LG&E and KU Energy Accounting Analyst I in Louisville, Kentucky

Title Accounting Analyst I

Requisition ID 4358BR

Address 220 W Main Street

City Louisville

State Kentucky

Company Paid Relocation - External Not Provided

Job Function Finance & Accounting

Position Purpose This is an entry level position for an accounting analyst. Incumbent performs assignments in accordance with Company procedures and generally accepted accounting standards and procedures, works under close supervision, and receives specific instructions as to required tasks and results expected.

Required Education & Experience Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance preferred or an alternate combination of education and experience that results in equivalent job knowledge. Zero to two years experience in accounting preferred. Must have working knowledge of accounting principles and applications.

Preferred Qualifications Good interpersonal skills for communicating financial explanations and oral/written information to others, both within and outside the corporation. Ability to use PC and mainframe based applications.

Requires current working knowledge of accounting rules and regulations, including U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP), international accounting standards (IFRS or IAS), tax requirements, SEC requirements, FERC requirements and other reporting requirements.

Job Description Gathers, sorts, and analyzes actual and budget financial data on overall corporate activities from various sources and assembles the information for accounting, financial reporting, or for further analysis.

Prepares journal entries and/or financial calculations that require general knowledge of accounting principles and their application.

Ensure all assigned accounts are reconciled timely in compliance with the Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation and Materiality policies and that all reconciling items are investigated and resolved.

Provide needed support for base rate cases and other regulatory filings, including filing requirements, data requests and other required support within defined deadlines.

Prepares financial calculations, reports, and analyses for senior management, other departments, internal and external auditors, and governmental agencies (PSC, FERC, etc.).

Provides financial information to other departments.

Possesses or develops an understanding of PC and mainframe based computer functions.

Develops a working knowledge of the overall Corporate Uniform Systems of Accounts, generally accepted accounting principles, and accounting policies and procedures unique to the utility industry.

Work is performed under close supervision usually following a predetermined schedule of results desired.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Conditions Normal office environment.

Physical Effort Primarily sitting with optional standing and walking.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

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