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Entergy Accountant, Sr Lead or Sr Staff (Fuel Accounting) in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Jan 10, 2020

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

This position will be filled as a Sr lead, or Sr Staff depending on qualifications and experience


This purpose of this job is to serve as a lead role in an accounting function. The job will be responsible for and/or execute key accounting processes. The job will also entail leading system and/or process improvement initiatives as well as being required to communicate financial or project related results. The assignments will vary from one incumbent to another but will require leadership and strong analytical skills by efficiently using knowledge of tools and business processes to identify problems and resolve issues.


  • Performs assignments requiring understanding and application and review of accounting principles, practices, and concepts (i.e. preparation of journal entries, reconciliations, etc.).

  • Clearly communicate results of financial analyses to management.

  • Accepts ownership of business processes and associated controls.

  • Provides customer service to internal and external customers.

  • Identify opportunities to re-engineer systems and processes to improve financial information.

  • Provide leadership in a project or team environment.

  • Support Fuel Manager as primary point of contact for regulatory support.


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

Minimum accounting work related experience of 5+ years. Project management experience.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

  • Knowledge : Proficient in the application of accounting controls and processes; Displays strong analytical skills by efficiently using knowledge of tools and business processes to identify problems and resolve issues; Utility accounting experience; working knowledge of the FERC uniform system of accounts a plus; Advanced knowledge of Entergy business and processes; Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley requirements and testing in coordination with internal and external auditors.

  • Skills : Excellent leadership and organizational 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.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Professional Certifications like CPA or making progress toward CPA preferred.

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: 91029

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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


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.

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