Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Puget Sound Energy - Associate Accountant (Bellevue, WA)

Associate Accountant #24081
Location : Bellevue
Job # : 24081

At Puget Sound Energy (PSE) we have a long tradition of service, and an exciting and innovative future ahead! Consider PSE for the next step in your career.

Job Summary & Responsibilities
Puget Sound Energy’s Accounting Department is looking for an Associate Accountant to join our team to perform routine accounting and analysis functions. This position will have an opportunity to learn and use the Sales and Distribution Billing System (SD) to process routine transactions, and perform routine journal entries. Further, this role will focus on improving current processes. This role has a chance to learn many aspects of Accounting from experienced accounting staff once the current processes for the job are improved and streamlined. Eventually there will be an opportunity to learn much more in accounting. This role will participate in daily and monthly accounting processes to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial records. There will be opportunity to ensures SOX procedures and controls are being complied with and working according to documentation.

This is an excellent opportunity to play an integral role within PSE to help us better serve the environment, our customers and the communities in which they live. PSE provides an environment where all employees are valued, respected and provided with the opportunity to achieve maximum performance. We offer a comprehensive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive cafeteria-style benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan and an employee assistance and wellness program. Gain the energy to do great things through a career with Puget Sound Energy!


• Associate Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting and/or 0-2 years of relevant experience.
• Good verbal and written skills.
• Good PC skills (including Excel, Word, Access).

• Sales and Distribution System (SD) or corporate billing system.
• SAP system, or other large Enterprise Software (i.e. Oracle).
• ECC experience.
• Utility experience, preferably in customer support or corporate billing.
• FERC accounting.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting.
• Certified Public Accountant or candidate
• Certified Management Accountant or candidate.

PSE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.
Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017. Please apply online at
Reference Code: 24081_EX_01_P24845