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Southern California Edison Senior Cost Accountant [Hybrid] in Pomona, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Senior Cost Accountant at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you’ll be part of the Billing, Collections & Cost Management team within Edison Carrier Solutions (ECS). ECS is a commercial business that provides wireless infrastructure and telecommunication services to carriers and large enterprises. You will support job costing, tracking, and reporting initiatives, develop innovative ways to help ECS select vendors with lowest cost but still retain quality workmanship, and act as key source for work order, material, and procurement management processes and procedures. This position will act as consultant to the department in creating project report and cost analysis performing comprehensive analysis, interpreting findings, drawing conclusion, and presenting recommendations to the ECS Senior Leadership Team (SLT) for decision making.

As a Senior Cost Accountant , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Develop and implement dashboard reporting for monitoring, tracking, and reporting procurement, material, and work order activities by vendors and work categories to senior leadership team

  • Act as the lead analyst and SME for project cost tracking and reporting including maintaining and improving existing project system model by utilizing SAP, BEx Analyzer, MS PowerBI, Cadebill, TBS, Salesforce, and other systems to generate reports, metrics, project tracker, and dashboard presentation.

  • Act as the lead analyst and SME for all ECS Work Order processes and procedures.

  • Work collaboratively withOutside Plant Constructions & Project Management, Engineering, Field Accounting Organization (FAO), and Plant Accounting to compile work order package and to ensure all appropriate documentations are in SAP System for capitalization, reporting, and analytical purposes.

  • Act as the SME and liaison between ECS and FAO and IT Fullerton to ensure efficient & effective material management.

  • Collaborate with ECS SLT, FAO and IT to ensure periodic inventory counts are being performed accurately and timely to prevent inventory obsolescence.

  • Act as the lead analyst, SME, and liaison between ECS and SCE Supply Chain to ensure that goods and services are delivered in a timely manner and meets business/operation needs.

  • Act as the lead analyst and SME or backup to lead Analyst supporting annual sales incentives and commission planning/refresh and work with HR, Payroll, and Sales teams to ensure that the monthly sales incentives are awarded/paid in a timely manner.

  • Perform monthly and quarterly GL reconciliations and may process journal entries as needed.

  • Perform ad-hoc reporting as needed in support of ECS operations.


The Essentials

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field.

  • Five or more years’ project budget tracking and reporting in a supply chain or finance function.

  • One or more years’ experience withSAP or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

The Preferred

  • Experience with Ariba or another type of procurement system.

  • Proficient in MS office applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Teams, and PowerBI.

  • Knowledge of accounting processes and software.

  • Knowledge of SAP Project System module.

  • Experience with Telecommunication services.

  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and problem-solving abilities.

  • Strong communication, written and oral, and presentation skills.

  • Experience preparing findings and presenting complex technical information to technical and non-technical audiences.

You should know

  • Effective January 2022, this position’s work mode is Hybrid. The employee will report to an SCE facility for a set number of days with the option to work remotely on the remaining days. Unless otherwise noted, employees are required to reside in the state of California. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.

  • Visit ourCandidate Resource ( page to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Please access ourInformation Guides ( ,to reference Edison Individual Contributor Workstylestest 8203. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Our Team…

Edison Carrier Solutions (ECS), a business unit of Southern California Edison (SCE), is a competitive local exchange carrier with one of the largest wholly owned & operated telecommunications networks in the region. We are focused on the wholesale carrier and large business market offering high capacity telecommunications transport, Internet and special access services. Our customers are regional, national and international telecommunication carriers, cable television and satellite providers, wireless companies, internet service providers, governments and large and medium enterprises.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. #LI-LH1