Manager, Acccounting (REN) in Portland, OR at Avangrid

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 07.11.2018
REFERENCE: 5105322901

Company
Company: Avangrid Renewables
Job Title: Manager, Accounting (REN)
Department: Controls
Location: Portland, OR

Business and Department
Portland Corporate Office
Portland,OR

Description
The Accounting Manager plays an important role in the Financial Accounting team which works within the Avangrid
Renewables Finance and Accounting Department and is responsible for many of the activities impacting the
financial statements for Avangrid Renewables. ARHI is included in the consolidated financial statements for
Avangrid, Inc. (US listed entity), which is ultimately included in the consolidated financial statements of Iberdrola SA
(foreign issuer), and responsibilities will include external reporting under both IFRS and US GAAP. The Accounting
Manager participates in all aspects and activities of the accounting cycle to ensure the company's deadlines are
met with accuracy and completeness in support of the Financial Reporting department.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Supervise day-to-day activities of the Financial Accounting and Fixed Assets departments focused on
accounting related to renewable energy operations, maintenance, administration, general expenses, capital
expenditures, and depreciation,.
• Plan and structure work activities and set deadlines for the team; subsequently monitor the progress and
results.
• Work with Avangrid to provide accounting information requests, supervise period-end close cycles, execute
of internal controls effectively, among other items.
• Direct efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures, and policies.
• Ensure compliance with financial policies and procedures.
• Work with Avangrid and Iberdrola to ensure the appropriateness and accuracy of the monthly accounting in
compliance with US GAAP and IFRS.
• Interact with other departments within and outside of the Accounting organization to respond in an accurate
and timely fashion to inquiries related to the general ledger.
• Lead and direct accountants in daily accounting, month-end close cycles, and other tasks related to the
maintenance of the general ledger.
• Review journal entries and analyze for appropriate accounting treatment.
• Review balance sheet account reconciliations prepared by accountants for accuracy and completeness and

facilitation of the correction of reconciling items identified.
• Participate in and coordinate external and internal audits.
• Ensure accounting processes are Sarbanes-Oxley compliant through review of existing controls and
implementation of new processes.
• Adhere to effective internal controls and timely completion.
• Responsible for staffing, professional development and providing input to management on their team's
overall performance.

Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 7+ years' experience in Accounting.
• Previous management experience.
• Sound understanding of US GAAP, including application.
• Experience with and understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• General ledger experience with major accounting systems and spreadsheet programs.
• Self-motivated.
• Ability to work independently with little management oversight.
Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
• CPA license
• Graduate business degree
• Energy experience
• SEC reporting experience
• Systems experience in SAP
• Knowledge of IFRS

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a medical Fit for Duty exam (only if
applicable to job requirements), background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the
U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be
working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties may involve handling of funds, accounts or cash. A Motor
Vehicle (MVR) check will be administered when a prospective employee will be regularly using a company vehicle.

Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an
individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

This opportunity will offer
Full Time Exempt

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