Entergy Project / Process Improvement Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana
Project / Process Improvement Accountant
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Date: Apr 24, 2018
Location: New Orleans, LA, US
** This position will be filled as an Accountant, Sr Lead or Accountant, Sr Staff dependent upon applicable years of experience.
The purpose of this job is to serve in a leadership role in the Accounting Projects group. The job will entail leading/performing process improvement and robotic initiatives and other projects, coaching others on the practical application of process improvement methods and tools, performing research and technical analysis, and communicating complex issues and recommendations to members of senior management. The assignments will vary but will require leadership and strong analytical skills by effectively using knowledge of business processes and tools to identify and solve challenging issues.
Perform assignments requiring understanding and application of project management, change management and process improvement methods and tools.
Coach others in the practical application of process improvement methods and tools.
Develop, maintain and follow process improvement framework within accounting.
Develop robotics to support the automation of processes within accounting.
Effectively communicate complex issues and solution recommendations to senior management.
Consider impacts from an accounting perspective when making process improvement recommendations.
Develop networks throughout Accounting and broader Entergy organization to leverage in resolution of issues.
Assist manager and department in managing multiple (and often competing) priorities and projects.
Minimum education required of the position
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum experience required of the position
5+ years of process improvement work experience. Desired: functioning in a lead role on a project sub-team.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Knowledge: Understanding of basic accounting principles and processes; Proficient in the application of lean, six-sigma and/or agile methodologies; Skills: Excellent leadership and organizational skills; Strong analytical skills; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Proficient in use of MS Office application; Abilities: Ability to work independently and team environment; Strong focus on process improvements; Ability to lead project teams and facilitate in a group setting.
Certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
Professional Certification in Lean, Six-Sigma and/or Agile, is preferred
Professional Certification as CPA or making progress toward CPA, is preferred.
Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function :Professional
FLSA Status :Professional
Relocation Option: Not approved
Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings :1
Req ID: 77931
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
Nearest Major Market: New Orleans
Job Segment: Business Process, Accounting, Lean Six Sigma, Project Manager, Research, Management, Finance, Technology
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