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Southern Company Joint Use & Revenue Reporting – Accountant in Birmingham, Alabama

Joint Use & Revenue Reporting – Accountant


This position will be responsible for participating in the monthly closing process for revenue reporting by preparing and/or approving journals timely and accurately. This position will also provide income and balance sheet analysis information for monthly management reports and meetings. This position will be responsible for preparing monthly and quarterly financial information and reports for revenue reporting, affiliated transactions, miscellaneous billings, and energy services. Also, this position will be responsible for the overhead calculation. Other duties include reconciling accounts, researching accounting issues, executing and testing internal controls, working with internal and external auditors and maintaining appropriate documentation. This position will be responsible for meeting established reporting deadlines.

Candidates with the following preferred qualifications are encouraged to apply:

Job Experience and Education

  • 4 Year college degree in Accounting required

  • Knowledge of key systems (Oracle, Power Plant, FERC Program, AVM, SOFIA, SARA) and Microsoft Office products preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Accounting rules and regulations, including GAAP, FERC and SEC

  • Ability to analyze and research accounting issues

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Good oral and written communication skills to be able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously to meet established deadlines.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Exhibits a high degree of initiative and takes personal responsibility for assignments

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Conscientious about work product and meeting deadlines

  • Positive attitude, respects others and their opinions

  • Comfortable making decisions based on knowledge and/or research obtained

Alabama Power provides the valuable combination of competitive prices, reliable electricity supply and unparalleled service to 1.4 million homes, businesses and industries in the southern two-thirds of Alabama.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Accounting & Auditing

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Alabama Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Req ID: APC2005762

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