The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies, has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Accountant.
The Senior Accountant will perform complex professional accounting and auditing work in the maintenance of financial records for EEI and related affiliates. This person will take the lead and be responsible for the following: (1) ensure financial transactions are accurately booked and GAAP compliant; (2) liaison for financial and accounting support to other EEI departments and produce monthly financial reporting packages for EEI departments and its entities; (3) assist in the preparation of trial balances and lead schedules, and assist during field work for annual audits; (4) compile data and prepare disclosures to support corporate tax returns; (5) budget preparation, grant reporting and special projects as assigned.
The successful applicant will have:
Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting or related field.
A minimum of 3 years of applicable experience, preferably in a public accounting setting.
Strong understanding of accounting theory to include GAAP, financial reporting, account reconciliation, and fixed asset accounting.
Strong computer skills (excel and accounting systems).
Ability to act and operate independently, identify opportunities for improvement and take the initiative to address them.
Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication skills and an ability to troubleshoot accounting issues.
EEI will provide an outstanding compensation package. Benefits include medical insurance, a 401(k) with a generous match, tuition reimbursement, fitness center membership, and more. EEI is conveniently located next to the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro station in Washington, D.C.
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and directly and indirectly employ more than one million workers.
Safe, reliable, affordable, and clean energy powers the economy and enhances the lives of all Americans.
EEI has dozens of international electric companies as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.
Organized in 1933, EEI provides public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums.