Accountant (1H) or Staff Accountant (2L), Corporate Accounting Financial Reporting

Job Info

Mar 21, 2022

106348

Posting Expiration Date: Jul 31, 2022

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Corporate Accounting

Department: Corp Acctg Fin Acctg & Rptg

Section: CORP ACCTG Financial Reporting

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • For the Accountant (1H):
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of various information for Accounting Opinions, General Accounting Procedures, financial and managerial reports, budgets, rate cases, audits, and other studies as directed.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors on requests relating to testing of controls and substantive testing of assigned topics.
  • Prepare financial statements, footnote disclosures and management discussion and analysis in accordance with U.S. GAAP, SEC rules, and reporting requirements for regulated entities.
  • Under the direction of supervisor and/or manager on a regular basis to provide financial and managerial reports accurately and timely.
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks and/or assignments as needed including researching uncommon accounting questions, and presenting to senior management.
  • Comply with the Company policies, procedures, and internal controls.
  • For the Staff Accountant (2L):
  • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of various information for Accounting Opinions, General Accounting Procedures, financial and managerial reports, budgets, rate cases, audits, and other studies as directed.
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors on requests relating to testing of controls and substantive testing of assigned topics.
  • Prepare financial statements, footnote disclosures and management discussion and analysis in accordance with U.S. GAAP, SEC rules, and reporting requirements for regulated entities.
  • Under the direction of supervisor and/or manager on a regular basis to provide financial and managerial reports accurately and timely.
  • Comply with the Company policies, procedures, and internal controls.
  • Assist manager and/or supervisor to coach colleagues or new staff.
  • Perform ad-hoc tasks and/or assignments as needed including researching uncommon accounting questions, and presenting to senior management.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting And 2 years of full time work experience in an Accounting field (1H) Experience in public accounting preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting And 3 years of full time work experience in an Accounting field (2L) Experience in public accounting preferred

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree in Accounting

Required Work Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of full-time work experience in an Accounting field. Required
  • Familiarity with Wdesk or other financial reporting application. Preferred
  • Prior audit experience at public accounting firm. Preferred
  • Familiarity with Oracle business suite. Pref

Skills & Ability

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills And
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data And
  • Demonstrated analytical skills And
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc. And
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities And
  • Friendly and service-oriented And
  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Upon Hire Preferred

Physical Demands

  • Must sit or stand to answer a phone for entire shift
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must be able to read small print and symbols.

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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