NRG Careers


Date Posted: Aug 24, 2019

Location: Princeton, NJ, 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: 


  • Staff Accountant reporting to a Senior Manager within the Accounting organization. Staff Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of accounting and settlements around a specific set of fuel types.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for accounting, reporting and analysis for retail gas transactions.
  • Complete monthly accounting close including journal entry preparation and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Conduct initial analysis of financial results and understanding of variances.
  • Support FP&A and Commercial Operations with as-needed analysis.
  • Assist settlement and tie-out process, including invoicing and issue resolution, with various counterparties for retail transactions.
  • Work closely with Commercial Operations and Plant Operations to understand various operational issues and related accounting implications.
  • Provide back up to coal, oil and emissions accountants
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders on various regulatory filings.
  • Create process documentation and training materials as needed.
  • Cross-train to support multiple plant locations and various processes.
  • Comply with Sarbanes Oxley Sec. 404 legislation as it relates to the work processes for Aligne Fuels and Epsilon systems.
  • Assist with special projects as requested

Working Conditions:


  • Open office environment.
  • Limited travel (>5% off the time)


Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 2-3 years of experience in general financial accounting and reporting.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently in team oriented culture in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with SAP preferred.
  • Experience with HFM preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.



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: New Jersey