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Avangrid Accountant - Ld/Sr in Portland, Oregon

Accountant - Ld/Sr



Portland, OR, US ME, US Boston, MA, US Orange, CT, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit (

Long Description

The Fixed Assets Senior Accountant is responsible for fixed asset and general ledger transactional activities and will contribute significantly to ensuring the integrity of the IFRS and US GAAP financial statements by performing account and transaction recording and related analyses impacting internal management and external reporting. This position plays an important role in a challenging environment, with particular focus on supporting the provision of management reporting and data analysis to senior management. The successful individual will be required to understand aspects of the organization encompassing operations and support functions. The responsibilities associated with the role include


  • Record general ledger transactions properly in SAP and reconcile to supporting information.

  • Provide analysis of full balance sheet and limited P&L activity through review of SAP.

  • Research and explain variances/trends and be able to act accordingly.

  • Produce valid analytical schedules in support of monthly reporting activities.

  • Assist in the preparation of deliverables for US GAAP reporting and its reconciliation to IFRS.

  • Provide suitable financial support to the business functions and understand the nature of their environments and the financial implications of actions.

  • Support the general ledger activities of business operations including Fixed Asset Management, Internal Controls, and other departments.

  • Respond to requests from external auditors as necessary.

  • Ensure accounting processes are SOX compliant through review of existing controls and new processes.

  • Identify and implement process improvements.

  • Ensure compliance with Iberdrola & Avangrid Renewables financial policies and procedures.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 5+ years’ experience in industry or public accounting relevant to job requirements.

  • Sound understanding of US GAAP / IFRS, including application.

  • Strong experience with SAP (or similar integrated financial systems).

  • Ability to think critically and ask thoughtful questions.

  • Advanced Excel skills.

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the corporate hierarchy on written and oral interfaces.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Skilled to work independently with management oversight.

  • An additional 2+ years’ experience in industry or public accounting relevant to job requirements.

  • CPA license and/or graduate business degree.


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

    Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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