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Financial Analyst II/III

Company: Intermountain Gas Company Department: Utility Group Fixed Asset Accounting
Location: Boise, ID Hiring Manager: Jeremy L Hauff
Closing Date: 03/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $4,237/$4,933 - $5,296/$6,167 /month    
Job Summary:
Assist in the analysis and reporting of financial transactions and statistics for MDU Resources Group, Inc., its utility divisions, and subsidiaries. Assist in development and implementation of accounting procedures and systems to assure proper and effective financial reporting and compliance, and provide research and accounting assistance to others. Provide accounting and analytical support in the verification, control and processing of work activities in respective area. Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and periodic financial statements, analyses, reports and data requests for management, internal departments and external entities. Complete the day-to-day activities, calculations, reconciliations and analyses necessary to perform periodic financial accounting closes. Assist in the coordination, preparation and administration of the annual capital and O&M budgets, the Operating Plan and the five-year Financial Forecast. Recommend enhancements to accounting policies, procedures and information systems. Assist with compliance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and to the FERC Chart of Accounts. Responsible for placing safety as #1 priority in day to day work routine for self and others.
Minimum Qualifications:
Level II
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
• Two years’ related accounting experience.
Level III
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
• Four years’ related accounting experience, with a minimum of two years’ experience in financial analysis.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• CPA or professional certification desired.
• JD Edwards and utility accounting experience.


Key Skills & Competencies
• Strong analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail, flexible and willing to learn and/or assist in implementing new ideas and processes.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Thorough knowledge of applicable accounting and financial statement preparation methods and requirements (FASB, FERC, and SEC).
• Proficient in personal computer applications with emphasis in spreadsheet and/or accounting software.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of corporate financial data.
• Excellent human relations skills in dealing with associates, other departments, operating unit personnel, external auditors, attorneys and consultants.
• Strong knowledge and understanding of financial / accounting impact of invoicing and accounts receivable transactions.
• Strong working knowledge of utility regulatory environment and related rules and tariffs affecting billing, accounts receivable, and customer interaction.
• Familiar with FERC Uniform System of Accounts and Company policy and procedures.
How To Apply
Apply online at jobs.mdu.com or fax completed application to 208-377-6104
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.
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