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Senior Project Accountant at Colonial Pipeline Company

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia

Job Description:

Job Summary   

The Senior Project Accountant is responsible for maintaining accurate and timely Property, Plant and Equipment accounting records, reports and systems in connection with Colonial’s $3 billion gross fixed asset balances. Provides guidance and service to business partners. Contribute to the planning of depreciation, amortization and capital on the budget.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities
The responsibilities included represent typical responsibilities for this job and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.  Management reserves the discretion to assign additional duties and/or to change job requirements.

  • Perform the accounting activities for all construction projects including Authorization for Expenditure issuance, account classification, monitoring of expenditures and closing of such projects to ensure company procedures and regulatory requirements are met.

  • Prepares detailed fixed asset transactions and perform related reconciliation. Reviews capital and reimbursable projects, and prepares and distributes monthly reports.

  • Supports internal and external audits of the Property Accounting function including preparation of schedules, analyses and internal control narratives.

  • Oversees preparation of reports as required by leadership as well as various state and federal agencies in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Prepares accounting and reconciliation of the Maximo material inventory system resolving discrepancies and recommending process improvements.

  • Participate in technical research and application of GAAP and FERC accounting standards. Demonstrates the ability to apply problem solving, critical thinking to accounting transactions and recommend accounting treatment.

  • Masters the processes and related systems necessary to manage Company’s fixed asset and inventory initiatives including Oracle, PowerPlan, Host, Maximo and AFE systems.

  • Assess and analyze project spending in line with related budgets and communicate effectively with internal and external resources with progress reporting.

  • Prepares analysis needed for periodic depreciation studies, surveys, and annual analyses of intangible assets and the asset retirement obligations of the Company.


Job Requirements

Minimum Required 

  • BA Accounting or Finance

  • 5+ years accounting experience

  • Progressive experience in accounting areas of property, revenue and/or project accounting.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with financial systems including experience with high volume transaction systems

  • Strong Computer skills (MS Office)


  • Prior exposure to FERC Uniform System of Accounts

  • Pipeline or related industry experience

  • Power Plan, Oracle

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Understanding of basic Procurement principles

  • Understanding of the Pipeline industry a plus

  • Understanding of and experience with GAAP


Colonial Pipeline is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other reason prohibited by federal, state or local law.


Physical Requirements

  • Work is frequently performed in a typical office environment.

  • Visual acuity to read and prepare reports and documentation.

  • Ability to communicate in order to understand instructions, convey information and receive information.

Statement to all Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:
Colonial Pipeline accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Colonial Pipeline employees, hiring managers, or send to any Colonial Pipeline facility. Colonial Pipeline is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.