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Corporate Accountant

Omaha Public Power District locationOmaha, NE
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Omaha Public Power District locationOmaha, NE
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Omaha, NE, United States




OPPDs Financial Services division is looking to add a Corporate Accountant to the Asset Accounting team in support of its mission of providing reliable, affordable, and environmentally sensitive energy services.

The Corporate Accountant supports division management by providing comprehensive, reliable, timely and transparent information for reporting the District's financial position and results of operations. The position is responsible for accounting for the company's significant business transactions related to items such as assets, fuel, inventory, contractual arrangements, environmental obligations and FEMA and other claims, etc. This position also interprets new and existing regulations to keep the District in compliance with accounting, legal and other regulatory requirements. This role is also relied upon as needed to assist with special projects or management requests that require data mining, analysis, and reporting.  Additionally, this position serves as a resource for other department employees to ensure complete and accurate financial reporting for the District.

  • Provide assistance in implementing corporate processes and department procedures for the preparation and maintenance of the asset and corporate financial records to achieve timely and accurate reporting of financial information.
  • Research and analyze financial and accounting issues, provide effective internal controls and maintain compliance with generally accepted accounting principles for proprietary funds of governmental entities.
  • Assist with special project work, and identify and address financial, procedural and operational issues based on the analyses performed.
  • Provide support on FEMA and other claims involved with the government including work with outside contractors and insurance to compile the information for submission.
  • Plan, direct and monitor corporate and asset accounting procedures, controls and records to provide management with financial information for operating decisions to assure compliance with accounting and tax regulations, bond resolutions and regulatory agencies and to assure the integrity of financial reports.
  • Provide the accounting support for corporate products and services or contractual agreements including forecasting, financial reporting, billing and consulting on all financial matters.
  • Support the operation, identification, development and implementation of corporate information systems to maintain effective controls for financial reporting, asset accounting and special projects.
  • Support and act as a resource for District financial/operational/regulatory audits and reviews and communicates appropriate business information to the responsible parties (i.e. auditors) accurately, timely and professionally.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • Three years of accounting, auditing or related experience
  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA or other recognized professional accounting certification) is required or 5 years equivalent work experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • This position requires thoroughness, accuracy, and demonstrated excellence in documentation skills, oral and written communication skills, and human relations skills
  • Must possess excellent problem solving skills, analytical and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to build solid relationships with others, both within and outside of the Company
  • Must have a thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience using computers and business applications (ie. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access or similar software)
  • Must be flexible, self-motivated, able to manage several projects simultaneously and to work independently

Closing Statement


Salary Grade: S4

Minimum: $79,830

Midpoint: $99,788


At Omaha Public Power District, we're passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

WE'RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We're dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on people's lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We're always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are”wherever you are” and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

Org Marketing Statement


EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before January 26, 2021.

Recruiter: Laura Fritson -

**PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition.  If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.

***OPPD is very aware of the potential risks of COVID-19 and are evaluating all necessary precautions. With that, we are limiting travel and face to face interviews until further notice, so please expect some delays in processing of your application of interest.***

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