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Manager, Accounting and Financial Analysis

Company: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Location: Dunn
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionCareer Opportunity
Position: Manager, Accounting and Financial Analysis
Location: Work from home! Must live within service territories of

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Supports preparation and delivery of corporate and business unit monthly financial statement close process. Primary owner of all accounting and regulatory reporting for corporate and business units under responsibility.
  • Ensures financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely, and analyzes and reviews financial statements for given area of responsibility. Responsible for complete and accurate preparation of all required reports on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Prepares, reviews or approves account reconciliations and accounts, as required.
  • Prepares the monthly reporting packages including analysis of current actual results to prior period actual results, to budget, and to forecast for the corporate entities and business units under responsibility.
  • Direct and effectively delegate staff work, serving as subject matter expert on the accounting impact of business activities.
  • Manage staff training, development, and performance in area of responsibility.
  • Develop relationships, expanding leadership influence to accomplish results through others. Demonstrate accountability and leadership in advancing business priorities, independent of management oversight.
  • Oversee design and operating effectiveness of the control environment within the area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide guidance from an accounting perspective as well as to be viewed as a partner to assist the business in achieving its goals and objectives.
  • Accounting systems, policies and procedures - make and implement recommendations which result in improvements to the integrity and quality of the financial statements along with the efficiency of the department.
  • Supports the implementation of changes in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Drive efficiencies through innovation and continuous process improvements.
  • Facilitate a partnership environment with various corporate departments and business units to resolve their issues, review financial statements, annual budgeting process, forecasting and other projects.
  • Act as a positive force in the accounting department in a manner that promotes the "yes we can" attitude with the approach "how can I help" to others in the department, corporate office and business units.
  • Monitor the relationship with internal and external audit groups.
  • Stay current on accounting trends and standards.
  • Assist in the management of the accounting department's programs for employee development.

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum of ten years of accounting experience and prior management experience required.
    • Prior utility experience is preferred.
    • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong coaching, team and mentoring skills, strong analytical skills, ability to lead in analysis and work flow process.
    • Strong foundation of accounting, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and current financial issues to assist in accurate and timely reporting and analysis of financial data.
    • Consistently exercise agility, independent judgement and discretion on matters of significance.
    • Multi-task and manage different personalities in a high volume, deadline driven environment while understanding the flow of processes.
    • Be a change-agent to drive efficiencies with the use of technology and process redesign.

      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.
      EducationBachelors of Accounting (required)
      Experience7 - 10 years: 7 to 10 (required)

      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)

Keywords: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Fayetteville , Manager, Accounting and Financial Analysis, Accounting, Auditing , Dunn, North Carolina

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