Posted

30+ days ago

Location

San Juan, PR

Description

LUMA - Built for Puerto Rico

We rely on electricity every day. We need it to run our appliances, power the streetlights and produce the goods and services that drive our economy.At LUMA we are committed to provide Puerto Rico with electricity that we all can depend on. At LUMA, we put people first — our employees, our customers and the communities where we live and work. We encourage and inspire our people to embrace opportunities as they work to build an electricity system that will make Puerto Rico a better place.If you're looking for a career where you can make a tangible difference in the lives of your neighbors and your community, LUMA is the place for you. LUMA offers new jobs designed to respond to the current and future needs of the T&D system. Together we're transforming the island's electric transmission and distribution system, and energizing Puerto Rico. Please note that these new jobs with LUMA offer different terms and conditions of employment to those currently in place with PREPA.We will schedule interviews with all qualified PREPA candidates. All PREPA applicants will receive priority in hiring and a compensation package equal to or better than what they receive today. In order to receive notifications as additional positions and locations are posted, please create a profile on our career site.

About the Position

The Team Lead General Accounting Transmission & Distribution (T&D) is responsible for the full cycle financial system process and monthly closing of the T&D entity general ledger. This role oversees the General ledger processing for the T&D business which includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of financial statements and accounts, and ensures data accuracy. Responsibilities include timely monthly closing of the general ledger, processing of all transactions from the financial systems, analysis of accounts to determine transactions have been processed appropriately, reconciliation of all bank accounts. This role interfaces with key operating personnel responsible for construction activities.

What will you get up to everyday?

  • Provide direction and leadership by motivating others, making sound decisions, assigning and directing work, recruiting, setting up goals, conducting performance appraisal and professional development of the staff and supervisors
  • Manage the monthly T&D business financial close process to ensure the various financial systems process transaction properly
  • Oversee the preparation of journal entries
  • Ensure all account reconciliations are performed timely and all reconciling items are followed up on
  • Monitor balances in clearing accounts to ensure that balances are maintained at appropriate levels
  • Proficient in the Spanish language with the ability to read, write and speak
  • Spoken and written English fluency will be considered an asset
  • Proficientand knowledgeable with computer programs and applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Google Docs, and SharePoint
  • Strong analytical, creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform complex calculations, understand accounting impact and implications of transactions and perform complex reconciliations of large volumes of data
  • Strong organizational skills required to manage multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems technology, multi-task and prioritize in a dynamic environment in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and effectively interact with other accounting and non-accounting departments to achieve shared goals with a focus on customer service excellence
  • Perform other duties as assigned 
  • Perform major storm restoration work and associated drills as assigned
  • Follow all policies and procedures

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Supervise several employees

What We are Hoping You Bring to LUMA

LUMA's culture is rooted in the concept of People First, Safety Always. We want your knowledge and expertise to pair with LUMA's globally recognized experts in numerous fields such as customer service, field workforce development, high-voltage transmission engineering, distributed energy resources and mini/micro grid integration. Our employees receive substantial training and development, as well as opportunities for advancement and success. Within our People First, Safety Always culture, we're committed to offering continuous learning opportunities and career-long support for our employees.

Education

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

Experience

Required:

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in a similar role and supervisory experience
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience in accounting

Preferred:

  • +6 years of experience in a similar role with supervisory experience

Travel Requirements

Travels: Yes

Percent of time: 20%

Overnight required: No  

Physical Demands

  • Stationary Position - Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling/Reaching - Seldom
  • Climb - N/A
  • Kneel - Seldom
  • Grab - Seldom
  • Bend - Seldom
  • Lift/carry over - 10 - 30 LBS
  • Vision - Vision acuity to operate vehicle
  • Hearing - Receive detailed information if spoken to

Working Conditions

  • Wet or Humid - N/A
  • Working near or on moving mechanical parts - N/A
  • Working near or on heavy machinery - N/A
  • Working in high places - N/A
  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles - N/A
  • Exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals - N/A
  • Frequency of working in outdoor weather conditions - N/A
  • Work with Electricity - N/A
  • Work with explosives - N/A
  • Work on or near a source of radiation - N/A
  • Loud noise conditions (above 87dB)- N/A
  • Other Environmental Factors including weather conditions___None___________________

We are looking forward to seeing your application!

You made it to the end of the job posting! Thank you for expressing interest in LUMA and taking the time to read all the details of this position. We encourage you to apply and give us the opportunity to get to know you better through the recruitment process. Together, we're energizing the people of Puerto Rico.

Note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, working conditions, physical demands, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.LUMA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.