Entergy Accountant Lead or Sr Lead in New Orleans, Louisiana

Accountant Lead or Sr Lead

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Job Summary/Purpose

The purpose of this job is to serve in a leadership role in the Accounting Projects group. The job will entail leading/performing process improvement and robotic initiatives and other projects, coaching others on the practical application of process improvement methods and tools, performing research and technical analysis, and communicating complex issues and recommendations to members of senior management. The assignments will vary but will require leadership and strong analytical skills by effectively using knowledge of business processes and tools to identify and solve challenging issues.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Perform assignments requiring understanding and application of project management, change management and process improvement methods and tools.

Coach others in the practical application of process improvement methods and tools.

Develop, maintain and follow process improvement framework within accounting.

Develop robotics to support the automation of processes within accounting.

Effectively communicate complex issues and solution recommendations to senior management.

Consider impacts from an accounting perspective when making process improvement recommendations.

Develop networks throughout Accounting and broader Entergy organization to leverage in resolution of issues.

Assist manager and department in managing multiple (and often competing) priorities and projects.

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

5+ years of process improvement work experience. Desired: functioning in a lead role on a project sub-team.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Knowledge: Understanding of basic accounting principles and processes; Proficient in the application of lean, six-sigma and/or agile methodologies; Skills: Excellent leadership and organizational skills; Strong analytical skills; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Proficient in use of MS Office application; Abilities: Ability to work independently and team environment; Strong focus on process improvements; Ability to lead project teams and facilitate in a group setting.

Certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Professional Certification in Lean, Six-Sigma and/or Agile, is preferred

Professional Certification as CPA or making progress toward CPA, is preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83979

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Accounting, Project Manager, Change Management, Management, Finance, Research, Technology

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