Manager - Accounting (REN) in Portland, OR at Avangrid

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 02.11.2018
REFERENCE: 5105120201

Company
Company: Avangrid Renewables
Job Title: Manager, Accounting
Department: Accounting
Location: Portland, OR

Business and Department
Portland Corporate Office
Portland,OR

Description
This position is responsible for overseeing the wind and solar accounting activities for Avangrid Renewables (ARL),
which includes Tax Equity Investments. This position will be primarily responsible for the completeness, accuracy,
and proper classification of income statement reporting for ARL renewable facilities, tax equity fiscal responsibilities,
joint venture fiscal responsibilities, maintenance of related account reconciliations, and the effectiveness of internal
controls in this area.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Lead the day-to-day activities and month-end close cycle of the wind and solar accounting team focused on
gross margin; operations, maintenance, administrative, and general expenses.
2. Supervise all aspects of Tax Equity accounting (HLBV), including day-to-day entries, partner distributions,
financial statement preparation, budget preparation, and standalone financial statement audit support.
3. Oversee all aspects of Joint Venture accounting, including day-to-day entries, payroll management, vendor
payments, partner distributions, financial statement preparation, budget preparation, and standalone financial
statement audit support.
4. Plan and structure work activities and set deadlines for the team; subsequently monitor the progress and
results.
5. Work with the financial accounting and business controls teams in account requests, month-end close,
internal controls, year-end processes and other items.
6. Direct efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group.
7. Review journal entries and analyze for appropriate accounting treatment.
8. Authorize payment requests for joint venture payments and partnership distributions.
9. Review balance sheet account reconciliations prepared by accountants for accuracy and completeness and
correction of reconciling items.
10. Participate in and coordinate external and internal audits for your area of responsibility.
11. Ensure compliance with all SOX responsibilities affecting your area of responsibility, including ensuring the
effectiveness of controls design and operation, effectively documenting management review controls, and ensuring

IPE standards are met.
12. Responsible for staffing, professional development and providing input to management on the team's overall
performance.
13. Ensure external and internal short and long term deliverables are aligned with senior management directives
and clearly communicated to team. Manage team to required deadlines.

Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 7 years of direct accounting or financial experience as relates to the job description.
• Sound understanding of GAAP and/or IFRS, including application.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Exemplary skill with Microsoft Excel.
• Self-motivated.
• Previous management experience and strong leadership skills
• Experience influencing and effectively using interpersonal skills to communicate effectively at all levels
• Experience explaining concepts clearly and concisely in order to ensure stakeholders fully understand results

Preferred Qualifications:

• CPA license and/or graduate business degree
• Energy experience
• Systems experience in SAP

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a 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.
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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