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Senior Accountant - Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA

Southern Company

Senior Accountant - Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA

Job address

United States

Company size 501-1000 employees
Job sector Business Management & Administration
occupation category Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Job type Contract
Work environment
In person

Company Overview

Energy is opportunity! Build a bright future with a Southern Company career.

Job details

Job Summary

Southern Company Services (SCS) currently has a position available in our Accounting department located at our corporate office in Birmingham, AL or Atlanta, GA. This position is an integral part of a team that performs traditional accounting, billing, and financial & regulatory reporting. Read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field of study. (Required)

  • CPA or CPA candidate highly preferred. An advanced degree is desired.

  • Minimum of 7 years of recent general accounting experience (including public accounting experience, preferred); including experience in financial reporting and financial statement preparation.

  • Knowledge of the following:

  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations

  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance requirements

  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission accounting rules and regulations.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including working with people at all levels, and across multiple functions and multiple company locations.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.

Job Identification: 3569

Job Category: Accounting & Auditing

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Company Services

Equal Opportunities Statement

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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