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Financial Analyst II/III/IV
Post Date: 09/08/2020
Close Date: 09/21/2020
Company:
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
400 N 4th St. Bismarck ND 58501
701-222-7719

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https://jobs.mdu.com

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https://jobs.mdu.com/PositionDetail.aspx?ID=20588

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Bismarck,ND

Job Description:
Level II/III: Assist in/responsible for the analysis and reporting of financial transactions and statistics for Montana-Dakota Utilities Inc. Assists/conducts in the development and implementation of accounting procedures and systems to assure proper and effective financial reporting and compliance, and provide research and accounting assistance to others. Provide accounting and analytical support in the verification, control and processing of work activities in respective area. Complete the day-to-day activities, calculations, reconciliations and analyses necessary to perform periodic financial accounting closes. Recommend enhancements to accounting policies, procedures and information systems. Assist with compliance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and to the FERC Chart of Accounts.

Level IV:
Coordinate the analysis and reporting of financial transactions and statistics for Montana Dakota Utilities Inc. Provide accounting and analytical support in the verification, control and processing of work activities in respective area. Work on more complex aspects of financial and/or accounting activities. Leads the day-to-day activities, calculations, reconciliations and analyses necessary to perform periodic financial accounting closes Recommends enhancements to accounting policies, procedures and information systems. Conducts first level review of projects and on-going tasks. Coordinate the development and implementation of accounting procedures and systems to assure proper and effective financial reporting and compliance, and provide research and accounting assistance to others.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
Level II: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and two years’ related accounting experience.
Level III: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and four years’ related accounting experience, with a minimum of two years’ experience in financial analysis.
Level IV: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and six years’ related accounting experience, with a minimum of two years’ experience in financial analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong background in accounting system/IT projects
Preferred Qualifications
• CPA or professional certification desired.
• JD Edwards and utility accounting experience.

Key Skills & Competencies
• Strong analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail, flexible and willing to learn and/or assist in implementing new ideas and processes.
• Knowledge of applicable accounting and financial statement preparation methods and requirements (FASB, FERC, and SEC).
• Proficient in personal computer applications with emphasis in spreadsheet and/or accounting software.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of financial / accounting impact of invoicing and accounts receivable and/or accounts payable transactions.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills and good human relations skills.
• Ability to maintain the confidentiality of corporate financial data.
• Familiar with FERC Uniform System of Accounts and Company policy and procedures.
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Additional Information
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, no sponsorships considered.
• Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
• Apply online at jobs.mdu.com


Contact Information:
Apply online at jobs.mdu.com
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