The Senior Financial Analyst will work with the Manager and Treasurer, Finance and Accounting to analyze past financial performance to predict future performance and to advise the company on its financial strategy. In addition, the Senior Financial Analyst will coordinate, participate, and suggest improvements in the implementation, and oversight of manual and automated financial and accounting systems and processes.
Major Job Duties:
Work with the Senior Accountant and Manager and Treasurer, Finance and Accounting to coordinate the annual budget process.
Oversee and ensure the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, journal vouchers, payroll, purchase orders, petty cash, and employee expense reports.
Oversee and ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable related to penalty collection and assessments from the Load Serving Entities/Balancing Authorities.
Assure corporate income tax compliance to assure the accurate and timely completion of all corporate income tax returns.
Establish and maintain systems and controls which verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the Company's value.
Monitor department activities by facilitating implementation of best business practices while being flexible.
Oversee Senior Accountant’s daily accounting assignments and duties.
Report necessary concerns, issues, and problems as well as recommendations, alternatives and solutions to the Manager and Treasurer, Finance and Accounting.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required (CPA certification a plus) with at least 7 years of hands-on accounting experience.
Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Thorough understanding of generally accepted auditing standards.
Strong general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and income tax knowledge required.
Demonstrated working knowledge of the Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet package.
Knowledge of and experience with other Microsoft Office applications is strongly preferred.
Experience with SAGE Accounting Software strongly desired.
Excellent organizational skills.
Understanding of project management.
Experience with not-for-profit accounting desirable.
ReliabilityFirst is a non-profit organization playing a major role in lowering the risk of electrical blackouts, and working to prepare for the challenges facing consumers and the energy markets should a blackout occur. We work with the electrical industry and Federal Regulators to safeguard the continued reliability of our nation’s bulk electric system. Our footprint includes 13 states and the District of Columbia.