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Senior Analyst, Financial Accounting

Company:  AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
Location: 

Portland, OR, US

Company

Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

 

 

Responsibilities

The Senior Financial Analyst in Accounting is responsible for transactional activities and will contribute significantly to ensuring the integrity of the US GAAP and IFRS financial statements by performing account and transaction analyses impacting internal management and external reporting. This position plays an important role in a very demanding environment, with focus on supporting the provision of management reporting and data analysis to senior management. The successful individual will be required to understand aspects of the organization encompassing operations and support functions. The responsibilities associated with the role include:

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Record transactions in SAP including preparation/review of journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Provide analysis of full balance sheet and limited P&L activity through interrogation of SAP and BPC.
  • Research and explain variances/trends and be able to act accordingly.
  • Produce valid analytical schedules in support of monthly reporting activities.
  • Assist in the development of US GAAP reporting and its reconciliation to IFRS.
  • Provide suitable, financial support to the business functions and understand the nature of their environments and the financial implications of actions.
  • Support the general ledger activities of business operations including Internal Controls, Internal Audit, Settlements, Asset Management, other departments, and external auditors as necessary.
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Ensure accounting processes are SOX compliant through review of existing controls and new processes.
  • Ensure compliance with Avangrid & Iberdrola financial policies and procedures.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in industry or public accounting relevant to job requirements.
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP / IFRS, including application.
  • Strong experience with SAP (or similar integrated financial systems).
  • Ability to think critically and ask thoughtful questions.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the corporate hierarchy on written and oral interfaces.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Skilled to work independently with management oversight.


Preferred Qualifications

 

  • An additional 2+ years’ experience in industry or public accounting relevant to job requirements.
  • CPA license and/or graduate business degree.
  • Experience with technical accounting research including documenting clear/concise conclusions.
  • Energy industry experience.

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Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • Technical Skills

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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