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Team Leader, Consolidations

06/22/2022 Locations Berlin-CT; Westwood-MA
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Role and Scope of Position: 

The Team Leader – Consolidations has responsibility for planning, scheduling, coordinating, evaluating, reviewing, and supervising OneStream consolidation functions for the Eversource system.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviewing, evaluating, and supervising the preparation and maintenance of OneStream financial information and book of records of each Eversource company in accordance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Uniform System of Accounts, Accounting Principles Generally Accepted in the United States of America (GAAP), and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations.
  • Ensuring projects undertaken are in accordance with overall Eversource goals and objec­tives.
  • Administering approved Company policies and procedures as they relate to accounting functions.
  • Supervising the balancing of accounts of each Eversource company.
  • Overseeing the accuracy and maintenance of interfacing functions with the Accounting system.
  • Initiating and maintaining accounting controls.
  • Establishing procedures as they relate to accounting activities.
  • Maintaining support binders for accounting transactions and related reports for each Eversource company.
  • Supervising the preparation and dissemination of various monthly, quarterly, and year‑end reports for each Eversource company, including key deliverables to the Controller, senior executives, Audit Committee, and external auditors.
  • Development of ways to improve processes and results.
  • Supervise/evaluate any enhancements/upgrades to OneStream, including key tasks associated with change.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge of Oracle EBS system and OneStream Consolidations
  • Ability to learn new systems
  • Strong technical knowledge in consolidation and financial statement preparation
  • Knowledge of the FERC Uniform System of Accounts
  • Knowledge and experience in GAAP and SEC regulations impacting financial statement presentation and financial reporting practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of regulatory accounting and its impact on financial statements
  • Knowledge of basic accounting theory 
  • Knowledge and experience with financial management procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of cash flow statement preparation/theory

Other Preferred Knowledge:

  • Internal Audit
  • Tax Regulations

Skills:

  • Strong functional understanding of computerized accounting programs
  • Highly skilled in MS Office applications (especially Excel)
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Demonstrates initiative and personal ownership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Quantitative and qualitative analyses
  • Ability to use and apply sound judgment
  • Ability to interpret and relate complex information in a user-friendly manner
  • Extensive resourcefulness to anticipate and direct solutions to complex and/or unusual accounting issues
  • Ability to draw sound conclusions and act decisively; think and act strategically in a fast-paced environment with frequently shifting and/or conflicting priorities        

Education:                              

A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or closely-related field required.  A Master’s level degree and/or CPA designation is preferred.                                                      

Experience:

Individual must possess a minimum of ten years of related accounting and/or finance experience, some of which must be corporate accounting, consolidation, and/or public accounting experience, and some supervisory experience.

Licenses & Certifications:

None

Physical Aspects: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, talk, and hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Communicate priorities and goals (company, department, team)
  • Show how employee’s work fits in
  • Provide business updates, news
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Role model honesty/integrity in communication and action
  • Balance “getting results” with concern for individual needs
  • Have honest dialogue with employees; get to know them

Manage and Develop People

  • Set realistic performance objectives and expectations
  • Give ongoing, honest feedback; coach for success
  • Recognize good performance
  • Remove obstacles to day-to-day performance
  • Provide tools, information, training

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Encourage cooperation/remove obstacles between work groups/departments
  • Encourage collaboration/peers helping peers

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Ask for employee input on work process/practice improvements and before implementing change that will affect them
  • Encourage ideas

Lead Change

  • Deliver effective, positive communications about change to your team
  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to successfully implement changes in priorities and work processes
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances

Focus on the Customer

  • Ensure that everyone on the team understands our customer promise and provides superior customer service
  • Be a role model for the team on delivering superior customer service

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment.  This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location. 

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