Accountant, Fixed Asset

Job Locations US-KY-Owensboro
ID
2023-1993
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Full-Time

Overview

This position will be responsible for various tasks in meeting the Company’s internal and external reporting and filing requirements related to the Company’s fixed assets and depreciation.  Roles would include but are not limited to:  the gathering of data; ensure integrity of company asset records; distribution of records; analyzing accounts; and corresponding with internal and external professionals.  Reporting requirements include, but are not limited to, the Company’s equity investors and debt holders; and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  The position will handle a diverse range of assignments requiring the use of experience, innovation and judgment.  Successful persons will plan and conduct work requiring minimum supervision while exercising latitude for unviewed decisions.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include (but not limited to):

 

  • Review Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) to validate that the project should be treated as a capital expenditure
  • Maintain fixed asset records including additions, retirements and book depreciation Gas Plant In-Service (GL101)
  • Support the preparation of the annual budget and periodic forecasts by projecting depreciation and certain O&M expenses
  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of AFUDC calculations and adjustments
  • Assists in the preparation of FERC’s annual and quarterly forms filings (e.g. Form 2, and Form 3Q) along with preparation of requests due to Rate Case
  • Aids in the preparation of monthly roll forward detail of utility plant, capital expenditures analysis, and depreciation summary
  • Invoice project costs as required by reimbursable construction contracts
  • Monitor and review Construction Work In Progress (CWIP) and work closely with field personnel to ensure timely in-service dates with proper useful lives and asset classifications
  • Perform reporting and analysis, including monthly, quarterly, and annual management reporting of capital expenditures and audit support
  • Support quarterly financial and SOX audits
  • Support the monthly reports for projects approved by the Board of Directors
  • Support FERC rate cases and FERC audits
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure accuracy of charges and timeliness of closure to fixed assets
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum

 

  • Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related financial degree (Finance, Economics, etc.) with a minimum of Principles of Accounting I & II
  • 3 - 6 years’ experience of relevant work experience
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting practices and fixed asset accounting
  • Motivated dependable self-starter
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills, ability to handle multiple projects, meet deadlines and function independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Must be team oriented and possess good interpersonal skills (interacting and ability to work with others within the organization)
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in PowerPlan or another fixed asset system

 

Preferred

 

  • CPA designation
  • Public accounting experience
  • Experience in the natural gas industry and FERC accounting

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