Assistant Controller

$148,000 - $222,000 yearly
  • The Resume Review - Recruiting Department
  • Hybrid (Tulsa, OK, USA)
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full time Accounting Finance

Job Description

Job description
Job Profile Summary

Lead, direct and manage accounting functions related to financial accounting and reporting, operations accounting and regulatory basis of accounting for business segment.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range goals, objectives and structures for the accounting organization that are aligned with corporate objectives.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of the Form 10-Q and Form 10-K filings including segment financial results and/or consolidated financial statements, management's discussion and analysis, supporting schedules and footnotes.
  • Oversee preparation and review of financial statements filed with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
  • Oversee operational accounting functions and settlement of commercial contracts.
  • Regularly interface with independent auditors regarding financial statement audits.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of all significant accounting transactions and advising senior management of accounting implications.
  • Research and implement relevant accounting standards and prepare memos supporting accounting positions.
  • Analyze and approve accounting policies, procedures and corresponding controls to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley, regulatory and/or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) compliance and integrity of financial statements and reports.
  • Review and approve information and reports provided to management, employees, regulatory agencies, auditors and others relative to classification and/or accounting treatment of taxes, revenues, earnings, expenses, policies and procedures.
  • Compile, prepare, verify and/or approve information and reports including but not limited to:
    • Policies and procedures
    • Financial results
    • Financial forecasts and budgets
    • Operating performance
  • Mentor, coach and develop a team of directors, managers and individual contributors engaged in accounting functions, driving a diverse and inclusive team culture, collaborating to deliver high standards of service, quality and value to achieve business results.
  • Collaborate with and support leaders in other accounting business segments units and commercial / regulatory teams to ensure alignment of strategies, activities and resources.
  • Prepare and present recommendations to senior management.
  • Develop strong relationships and effective communication mechanisms with commercial leaders, business leaders and senior management for delivery of initiatives.
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or related field with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and the following direct accounting experience to include the following:
Work Experience
  • Experience with and thorough knowledge or corporate accounting methods, practices and procedures.
  • Experience and training related to:
    • Financial accounting and US GAAP standards
    • Operational accounting
    • Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting
    • FERC accounting
  • Experience guiding, motivating and developing a diverse group of employees to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Experience developing advanced financial analytics, modeling and evaluations.
  • Experience monitoring, analyzing and presenting the impact of proposed accounting and regulatory changes to senior management.
  • Energy experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of: energy industry including: regulatory compliance, operational accounting, application of financial principles and reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of: accounting information systems with advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Skills in: developing solutions to complicated issues using abstract thinking in new or complex situations.
  • Skills in: developing reports, presentations, schedules and proposed solutions for senior management.
  • Skills in: developing complex reports, correspondence and presentations to meet special needs and requests.
  • Skills in: interacting, advising and communicating effectively with teams, peers and all levels of management.
  • Ability to: analyze problems and situations and develop recommendations to guide successful outcomes
  • Ability to: communicate thoughts, ideas, information, messages and other written information, which may contain technical material, in a logical, organized and coherent manner to various levels of management.
  • Ability to: identify, conceptualize and organize projects to completion.
  • Ability to: manage and prioritize multiple assignments with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to: work independently, interpreting internal or external issues and recommending solutions/best practices.
  • Ability to: work under pressure and maintain work result integrity.
  • Ability to: build effective relationships with senior management.
  • Ability to: use logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions or approaches to a problem.
  • Ability to: think creatively and strategically, take a proactive and aggressive goal setting approach to assist in developing continuous improvement.
Licenses and Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements
  • Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements
  • Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Occasionally)
  • Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)
  • Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Constantly)
  • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)
  • Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)
  • Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)
  • Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)
  • Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)
  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)
  • Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)
  • Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)
  • Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)
  • Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)
  • Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)
  • Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Frequently)
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)
  • Tasting/Smelling: (Occasionally)
  • Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)
  • Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Frequently)
  • Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)
  • Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)
Working Conditions/Environment
  • Employee is subject to inside environmental conditions
Working Conditions
  • Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Constantly)
  • Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)
  • CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)
  • Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver's license