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MidAmerican Energy Company Accountant/Sr Accountant/Technical Accountant - Corp Accounting in Des Moines, Iowa

This is a multi-level posting. Candidates may be considered for any of the posted levels, depending on their level of experience and depth of expertise. Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function) The accountant/senior accountant/technical accountant coordinates the preparation of state and federal regulatory filings for the company and assists in the preparation of periodic filings with the Securities Exchange Commission. They also prepares the consolidation of actual and ten-year plan data for MidAmerican Funding and subsidiaries. Assists in other financial reporting matters and business-related studies, as required. Typical Duties Coordinate the preparation of periodic reports to state and federal regulatory agencies. Assemble data for such reports from other parts of the organization and perform quality control reviews of such data. (30%) Assist in the preparation of 10-Q and 10-K filings with the SEC, including tagging such information in the XBRL format required of such filings and support the senior accountant in other aspects of assembling such filings. (30%) Complete journal entries and supporting documentation for holding company entities. Maintain general ledger detail and complete monthly reconciliations of assigned activities. (10%) Analyze and report financial data for management or external users. Such reporting may include external auditors, responses to regulatory inquiries and any other ad-hoc analysis or reporting of interest to BHE staff, MEC management and business unit leaders. (10%) Provide technical input to assist in development of ten-year plan and forecast. (10%) Present results of research and analyses and provide recommendations in written and verbal presentation formats. Use personal computer based systems and software to compile and prepare reports. (5%) Responsible for special projects and developing appropriate financial models as necessary. (5%) Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. Bachelor's degree in accounting. MBA or CPA preferred. Two or more years' experience in accounting, financial planning, finance, public accounting or other related experience requried for senior accountant level. Four or more years of experience in accounting, with emphasis in financial analysis required fro the technical accountant level. Strong personal computer skills; proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, Database2 and PowerPoint; demonstrated ability to understand and utilize computer systems and applications as tools for analysis. Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to develop and conduct presentations. Leadership abilities, effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Effective project management skills; the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Accounting* *Organization: Finance & Accounting *Title: *Accountant/Sr Accountant/Technical Accountant - Corp Accounting Location: IA-Des Moines Requisition ID: 2200653