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Accountant I

at Chesapeake Utilities Corporation in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description

Career Opportunity
Position: Accountant I
Location: Remote within service territories


Responsible for exhibiting Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values, regarding external customers, agencies, vendors, internal departments and co-workers.
Primary Responsibilities:
Develop solid understanding of Utility Accounting, GAAP, and SOX Controls as practiced by Chesapeake Utility Corporation.
Provide guidance to the corporation on various Policies and Procedures.
Generation of timely and accurate monthly financial statements (generate journal entries, issues resolution and review of financial statements with comments on variances prior to close).
Generate monthly account reconciliations (review G/L, research, verify and document).
Assist the rate department in regulatory filings (date collection, worksheet generation, other support).
Assist with business units annual budget process and periodic forecast projections.
Identify areas in current process and procedures for improvement (draft recommendation for review with manager prior to implementation).
Accounting liaison with operation personnel to answer question and resolve issues that are position related.
Various financial reporting and other monthly tasks related to the providing accounting services for a specific company.

Knowledge & Skills Requirements:
Accounting degree and/or certification or other similar education and experience skills to perform general ledger accounting activities.
Advanced level of Excel worksheet skills.
Ability to work well with others and communicate with others if an effective manner.
Ability to work in remote environment.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability that need assistance applying for a position may email human_resources@chpk.com or Ruth Warner, Director, Human Resources Operations.Qualifications

Education
Bachelors (preferred)

Experience
1 - 3 years: One - Three Years (preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Job Posting: 1019262

Posted On: Aug 12, 2022

Updated On: Sep 11, 2022