CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.
Diversity and Inclusion
CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.
At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.
What we bring to you
Benefits eligibility begins on your first day
Metro and parking discounts
Flexible work schedule, paid holidays, and paid time off
Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston
Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement
401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.
As a Senior Accounting Analyst you will drive the business by providing professional accounting expertise to ensure that transactions of the Company’s operations are accurately recorded, analyzed, and reported in a timely, cost-effective manner in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and in compliance with regulatory, state and federal requirements. In addition, you will develop reports for internal and external parties that are in compliance with regulatory requirements.
To be successful in this role you will:
Analyze information, collect and cross-reference supporting documentation to prepare/review accounting schedules, documents, reports and/or journal entries.
Use analytical and spreadsheet skills to prepare analyses.
Reconcile account activity and resolves discrepancies.
Interpret and monitor corporate compliance with GAAP/Regulatory/State and Federal requirements.
Ensure proper retention of records.
Interface in a variety of forums to obtain or to provide financial/accounting information. Provide financial/statistical information (written or oral) as requested; prepare reports for internal and external auditors.
Investigate and analyze emerging accounting and regulatory issues and problems and provide appropriate recommendations; research corporate policies and develop appropriate recommendations.
Perform all aspects of work with high degree of effectiveness, efficiency and accuracy.
Participate on and/or lead cross functional project teams involved in the design, development, testing and implementation of automated systems, reengineering of processes, or implementation of new requirements.
Stay abreast of industry and business issues and understand and apply this knowledge in current activities.
Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
Other duties as assigned by Management.
Your background includes:
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field with at least thirty-six (36) hours of Accounting.
At least 5 years of full-time accounting or financial experience.