PUGET SOUND ENERGY: Associate Accountant - Bellevue, WA

Employer: Puget Sound Energy

Job Description:
Associate Accountant

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now. PSE's Office of Controller team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Associate Accountant position! Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process. Job Description

Under direct supervision of more experienced staff or management, performs routine accounting and analysis functions often specific to fixed assets. Participates in daily and monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records. Ensures SOX procedures and controls are being complied with and working according to documentation.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or fi eld procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

Job Responsibilities
Performs routine accounting, analysis and/or billing functions.
Prepares journal entries and reconcile accounts.
Participates in the maintenance of the general ledger and/or other automated systems and databases.
Prepares internal, external, and regulatory financial reports. Responds to requests received from management and other departments.
Participates on special projects/research within the department.
Complies with internal controls and actively update and test SOX 404 procedures.

Company & Industry Acumen
- Demonstrates knowledge of company operations; able to analyze and compile key reports without material errors; proficient with key software programs and systems.

- Collaborates with relevant stakeholders to achieve business objectives, with some guidance.

Customer Focus
- Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and acts with the end customer in mind.
Innovation & Process Improvement
- Completes daily responsibilities with minimal oversight and looks for opportunities to identify and recommend improvements to processes, procedures and systems, when applicable. Actively builds knowledge and skills to align with industry standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Associate’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Good verbal and written skills
Good PC skills (including Excel, Word, Access)

Desired Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting
Certified Public Accountant or candidate
Certified Management Accountant or candidate

Additional Information
At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We off er a competitive compensation and rewards package.

The pay range for this position is $53,500.00 - $83,100.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals-based incentive bonuses.

PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k)investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year. Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page.

Why Work For Us (pse.com)

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through eff orts like our award-winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. Wedo not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.
Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffi ng department at [email protected] or 425-462-3017.

Contact Person:
Email: [email protected]
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Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $53,500.00 - $83,100.00 annually

Posted on May 02, 2023

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