Accountant III

Chesapeake Utilities Corp.
Dover, DE
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 19, 2017
Full Time
Career Opportunity Position Accountant III Location Dover, DE Responsible for exhibiting Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values, regarding external customers, agencies, vendors, internal departments and co-workers. This position provides Accounting services for a top tier (high level of complexity) utility company which results in the timely and accurate generation of monthly financial and operational statements, financial analysis, non income tax compliance, annual PSC reporting compliance, SOX compliance, Internal and External Audit support and other related financial tasks. Provides leadership in the department. Primary duties and responsibilities include Responsible for the day to day accounting, reporting and analysis of a utility company(s). Generation of monthly financial statements (generate journal entries, issues resolution, and financials statement review with documentation of variances prior to close). Generation of the any PSC required accounting filings. Generate annual income tax accrual (determine timing differences, generate tax accrual, calculation and reconciliation of current and deferred income tax accounts). Generate monthly account reconciliations (review G/L, research, verify and document). Analysis of monthly financial results and review with business unit management (variance review and documentation). Administer the business unit's non-income tax compliance (property, municipal, franchise, sales and gross receipts). Identify areas in current process and procedures for improvement (draft recommendation for review with manager prior to implementation). Accounting liaison with operations personnel to answer questions and resolve issues. Participate in management meetings in a capacity of providing answers to accounting and or financial questions. Engaged in more critical and confidential aspects of accounting or company projects. Provides positive leadership in the department in a manner that promotes the 'Yes we can' approach in a 'how can I help' manner. Assist in the development of staff by training and providing review and feedback on accounting staff work. Various financial reporting and other monthly task related to providing accounting services for a specific company. Assist others in the department if they have questions or need assistance. Requires a total commitment to Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values and Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Minimum of five years accounting experience. Excellent Excel worksheet skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to work well with others. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. Qualifications 0' class='row'> Skills Required Advanced Excel Advanced Behaviors Motivations Education Required Bachelors or better in Accounting or related field. Experience Required 5 years 5 years Licenses & Certifications