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The AES Corporation

Manager, Financial Reporting

Indianapolis, IN

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Energize your career at AES! The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 25 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution and generation businesses. Our workforce of 25,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world's changing power needs.

Basic requirements:

  • BS or equivalent experience in Accounting/Finance
  • 5 to 7 years relevant accounting experience in a public accounting firm and/or publicly traded company
  • CPA required
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills required
  • Must exhibit in-depth knowledge of U.S. GAAP and be able to understand and align with SEC reporting requirements
  • Strong research and project management skills are needed
  • Utility experience preferred

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Position scope:

The Manager, Financial Reporting ensures financial statements and disclosures are reported in accordance with US GAAP and SEC regulations. Assist with external audit process for the AES Consolidated financial documents as well as the standalone audits for select US companies. Build relationships with operations personnel and develop business knowledge in order to be identified as point of contact for accounting issues and in support of the various financial reporting deliverables. Assist in identifying and communicating impacts of new or proposed accounting interpretations, pronouncements, or other technical literature.

Primary responsibilities:

Responsible to provide information required on multiple results to AES Corporate as part of the month/quarter/year-end close process (review and submission of trial balances, Quarterly/Annual Reporting Packages, Cash Flows, MD&A's, VP Disclosure Checklist, Representation Letters and subsequent event tracker) for US utilities and conventional generation businesses.

Provide timely and accurate SEC filings for US utilities, as required by legal agreements and regulations on a consistent basis.

Act as liaison with external auditors during quarter- and year-end review and audit processes for the AES Consolidated financial documents as well as the standalone audits for select US companies.

Develop, implement and maintain procedures, metrics, and instructions for completion for external use as well as reports submitted to AES corporate team.

Develop, implement and maintain appropriate documentation and review standards and train staff to assist in quality control reviews.

Build strong relationships with finance, regulatory, operations, and legal teams, and develop deep business knowledge in order to be identified as point of contact for accounting and close related issues and in support of the various financial reporting deliverables.

Stay current on relevant GAAP issues and provide timely documentation of key issues and relevance to US businesses.

Oversight and continued development of a team of financial reporting seniors.

Assist in development / maintaining adequate SOX compliance as it relates to required financial reporting controls and disclosures.

Support the evaluation of quarterly technical issues as warranted as well as in the coordination of disclosure information required to prepare 10-Q's and 10-K's.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Client-provided location(s): Indianapolis, IN, USA
Job ID: The_AES_Corporation-R1055098
Employment Type: Full Time