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Accountant - III in Saint Paul, MN at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

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Job Description

We have an immediate need for an Accountant for a 4 month contract position at Xcel Energy in St. Paul, Minnesota (55113).  This position offers the possibility of extension beyond 4 months, as well as free parking and quick onboarding.  

Advanced Grid Intelligence and Security Project at Xcel Energy
  • Perform general accounting processes to ensure accurate and timely accounting close cycles and the development of subsequent internal and external financial statements and reports. 
  • Processes may include, but are not limited to, budget development and reporting; analysis and reconciliation of accounting ledgers and other accounts; preparation of accounting ledger entries and supporting work-papers; preparation of inter-company billings; preparation of property valuations and preparation of required regulatory reporting forms and unclaimed property filings. 
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments. 
  • At times, may assume a lead role and is responsible for the accurate and timely analysis and reporting of various business cycles.
  • May be responsible for training other analysts. 
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of a wide variety of factors. 
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Preparation of monthly journals for billing, general ledger oversight and audit responses. 
  • Reconciles accounts. 
  • Prepares financial statements including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flows.   
  • Provides guidance on cost accounting issues. 
  • Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.  
  • May include tax and cost accounting. 
  • Able to interact effectively with internal and external clients. 
  • Strong analytical abilities with advanced MS Excel skills.