MidAmerican Energy Company Technical Accountant in Des Moines, Iowa

The technical accountant prepares financial and business related analyses and research in such areas as financial, revenue and expense performance, system and trading reconciliation. The technical accountant prepares forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance, general business conditions and other related areas. Assists in the development of business policies, conducts special financial and business related studies and cooperates with other departments in the preparation of analyses. .

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)

Report, analyze and interpret financial, regulatory and operating data for management and corporate functions. Such reporting analysis and interpretation may include product margin, cost analysis, profitability analysis, regional geographic assessments, pricing analysis and any other ad hoc analysis of interest to management and business unit leaders.

Develop, implement and update effective financial and operational information systems to meet both current reporting needs and future requirements. Provide the financial and operational areas with timely, accurate and meaningful information allowing them to better manage their areas of responsibility.

Support the accounting close deadlines by analyzing system data, margin impacts and completing journal documentation.

Research, analyze and interpret financial statistics, variances and accounting reports for management.

Present results of research and analyses and provide recommendations in written and verbal presentation formats. Use personal computer based systems and software to compile and prepare reports, graphs and charts of data developed to include in the presentations.

Compile and prepare information for regulatory filings and reporting.

Responsible for special projects, developing appropriate financial models as necessary.

Act as a resource/lead for accountants and senior accountants in reviewing work and providing information to enhance co-workers knowledge and skills.

Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.

Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Bachelor's degree in accounting.

MBA or CPA preferred.

Four or more years of experience in accounting, with emphasis in financial analysis.

Superior research and analytical skills with experience in quantitative analyses; experience with financial analysis methods and tools.

Strong personal computer skills; proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, DB2 and PowerPoint; demonstrated ability to understand and utilize computer systems and applications as tools for analysis.

Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to develop and conduct presentations.

Leadership abilities, effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

Strong project management skills; the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: *Accounting

Organization: *Corporate Services

Title: Technical Accountant

Location: IA-Des Moines

Requisition ID: 1800870