Senior Accounting Analyst (Accounting & Analysis)

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This role is responsible for accounting, financial analysis, and reporting support for the Controller's Department. The position requires interaction with various departments and individuals within the organization, strong technical knowledge and research capabilities to ensure compliance with GAAP and FERC. Responsibilities also include leading projects, setting priorities and special projects as assigned. Perform complex analysis and research ad-hoc requests, develop reporting, and effectively present results for management review and decision making.

This is the fourth level of the financial analysis classification hierarchy. Employees at this level work independently and receive minimal guidance. Incumbents are required to have in-depth knowledge and experience and work to solve complex problems. Incumbents also act as a resource for less experience employees.

The Senior Accounting Analyst will provide accounting, financial analysis, and reporting support for the Electric Segment and reports through the Controller's Department. This role is responsible for certain internal and external accounting and reporting tasks. This position will be assigned specific regulatory and internal reporting related tasks during each cycle. The position interfaces with business representatives at all levels, at different jurisdictions, and in different departments/functions to provide expertise and assistance for accurate and timely revenue reporting.


The senior analyst works closely with teammates and managers on various accounting/reporting activities that include: preparation of monthly internal reports such as the balance sheet variance analysis, preparation and review of associated footnote disclosures (Form 10Q/K); preparation of quarterly earnings release financial information; preparation and review of regulatory or customer data request information; and other analyses and special projects. This position will work to ensure that GAAP and FERC reporting requirements are met. The team is focused on continuous improvements and the senior analyst is expected to identify and implement process improvements to produce efficiencies. This position works closely with a variety of internal customers, including FP&A, Rates & Regulatory, and Tax teams regarding various reporting and disclosure items. This senior analyst also works with internal and external auditors, providing necessary information and answering questions. This position will handle moderately complex reporting issues, and there may be occasional research and documentation of significant accounting issues/conclusions. Therefore, strong analytical skills and the ability to exercise judgment are essential.

Required/Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with major in Accounting/Finance or related discipline
  • Three (3) plus years of increasingly diverse or complex experience in related field in addition to degree
  • Possesses and applies fundamental accounting and finance concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Experience with financial applications (i.e., PeopleSoft, PowerPlan, etc.) and query tool (WebI)
  • Experience using Microsoft products such as Excel, Word and Power Point

Desired Qualifications
  • CPA or working toward CPA
  • Advanced degree, preferably in Accounting
  • Six (6) years or more of professional work related experience
  • Possesses and applies fundamental accounting and finance concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Previous experience in utility or regulatory accounting environment
  • Effective written and oral communication and collaboration skills
  • Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills, including data analytics
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively perform at the experienced analyst level, including ability to work independently, manage competing priorities, and adhere to strict deadlines and schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and foster good relationships with teammates and business partners
  • Highly organized with attention to detail and ability to efficiently multi-task within tight deadlines
  • Experience with financial systems: Wdesk, PeopleSoft; and Advanced Microsoft Office products skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Public accounting or auditing experience



Working Conditions
  • Hybrid Mobility Classification - Work will be performed from both remote and onsite locations after the onboarding period. However, hybrid employees should live within a reasonable daily commute to a Duke Energy facility.

Specific Requirements
  • Some overtime is likely and required related to preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual tasks.

Travel Requirements

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)

Represented/Union Position

Visa Sponsored Position

Posting Expiration Date
Thursday, May 19, 2022
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.


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Duke Energy Corporation operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC, Charlotte, NC, Cincinnati, OH and Orlando, FL. Duke Energy Corporation was founded in 2022. It has 23000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 20 open jobs at Duke Energy Corporation, click here.
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