Southern California Edison Principal Manager, Technical Accounting in Rosemead, California
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The Principal Manager, Technical Accounting, is responsible for the strategic direction of all technical accounting efforts including implementing new guidance and analyzing significant and unusual transactions. The Principal Manager, Technical Accounting, provides guidance, leadership, and drafting expertise to the SEC reporting team, with emphasis around new accounting pronouncements and complex transactions. The individual explains accounting concepts to a variety of financial and non-financial audiences at all levels including executive management, external auditors, and staff. As a leader, the Principal Manager, Technical Accounting is also responsible for developing technical accounting staff and supporting the development of knowledge across the department.
Responsibilities to include:
Provide technical accounting expertise, position papers, and research to define appropriate accounting treatment
Critically analyze agreements and transactions to ensure they meet intended business objectives
Hire, develop, and retain top talent; develop accounting knowledge across the department
Draft and review SEC financial statements and disclosures, develop new disclosures
Build strong partnerships with a variety of stakeholders including with Treasury, Operational Finance, Energy Procurement, Internal Audit, and Tax
Represent the company in industry organizations, serving as an accounting specialist
Interpret and apply internal policies, SOX guidance, US GAAP and other regulations
BS/BA in accounting, economics, business or related discipline
CPA required (active or inactive)
5+ years in public accounting/Big 4 managing audits of public companies
7 total years of work experience
Clear and concise written and verbal communications
10 to 15 years total work experience
Experience with technical accounting topics including but not limited to revenue recognition, lease accounting, derivatives, pensions, variable interest entities, consolidation, and impairment
Expertise with Regulation S-X and S-K
Expertise with SOX and internal controls
Previous experience running an accounting policy team
Previous experience leading an SEC reporting team
Experience working on multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines
Experience with audits of 401k and benefit plans
Experience working for an utility company applying regulatory accounting concepts
The primary work location for this position is Rosemead, CA
Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Relocation may be available for qualified candidates.
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
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