Manager Transmission Accounting – Corporate Finance – Akron General Office Bldg


FirstEnergy at a Glance
We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nations largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]
This position will report to the Director, Regulatory Accounting & Reporting. It is located within our five-state territory (Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, or New Jersey), with travel as needed.
Leading the FirstEnergy Transmission financial activities in the areas of accounting, financial management and compliance, and financial reporting. This position supervises a team of accounting professionals responsible for maintaining the companys books and records in accordance generally accepted accounting principles and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commissions Uniform System of Accounts.
Responsibilities include:
Manage a team of accountants responsible for regulated accounting for the 3 stand-alone transmission companies and 4 utilities that maintain transmission assets, under formula-rate accounting
Supporting annual projected and actual formula rate filings
Approving monthly journal entries and reviewing general ledger account reconciliations
Financial benchmarking and analysis, including researching and recommending solutions with respect to formal challenges or peer reviews
Interfacing with the various internal and external stakeholders, including Rates, Legal, Transmission, and internal and external auditors.
Coordinating tests and reviews associated with internal and external audits and analyzing results to develop and implement corrective actions, as needed.
Recommending and implementing solutions to improve work processes, and promoting efficient and effective operations
Promoting a culture of ownership within the transmission regulatory accounting team to achieve goals and meet deadlines.
Supporting state/federal regulatory strategies in conjunction with leadership
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline required.
Minimum 7 years relevant work experience at progressively increasing levels of responsibility is required. Relevant work experience will include experience in accounting, financial or financial-support role required.
Requires a strong financial acumen and understanding of SAP.
Prior supervisory experience preferred.
Ability to supervise, engage and develop employees on the Regulatory Accounting team.
Experience and proficiency with SAP required.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
Demonstrating a questioning attitude while maintaining a commitment to the overall success of the team.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across the organization.
Superior written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical issues in a clear and concise manner.
Desire to learn, grow and work across FirstEnergy to deliver quality results within established deadlines.
Acts in an ethical and professional manner, with the highest level of integrity, and in compliance with the codeApply here: