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Entergy Accountant Lead or Sr Lead (Property Accounting) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Accountant Lead or Sr Lead (Property Accounting)

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Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

*This position may be filled as an Accountant Lead or Sr. Lead depending upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate. This posting is scheduled to close on 6/19/19*

Job Summary/Purpose:

Supports a manager and/or departmental peers by performing accounting related activities. Executes business processes and associated controls. Owns one or more key complex processes and plays a key role in project or process improvement initiatives. Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, analyzing, verifying, consolidating, and entering accounting transactions. Providing accurate reports based on requested information and provide good customer service.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Performs assignments requiring understanding and application of complex accounting and regulatory principles, practices, and concepts (i.e. preparation of analyses, journal entries, reconciliations, etc.).

Accepts ownership of business processes and associated controls, including ensuring ongoing relevance in a changing environment.

Apply strong analytical and problem-solving skills to accounting issues.

Perform analysis and research on technical accounting issues, including the ability to determine the accounting treatment for complex transactions.

Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills

Provides customer service to internal and external customers.

Identifies process improvement opportunities.

Plays a key role in project or process improvement initiatives.

Ensures the accuracy of financial statements and reports.

Demonstrates strong systems capabilities

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of this position:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of this position:

Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position :

Technical systems-based capabilities desired; Utility accounting experience desired; Working knowledge of the FERC uniform system of accounts a plus; Knowledge of accounting controls and processes; Working knowledge of MS Office applications; displays strong analytical skills by efficiently using knowledge of tools and business processes to identify problems and resolve issues. Ability to work independently; Ability to work in a team environment. Plays a key role in Sarbanes Oxley coordination and testing. Basic understanding of state and local regulatory environment is a plus.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for this position :

Desired: Professional Certifications such as CPA or making progress toward CPA.


Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 87152

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.


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.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Accounting, Law, Business Process, CPA, Finance, Legal, Research, Management

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