Staff Accountant

Employer
AES Corporation
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
At AES we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works Everyone makes an impact every day in our small global teams Apply here to start an extraordinary career today Position Senior Accountant Financial Reporting Location Arlington VA Reports to Senior Manager Financial Reporting Purpose To assist in the preparation of the financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission To assist in the preparation of SEC KQKS filings and other public filings including the coordination and preparation of required disclosure information for business units world wide To assist in identifying and communicating to key stakeholders the impacts of new or proposed accounting interpretations pronouncements or other technical literature Skills Excellent documentation skills a attention to detail rigorous work paper standards Able to research and apply technical accounting concepts thorough knowledge of GAAP Able to understand and comply with XBRL requirements and other SEC reporting rules Exposure to SAP and consolidation systems highly desirable Microsoft Office Word and Excel in particular products Excellent written and oral communication skills Self motivated and strong organizational skills Education BS in Accounting CPA strongly preferred Experience to years experience with public private mix Current relevant experience in preparation and review of SEC filings in multinational environment Large public accounting company experience Exposure to complex technical accounting issues a impairments defined benefit plans discontinued operations acquisition and divestiture accounting Big accounting firm experience preferred Work Environment Decentralized subsidiary structure Fast paced and flexible Collaborative approach Creative solutions Intra and inter team coordination The AES Corporation is a Fortune global power company We provide affordable sustainable energy to countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities Our workforce of people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the worlda s changing power needs AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex age national origin genetic information disability or protected veteran status E Verify Notice AES will provide the Social Security Administration SSA and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security DHS with information from each new employee sI to confirm work authorization