Staff Accountant I or II - Accounts Payable

SoCalGas, Los Angeles, California

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Date Posted February 22, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Primary Purpose

Performs specific accounting, regulatory, reporting and financial assignments. Identifies operational, accounting and regulatory issues within the individual area of responsibility. Collaborates with senior staff, supervisor and/or manager to develop solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs accounting, regulatory, reporting and financial analysis and review primarily on assignments in the area of their knowledge.
  • Prepares internal and external financial reports.
  • Maintains accounting and financial records of the Company.
  • Implements accounting, regulatory, reporting and financial treatment for new and existing operations, regulations and laws based on management's direction.
  • Responds to inquiries of shareholders, suppliers, outside departments, government agencies, auditors and employees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
NOTE: This position can be filled at a different level based on the final scope of job responsibilities and job requirements.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree Requires a bachelor's degree preferably in accounting, finance, economics or related business administration field or equivalent experience. Required
Experience

Staff Accountant I: 1-2 years relevant experience or equivalent training and/or experience. Required

Staff Accountant II: 3 years previous public and/or professional accounting experience. Required

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to convey in original written correspondence and reports in a clear and concise manner, adapted to customer needs (technical and non-technical audience).
  • Ability to develop alternative recommendations to issues within areas of responsibility.
  • Requires knowledge of accounting methods and techniques and the ability to apply both in problem-solving.
  • Skills in organizing, planning, controlling and coordinating individual activities.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Positively influences others by action or example.
Licenses and Certifications

  • CPA, CMA, MBA and/or other professional certificates/advanced degrees are desirable. Preferred
Southern California Gas Company is an EEO/AA Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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