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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 17-0356
Title Accountant II
City Houston
State TX
Job Family Finance Accounting
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Houston Office
Description Qualified Candidate Must Be Able To:

1. Process daily / monthly interfaces from Nucleus/Allegro Trading system to PeopleSoft 9.1 financials to ensure accurate financials.

2. Perform high level analysis on interfaced data as outlined in the Controls Group Sox documentation.

3. Enter receivable/payable information into the PS financial system on a daily basis.

4. Interact daily with Commodity settlements group, Treasury, and IT as applicable to ensure transactions are captured and recorded accurately in the general ledger.

5. Perform stand alone analysis for assigned stand alone entities explaining volumetric and dollar variances from a quarter to quarter perspective.

6. Assist Commodity Settlements with preparing quarterly FERC filings.

7. Support cash management process through timely entry of invoices/vouchers into PeopleSoft.

8. Reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts including Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable on a monthly basis.

9. Work with internal and external auditors if needed.

10. Participate and support the implementation of new ETRM system including the automation of non-standard contracts and complex billing calculations.

11. Knowledge of PeopleSoft 9.1 accounting software system beneficial.

12. Experience with Allegro Trading System preferred but not required.

13. Work above and beyond normal business hours as required by management in order to meet monthly close or project deadlines.

14. Solid, working accounting knowledge; works on problems with moderate complexity; works independently.
Requirements 1. Bachelor in Accounting or Finance

2. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple tasks, identify work priorities

3. Excellent communication skills – both written and oral

4. Basic computer skills – Excel; Word; Outlook

5. Ability to work in an open environment, excellent team skills.
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