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Staff Accounting Assistant

Birmingham, AL

Accounting Assistant

This position will be filled at non-exempt level 3-7 based on the experience, skills, and abilities of the successful candidate. This position interacts with other Southern Company Affiliates, Regulatory, Corporate Accounting, and Revenue Accounting. Responsibilities will include revenue reporting closing processes, miscellaneous billings, check requests, account reconciliations, and various other accounting and administrative functions as assigned. This position will be located in Birmingham, Alabama at the Alabama Power Corporate Office.


  • Create, maintain, and navigate through Excel spreadsheets

  • Process monthly closing in Revenue Reporting system

  • Prepare journal entries, check requests, intercompany billings, and account reconciliations within Oracle


Education Requirements:

  • Associates degree preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • 3+ years bookkeeping or related work experience

  • Knowledge of balance sheet, income statement, and journal entries (debits and credits)

  • Experience with Oracle and Microsoft Excel

  • Knowledge of billing processes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Successful candidate must have the following skills and attributes:

  • General knowledge of basic bookkeeping / accounting principles

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills

  • Exhibit strong initiative and require minimal supervision

  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Oracle solutions

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Comfortable in a team environment and willingness to be a team player

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships

  • Positive attitude

  • Demonstrate interest in and ability to learn new things

  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, and company policies

Alabama Power provides safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to 1.5 million customers across the lower two-thirds of Alabama.

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Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

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 Identification: 6046

Job Category: Administrative & Clerical

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Alabama Power


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