Accountant I-III

Entergy

Location:
Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United Kingdom
Salary:
Competitive
Type:
Permanent
Main Industry:
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Other Industries & Skills: 
Education & Training, Finance, Banking & Insurance, Information Technology, Manufacturing
Advertiser:
Entergy
Job ID:
129994426
Posted On: 
07 February 2024

Posting End Date:

  

Work Place Flexibility:

Hybrid 

Legal Entity: 

Entergy Services, LLC 

Preferred office location is Hammond, LA; however, other locations within Entergy’s service areas may be considered.

This role will be filled as an Accountant I, II, or III depending on the candidate’s experience.

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE: 

The Payroll Accountant I will be responsible for payroll processing, review of processing work of other team members, and special projects.  This position will also partner with stakeholder groups on joint initiatives to ensure accuracy and efficiency of payroll processes.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Responsible for all payroll-related processing activities
-Review payroll processing of Payroll staff to ensure accuracy
-Respond to various audit requests / RFI’s from both external and internal customers
-Partner and communicate with representatives from HR, Legal, Finance, IT, etc on payroll related matters/issues
-Continuously drive process improvements and automation to enhance payroll processes
-Quickly troubleshoot and resolve issues when they arise, address the root cause, and recommend opportunities for improvement
-Query data to respond to adhoc requests; able to synthesize data to provide information to others
-Lead and participate on special projects

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education and experience required of the position

Accountant I
: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 1+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing. In lieu of degree minimum 5+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing is required.

Accountant II
: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 2+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing. In lieu of degree minimum 6+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing is required.

Accountant II
: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 4+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing. In lieu of degree minimum 8+ years’ experience in accounting or payroll processing is required.

 Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position 

-Experience in PeopleSoft HCM, Time and Labor, and Cognos preferred
-Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (with an emphasis on Excel)
-Experience in leading cross functional projects
-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
-Excellent oral and written communications skills with all levels of the organization
-Flexible, organized, and detail oriented
-Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects or tasks
-Ability to work independently and in a team environment
-Strong focus on process improvements
-Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

N/A 

Primary Location:

Louisiana-

Hammond Louisiana : Hammond 
Job Function:

Professional
FLSA Status:

Professional 
Relocation Option:

No Relocation Offered
Union description/code:

NON BARGAINING UNIT 
Number of Openings:

1
Req ID:

#
Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to navigate to EEO 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.

EEI Testing:

One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and Pre-employment Testing:  of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, eei/practicetests, numberLogon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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.
 

 

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