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Accountant/Sr. Accountant

Northern Natural Gas Omaha, NE

Job Description


Purpose of Position


The senior gas accountant, under moderate supervision, is responsible for analyzing and recording the physical flow of gas and related financial information for Northern Natural Gas Company’s monthly pipeline operations.  This position assists in the development of business policies, conducts special financial and business related studies and cooperates with other departments in the preparation of analyses.


Provides Support to the Following Positions


Finance department management and staff, throughput management, marketing, gas logistics, financial planning and forecasting, regulatory, environmental


Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions)


Analyze and record NNGs physical flow and financial information relating to Northern Natural Gas pipeline monthly operations. (30-40%)


Prepare, audit and record to general ledger all transport revenue, fuel used/retained and perform variance analysis for internal management.  (15-20%)


Analyze and evaluate the accounts relating to those activities. (10-15%)


Must be able to manage data within a database environment in support of the physical flow of gas.  (10-15%)


Work with data warehouse toextract information in support of the general ledger and regulatory/financial business requirements. (10-15%)


Prepare and reconcile detail between Oracle G/L and the database.  (10-15%)


Assist personnel on customer accounts. (5-10%)


Act as a resource/lead for accountants in reviewing work and providing information to enhance co-workers knowledge and skills. (5-10%)


Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning. (5-8%)


Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (0-5%)



Performance Expectations (Key Success Factors)


Perform responsibilities as directed within determined time frames and with a high degree of accuracy.


Provide accurate input into the budget process and contribute to meeting the actual targets.


Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department and the company.


Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively complete responsibilities; enhance job knowledge and abilities by taking personal responsibility for professional development and training.


Maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information.


Attend work on a regular basis and support the company’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules.


Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understand and comply with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.


Position Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in accounting.


Two years of work experience as an accountant for the accountant position. Four to five years of work experience as an accountant for the senior accountant position.


Familiarity with NNG gas tariff is beneficial.


Experience with database environment including data reporting.


Ability to maintain focus amid rapidly changing demands and priorities.


Effective oral and written communication skills. 


Excellent interpersonal skills in order to be able to interact with multiple levels of business and technical personnel.


Effective analytical and problem-solving skills in order to recognize and resolve problems in a timely manner.


Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Northern Natural Gas Company


Job Details

Date Posted June 6, 2019
Date Closes August 5, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Function Accounting and Finance
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 13-2011.01 Accountants
Zipcode 68124
Name Sarah Pickrell
Address 1111 S 103rd Street
City, State and Zip Omaha

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Parking
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

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