Accountant-Associate

Entergy

Location:
Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United Kingdom
Salary:
Competitive
Type:
Permanent
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Advertiser:
Entergy
Job ID:
129994427
Posted On: 
07 February 2024

Posting End Date:

  

Work Place Flexibility:

Hybrid 

Legal Entity:

 Entergy Services, LLC 

This position can be based out of any Entergy location in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, or The Woodlands, TX.

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

The position of Accountant – Associate within the Distribution Capital Projects organization is responsible for financial, contracting and compliance tasks associated with the execution of capital projects within the Distribution Plan & Resiliency portfolios. The tasks include, but are not limited to, establishment of construction contracts, contract management/monitoring, invoice processing and development of financial reports.

This position reports to the Manager, Project Controls and will support a diverse team of Cost Analysts, Project Managers, Construction Engineers, Construction Managers, Operations Coordinators, and other Sr. Management.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administers Entergy’s contract management system in support of critical supply chain and compliance processes required for active or planned construction activities. This includes management of requisitions (requests) for contract releases and change requests from initial submission through final approval and contract execution. Performs general contract management duties including active tracking and monitoring of spend, balance and contract terms with frequent status reporting to relevant stakeholders. Manages invoice processing for construction contractors, material vendors and/or service providers. This includes verifying vendor invoices for accuracy, code block validation, an understanding of contract release structure, and approval routing and payment processing. Assists with the monthly invoice accrual process with Finance to ensure accurate cost tracking / forecasting on active or planned construction activities. Must be willing to assume a storm restoration role and travel if necessary.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Education:

-High school diploma
 

Minimum Experience:

-Accountant-Associate: Previous related work experience preferred.
-Accountant-Associate Sr: 5 years of Business Accounting or Office management experience required.
 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Entergy Corporate applications (PowerPlan & Maximo). 
-Familiar will all company policies and procedures.  
-Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral with internal and external customers.
-Willing to work extended hours as needed.
-Self-starter with high initiative, & a willingness to learn new processes.
-Excellent multitasking and team working capability a must.
 

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

-None

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans Louisiana : New Orleans || Louisiana : Baton Rouge || Texas : The Woodlands 
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Nonexempt 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: #
Travel Percentage:None

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) 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 Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRComplianceentergy to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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