent supervisory skills (including the ability to effectively work remotely when necessary)
  • Ensures projects undertaken are in accordance with overall Accounting and Eversource goals and objectives
  • Experience in preparing/reviewing fixed asset sections of SEC/FERC reports and supporting schedules
  • Ability to be the point of contact for all rate-case related experts for Plant Accounting (Regulatory/Legal/External consultants)
  • Administer approved Company policies and procedures as they relate to accounting functions
  • Ability to coordinate with internal and external auditors on a regular basis
  • Initiate and maintain accounting controls, and supervise the balancing of accounts Regulatory Support:
    • Ability to interpret regulatory and audit questions and provide concise responses to minimize risk of broadening scope, additional meetings, and questions
    • Ability to coordinate with external consultants (depreciation, etc.) in support of rate-case and other dockets
    • Ability to prioritize and organize regulatory requirements which may overlap between the various regulatory agencies
    • Ability to provide conclusions on capital vs. expense questions from internal company departments
    • Ability to effectively review project authorization documentation for IT projects and other projects and provide technical capital vs. expense guidance on this documentation
    • Experience providing formal/informal or written/oral testimony before regulatory bodies
      • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. Masters degree preferred.
      • Ten (10) plus years of related experience required
      • CPA or industry specific designation(s) or public accounting experience preferred
      • Knowledge of the regulated utility construct, regulated company accounting, and SEC/FERC reporting
      • Knowledge of fixed asset accounting concepts including depreciation, asset retirement obligations, AFUDC and lease accounting
      • Knowledge of FERC uniform system of accounts
      • Strong knowledge of basic accounting theory
      • Strong knowledge of functional accounting practices and procedures
      • Familiarity with GAAP, SEC Regulations, FERC Regulations, Internal Audits, and Tax Regulations
      • Leadership and team building skills
      • Demonstrated skill with MS Office applications (specifically Word and Excel)
      • Ability to multi-task and shift among multiple priorities simultaneously
      • Ability to interpret and relate complex information in a user-friendly manner
        Salary: DOE. Comprehensive benefits. Must be authorized to work in US.by Jobble

Keywords: Spaulding Associates, Hartford , Accounting Team Lead, Accounting, Auditing , Hartford, Connecticut

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