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Financial Reporting Acct Sr

Company: American Electric Power
Location: Columbus
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Financial Reporting Accountant, Sr.

Responsible for the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements and other reports on a quarterly and annual basis for various AEP legal entities, including SEC registrants. Also responsible for the preparation of various internal management reports and other supporting tasks, such as the creation of journal entries, participating in monthly closing process, or participating in monthly consolidation process. Responsible for providing leadership on projects related to accounting and reporting issues.

Principal Accountabilities 

1) Assist in the preparation of SEC and other financial reports, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, Form 1, and 3Q.

2) Prepare journal entries to support consolidation process and financial statement preparation process.

3) Assist in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data for internal and external customers.

4) Perform analytical review of financial data.

5) Prepare journal entries to support consolidation process and financial statement process.

6) Interpret complex accounting theory.

7) Interpret and apply accounting regulations and pronouncements.

8) Keep abreast and stay informed of the latest rules, regulations, and reporting requirements of the SEC, FASB, and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

9) Assist in the Edgar and XBRL processes required for SEC filings.

10) Maintain compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley control processes.

11) Perform project management activities.

12) Assist in cultivating positive business relationships between financial reporting and AEP business partners.



Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance, or business with a concentration in accounting.


Three to five years' experience in accounting or financial reporting.

Prefer CPA or CFA or working towards such certification.

Additional Information

1) MBA preferred.
2) Competency in written and oral communication.
3) Proficient in Microsoft applications.
4) Experience with business reporting tools preferred.
5) Detail-oriented with an ability to employ a logical approach to accomplish objectives and solve issues.
6) Ability to lead others.
7) Ability to promote a positive culture within a team setting.
8) Continuous improvement mindset.

Keywords: American Electric Power, Columbus , Financial Reporting Acct Sr, Other , Columbus, Ohio

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