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Requisition Number 19-0003
Title Manager, Retail Accounting
City Houston
State TX
Job Family Retail
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Champion Houston
Description Job Summary: (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned):

Oversee the General Ledger, Financial Reporting, Treasury, and A/P functions of the Retail Accounting department. Produce accurate monthly financial statements and timely regulatory reporting in accordance with established deadlines. Oversee and/or manage internal and external audit requirements. Provide leadership and coordination in all other areas of Finance and Accounting as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for Monthly Financial Reporting Requirements
• Financial Statements including Disclosures required by Calpine corporate Accounting
• Monthly and Quarterly ISDA Reporting
• Audit liaison (internal and external)

Treasury Management
• Daily cash forecasting responsibility, liaising with Calpine corporate Treasury on cash needs and distributions
• Daily and month-end cash reconciliation including GL review and posting of daily activity

Manage AP Department
• Oversee all AP functions including compliance with Calpine corporate procurement and payment approval policies and local AP staff supervision
• Liaise with Commercial and Operations Retail departments on operating spend budgets, production of forecast-to-actualization analysis and trend identification
• Manage Corporate General Ledger Activities
• Oversee all GL functions related to above areas (Journal Entry review/approval, Account reconciliation review, Analytical reviews, etc.)
• Maintain compliance with SOX requirements as applicable
Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
• CPA preferred
• 5-10 years of related experience required including experience managing teams
• Experience preparing financial statements, budget and management reporting
• Energy industry experience preferred (retail power preferred not required)
• Strong communication (written and verbal) and leadership skills including ability to effectively communicate with accounting and other department heads
• Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines
• Experience in streamlining system and process improvements with emphasis on
• efficiency and management reporting
• High excel proficiency (multi-conditional statements, data enrichment, V-lookups, pivots, macros, etc.)
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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