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Accountant/Sr-Compression Services

Northern Natural Gas Omaha, NE Salary, $56,200 - $76,100



Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)

The senior accountant, under moderate supervision, performs finance and accounting functions for BHE Compression Services, a non-regulated BHE Pipeline Group company. When not performing primary function, the employee holding this position will provide accounting support for BHE Pipeline Group companies, economic evaluation of investments and accounting policy and internal controls.

Typical Duties

The primary responsibilities for this position include general ledger support through the completion of internal financial reports, journal entries and supporting documentation and reconciliation of general ledger accounts, preparation of supplemental schedules, reports, and recaps to support internal financial reports for company management. In addition, this position is responsible for financial planning forecasts and budgets, fixed asset accounting, and material /spare parts inventory controls. Job duties include: (60%)
• Contract Management and administration.
o Monitor contracts that are reaching term to determine proper accounting treatment for contract renewal or discontinuance of service.
o Track compressor units by status (i.e. held for use, under construction, in service … etc.):
? determine proper accounting applicable to unit status,
? reconcile unit status to applied accounting.
o Track compressor units by customer and location
• General accounting support
o Review compressor lease contracts to identify and resolve any finance and accounting concerns
o Research and propose solutions regarding accounting issues
o Develop policies and procedures
• Implement and maintain inventory controls for parts and compressor work in progress
• Fixed asset accounting
o Track original investment of each compressor/driver skid unit
o Record retirement of units
o Recognize gain or loss on disposal of units
o Prepare monthly depreciation calculation
o Maintain accumulated depreciation reserves
• Prepare monthly invoices
• Manage accounts receivable to ensure invoices are paid by due date
• Coordinate payment of accounts payable
• Cash management
• Preparation of financial and management reports
• Prepare account reconciliations

Secondary Job Duties and Responsibilities (30%)
• Provide accounting support for BHE Pipeline Group companies.
• Prepare supplemental schedules, reports and recaps to support internal and external financial reporting requirements for company management, BHE, institutional investors, the FERC and other governmental agencies, quarterly and annually.

Special projects and assignments include: (10%)
• Respond to internal and external auditor requests and provide detailed support
• Respond to assigned internal and external rate case data requests.
• Work on special projects as needed
• Ensure compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
• Ensure compliance with policy and procedures and other assigned control activities.

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




Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or related field; or equivalent work experience. (Typically six years of related, progressively more rigorous work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree.)

Three to five years of related accounting experience using computerized accounting systems and emphasis on financial reporting. Position to be filled at level commensurate with knowledge and skills.

Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Research and analytical skills; experience with financial analysis methods and tools
Strong personal computer skills; proficiency in Excel, Access and Word; demonstrated ability to understand and utilize computer systems and applications as tools for analysis

Ability to maintain focus amid rapidly changing demands and priorities

Effective oral and written communication skills

Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

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.

Position descriptions are developed as guides for the employees of Northern Natural Gas. The management team of Northern Natural Gas reserves the right to modify job responsibilities and position requirements to meet the corporate business goals and needs.


Northern Natural Gas




: Accounting/Finance

Primary Location

: NE-Omaha


: Northern Natural Gas


: Full time

Hiring Range: $56,200-$76,100

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providedProvided by company
Full-time Employee
Date Posted March 21, 2024
Date Closes May 20, 2024
Start Date April 6, 2023
Requisition 2300367
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $56,200 - $76,100
Shift Custom
SOC Category 13-2011.01 Accountants
Zipcode 68134
Name Sarah pickrell

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