Sr. Manager, Accounting
Company: American Water
Posted on: May 7, 2022
Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is
vital to our culture and the way we do business. Creating an
environment where differences are embraced and where every person
feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is
the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded
water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than
6,400 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and
regulated-like drinking water and wastewater services to an
estimated 14 million people in 25 states. American Water provides
safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our
customers to help keep their lives flowing. For more information,
visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter , Facebook
and LinkedIn .
PLEASE NOTE: In order for American Water to evaluate decisions
about new regulations, reintegration, and safe operating practices,
all employees are required to report their vaccination status.
This role will oversee SEC reporting and Consolidation team at
American Water. Ensures compliance with US GAAP, SEC and FASB rules
and regulations in financial reports, company records and material
transactions. This position is responsible for reviewing and
drafting SEC reports and producing accurate financial statements
and disclosures in required SEC periodic filings (i.e. 10-K, 10-Q
and 8-K) as well as other external and governmental reports and
releases. This position will work closely with the Investor
Relations team, SEC Legal team as well as business unit accounting
leaders and the finance leaders. Other external filings include
Annual Subsidiary Financials and Governmental surveys.
Oversee the preparation and filing of SEC documents, including Form
10-K and Form 10-Q (Including financial statements).
Ensure compliance with GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
Interact with key internal and external SEC stakeholders, including
the company's internal Disclosure Committee
Directly leads and owns consolidation of all general ledger source
systems (SAP and AX) within Hyperion and review of monthly
Responsible for the supervision of staff, could include hiring of
the staff, goal/objective setting, performance management and
career development planning.
Oversee the preparation & review of all government surveys.
Coordinate with others, including Budgeting & Internal Reporting
and Financial Decision and Support Teams to ensure financial
reporting compliance with new pronouncements or policies
Coordinate year-end audit and quarterly reviews of financial
statements with external auditors
Assist with month end close
Prepare ad hoc projects and prepare responses to various requests
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA in Accounting or
At least 8 years of accounting and reporting experience
Background in "Big 4" public accounting preferred
Knowledge and experience with SEC reporting required
Experience in the energy and utility industries preferred
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication,
analytical,interpersonal and organizational skills
- In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
- Must demonstrate a high level of integrity
- Proficient in enterprise information systems. Proficient in MS
Officeapplications including Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Word and
Working knowledge of SAP preferred.
- Team player.
- Extremely detail and results-oriented.
- Motivated by challenging, high-energy environment.
- Strong project management skills to establish and meet
Standard office environment
Competencies Champions safety Collaborates Cultivates innovation
Customer obsessed Drives Results Nimble learning
Join American Water... We Keep Life Flowing ---
American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity
(EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and
applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion,
marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with
a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by
federal, state, and local laws.
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