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Senior Accountant - Texas Gross Margin

Date Posted: Feb 5, 2020

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

As an NRG employee, we encourage you to think creatively and proactively about your career choices.  Our work environment is dynamic and the career opportunities across our businesses offer variety and challenge.  Providing career growth to our own employees is critical to our ongoing success--take charge of your career goals and empower your future!


Job Summary: 


This position will be responsible for a full range of financial and operational analysis, and various other financial projects in support of the Retail Business Units.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accounting support of the Retail Companies including but not limited to:
    • Prepare and analyze monthly profitability.
    • Interface in a variety of forums to research and obtain financial information relating to variance analysis.
    • Prepare monthly accounting entries.
    • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
    • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting documents or schedules.
    • Maintain monthly data models.
    • Analyze detail level data from the Data Warehouse.


  • Assist in the on-going development or enhancements of the current accounting and reporting functions.
  • Ensure SOX and internal controls are operating effectively, and documentation is accurate and complete


Working Conditions:


  • Open office environment.
  • Some overtime required during the accounting close and as special projects arise.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor ‘s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university required
  • 3-5 years of Accounting or Finance Experience
  • Previous experience in the Power Industry preferred


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Proficient in effectively communicating to a wide range of audiences in both written and oral form.
  • Excels in quickly conceptualizing and assimilating data to make decisions and take appropriate action
  • Adapts effectively to a new and changing environments.
  • Strong analytical skills and flexibility in dealing with multiple projects.
  • Comfortably handles risk and uncertainty.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Proficient in the operation of personal computers and windows-based software, specifically Excel.  Experience in SAP and HFM would be beneficial but is not required
  • Works independently through the use of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.  Official description on file with Human Resources.

Nearest Major Market: Houston