In 1934, our client founded their company in Austin, Texas as a community-driven company that produces and delivers electric power. They manage the water supply, the public parks system, and support community development. Their mission is to make life better for its customers, employees, shareholders, and the communities they serve. Our client has been doing this for over 80 years and they are not done yet. They want to continue being a company that people can count on, whether it is for the electricity that powers our homes or businesses or for the water we drink.

As the company continues to grow, they are seeking a Fixed Senior Accountant who likes challenges at a forward-looking energy company with a long history of outstanding service. Become a Senior Accountant, where our team-oriented environment and deep roots in Texas provide a multitude of vital services to our customers and communities. In this job, you’ll be responsible for, at a senior level, the application of technical skills and expertise in general accounting to perform and analyze accounting transactions, develop financial reports and financial statements, perform fluctuation analysis, and solve other complex accounting-related problems. Are you ready to take on the challenge?

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Strong health, dental, and vision plans and 401(k) with 8% employer match.
  • Student loan forgiveness programs.
  • Opportunities for cross-training and promotion.
  • This  role is a hybrid position based in Austin, TX.

What YOU get to DO at this innovative company: 

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and management reports.
  • Access moderately to highly complex detailed schedules and work papers, journal entries and general ledger account and/or sub-ledger reconciliations and intercompany account reconciliations.
  • Analyze moderately complex business processes and solve problems identified and/or recommend changes to improve the process and/or internal controls.
  • Perform fluctuation analysis of financial statement variances, write reports on findings, and provide supporting documentation for conclusions reached.
  • Ensure compliance with various regulatory requirements, company policies and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. Research and analyze highly complex accounting rules and regulations and determine the applicability to the company.
  • Monitor internal accounting controls and company policies.
  • Apply cost accounting principles to allocate direct costs and overheads.
  • Utilize PeopleSoft or similar ERP accounting software.
  • Prepare and/or review PBC documents for audit.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, or relevant field + 4 or more years of experience in accounting.
  • Knowledge of advanced accounting principles and accounting/financial systems.
  • Expertise of PeopleSoft or similar accounting software.
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and applications.
  • Knowledge of the applicability of accounting principles to complex and varied business situations.
  • Skilled in explaining accounting treatments in a variety of business situations, applying accounting concepts and principles into practical business solutions, meeting deadlines, office productivity applications (such as email and word processing).
  • Advanced skill level in spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to balance and manage competing high priority work demands, build relationships and foster teamwork, work in a team environment and maintain confidentiality.