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Manager - Accounting Projects (AMC 67502) Orange, CT or Portland, ME in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orange, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/3/2018

Job Description

Publication date: 03.12.2018REFERENCE: 5103311602

CompanyCompany: AVANGRID Management Company (AMC)Department: Accounting ControlJob Title: Manager – Accounting ProjectsReports to: Chief Accounting OfficerLocation: Orange, CT or Portland, ME (Maine location preferred)Cross Company Responsibility: No

Business and DepartmentUSA,

DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

This position is responsible for assisting the Chief Accounting Officer in certain duties within Avangrid Groupreporting, technical accounting, internal controls (SOX) and corporate accounting. This involves interaction witheach of these areas and direct involvement in new accounting matters and unique transactions in relation to projectmanagement and accounting conclusions. Reporting for Avangrid is required in accordance with US GAAP throughrequired filings with the SEC and in accordance with Iberdrola Group Accounting Policies (IFRS) within theintercompany forms for Iberdrola’s global external reporting.

Accounting results include both regulated and non-regulated business affiliates in the Power and Utilities industrythat are consolidated within the Avangrid Group. Subsidiary consolidated financial statements are also prepared bythe departments. A high amount of time will be spent in coordinating with external and internal audits and strongrelationships will be required.

This position will have no direct reports however will assist with various activities with the departments ofConsolidations/Reporting, Internal Controls, Corporate Accounting and Technical Accounting, as well across thebusiness accounting teams.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

• Project manage and determine impacts of complex operations and transactions in US GAAP and IFRS financialstatements.• Work closely with the external and internal auditors to ensure timely and successful resolution audit procedures

and audit matters in all areas.• Work closely with the business and other corporate control teams to prepare and determine appropriateaccounting policies.• Ensure accurate reporting by assisting in challenging variances and unusual items in monthly P&L and keyperformance indicators and coordinating with AGR Subsidiary Accounting Teams and across departments (tax,regulatory, etc.) to resolve issues.• Independent view of US GAAP and IFRS financial statements and its disclosures.

RequirementsJOB REQUIREMENTS:

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or the equivalent combination of education andexperience required• A minimum of seven years in accounting/auditing• Accounting or financial experience in a management role required• Experience in preparation or audit of financial statements required• SEC accounting, reporting and disclosure experience required.• Significant experience with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and internal controls of financial reporting required

Preferred Qualifications:

• Public accounting/auditing firm experience

Skills/Abilities:

• Detailed knowledge of US GAAP required• Knowledge of power and/or utility accounting preferred• Knowledge of IFRS accounting standards preferred• Knowledge of FERC accounting standards preferred• Strong leadership skills required• Strong project management skills required• Strong analytical and problem solving ability required• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written required

This opportunity will offerAVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,

gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or toapply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at877-387-9061 or careers@avangrid.com