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PG&E Energy Accounting Analyst, Senior in San Francisco, California

Requisition ID # 69682

Job Category : Accounting / Finance

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Finance

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

Corporate Accounting provides accurate and timely delivery of company’s consolidated financial statements, variance analyses, account reconciliations, and other analyses that support the filing of Forms 10Q and 10K. The high profile department provides a great place for energized and talented employees to ignite their career and make a contribution and be recognized. The work of our department is key to the Company and provides challenge and variety including application of appropriate accounting treatment and analyses under GAAP, FERC, Tax and SEC reporting.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated, capable Senior Accounting Analyst to work in our Energy Accounting team, a sub-team of Corporate Accounting. This individual should have strong analytical skills and be detail oriented and self-directed. He or she should have excellent oral and written communication skills.


Reviews and interprets policies, reporting requirements, rules and regulations:

  • Analyzes and implements regulatory decisions and records the resulting balancing account entries

  • Identifies issues, proposes solutions, and documents conclusions with minimal supervision.

Monitors and develops monthly reports and provides record of assets, liabilities and/or other transactions:

  • Assists in the month-end closing process including journal entry preparation

  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations for complex / high risk accounts, includingcommunications with appropriate internal and external business partners to understand / resolve reconciling items

  • Prepares monthly variance analysis

  • Prepares supporting documentation for annual and quarterly financial, tax and regulatory filings, and/or income tax return

Interprets data, reports and records for managers/stakeholders:

  • Provides supporting documentation and explanations to internal and external auditors

  • Demonstrates a complete understanding of assigned sections and has the ability to respond to inquiries, with minimal supervision

  • Manages communication with internal and external parties

Assists in setup of processes, procedures and other improvement efficiencies:

  • Identifies process improvements to reduce risk and create efficiencies at the desk level.

  • Assists in the implementation of process improvement initiatives undertaken by the department.

Performs quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley testing for compliance



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of accounting experience


  • Knowledge of utility rate making and regulatory processes

  • Six or more years relevant experience

  • Proficient computer skills (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of financial analysis and internal controls

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, SEC and FERC requirements

  • Excellent research and issue resolution skills

  • Ability to assess and recommend solutions for moderate to complex projects

  • CPA or equivalent required

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.