Company: American Water
Posted on: June 23, 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.
Entry - Level Staff Accountant responsible for the compilation and
analysis of accounting/financial information for the Plant
Accounting Department for American Water subsidiaries as assigned,
and the maintenance of complete and accurate subsidiary general
Provide support for Plant Accounting Department
Prepares journal entries and assists in analyzing financial results
and variances, ensuring completeness and accuracy of the subsidiary
Prepares account reconciliations, including the timely
investigation and resolution of discrepancies and reconciling
Provides reporting support, information and analysis to assist in
consolidation and the External Reporting team's fulfillment of the
Company's quarterly and annual SEC reporting requirements.
Assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual subsidiary
financial statements and state commission reporting requirements,
ensuring compliance with US GAAP, state-specific utility
regulation, internal controls and Company policies and
Assists the Rates Support team in fulfilling rate case requests and
analyses for filings and/or other reporting requirement
Interfaces/liaises with the following teams: State Capital, State
Rates, State Finance, Corporate Accounting, Corporate Budgeting and
Assists with special projects and initiatives to optimize the
effectiveness of existing business applications, technologies and
systems and to build efficiencies/improvements into current
Knowledge of fundamental accounting/analytical concepts and
Knowledge of the utility industry and regulatory accounting a
Prior experience working with SAP, PowerPlan, Hyperion, Blackline,
SharePoint a plus.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
knowledge of advanced Microsoft Excel functionalities (i.e. pivot
and look-up tables, etc.) a plus.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent analytical, systemic and problem solving skills,
including the ability to work in teams or effectively work
Strong interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on initiative,
knowledge sharing, team building and decision making.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
1-2 years' experience preferred.
Modern day professional office environment
Minimum 3 days in office, 2 days remote
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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