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Senior General Accounting Analyst (MWP)

Date: Jul 16, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84111

Company: Dominion Energy

MountainWest Pipeline* is an interstate natural gas pipeline company that provides transportation and underground storage services in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. We own and operate 1,867 miles of pipeline with total daily capacity of 2,530 MDth.  

 We are excited about the recent acquisition of MountainWest Pipeline by Southwest Gas Holdings. MountainWest Pipeline’s rich history and our shared values of safety and excellence are a perfect fit, creating a desirable work environment where our team members can build robust and satisfying careers. 

 We offer a wide range of opportunities, including positions as environmental and operational technicians, engineers, design technologists, field operators, corporate services, and more.  When joining our team, employees are welcomed into a supportive community with an inclusive culture, enjoying comprehensive benefits, exciting work responsibilities, and career-supportive learning resources. 

 We value all the communities we serve because we live and work as members of those communities. Operating safely and responsibly is a commitment we proudly make as community members and stewards. This shows in our collaborative spirit, respect for our customers and community partners, and our dedication to continuous improvement. 

 Join our team by applying today! 

 *MountainWest Pipeline Services, Inc., MountainWest Southern Trails Pipeline Company and MountainWest Energy Services, Inc. collectively referred to hereinafter as “MountainWest Pipeline” or “MW” 

Job Summary

The Senior/General Accounting will lead the general accounting functions, including month-end close processes and FERC reporting. S/he will assist in building a high-performing team and establishing accounting systems and processes to enable the transition of accounting activities from Dominion Energy to MWP. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:  

•    Lead month-end close process, including: journal entries, accruals, account reconciliations, intercompany accounting, allocations, subledger balancing, and bank reconciliations.
•    Prepare quarterly and annual FERC forms, including GAAP to FERC reconciliation.
•    Prepare monthly reporting package for subsidiary.
•    Maintain and support accounting systems, including: chart of account maintenance, general ledger interfaces, subledger balancing and reconciliation routines, and system access rights. 
•    Maintain and reconcile interfaces with ADP (3rd party payroll processor).
•    Support payroll account reconciliations and payroll audits.
•    Develop and maintain strong internal controls.
•    Research and analysis related to GAAP and regulatory accounting issues and ratemaking implications.
•    Support accounts payable and P-card functions as needed.
•    Provide training and leadership to accounting staff.
•    Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

The knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences that are required for this job include the following:

•    5+ years of experience in Accounting functions, preferably with a rate-regulated entity 
•    Working knowledge of GAAP and FERC accounting standards and practices
•    Sound understanding of internal controls
•    Aptitude for learning and developing new processes 
•    Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making in planning, organizing and conducting work assignments 
•    Ability to receive instructions and guidance on unusual or complex problems and know when to get others involved 
•    Excellent leadership, organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
•    Proficient with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
•    Experience performing month-end close process – preferred 
•    Experience training staff – preferred  
•    Experience with big-4 accounting firm – preferred 
•    SAP accounting system experience – preferred 

Education Requirements

Education (Minimum Requirements)
 
•    Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field – required
•    Master’s degree – preferred 
 

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required

MountainWest Pipeline* (formerly Dominion Energy Questar Pipeline, LLC) is an interstate natural gas pipeline company that provides transportation and underground storage services in Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. MountainWest Pipeline owns and operates the Clay Basin storage facility located on the Wyoming-Utah border. Clay Basin is the largest underground storage reservoir in the Rocky Mountain Region. MountainWest Pipeline owns and operates the Overthrust Pipeline in southwestern Wyoming and operates and owns 50% of the White River Hub which provides transportation and hub services through interconnections with six interstate pipeline systems and a major processing plant near Meeker, Colorado.  Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX) acquired MountainWest Pipeline in a transaction that closed on December 31, 2021. MountainWest Pipeline generates annual revenues of approximately $250 million and is headquartered in Salt Lake City. 

  

  

**MountainWest Pipeline Services, Inc., MountainWest Southern Trails Pipeline Company and MountainWest Energy Services, Inc. collectively referred to hereinafter as “MountainWest Pipeline” or “MW” 


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