nttttt 12-Jul-2018 to 26-Jul-2018 (MST) Finance Butte, MT, USA Regular Full Timetttt**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.rnINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION # 2626rnPOSTING DATES: July 12, 2018 through July 26, 2018 rnrnrnrnrnTitlernrnrnAccountantrnrnrnrnrnDepartment/DivisionrnrnrnFinancernrnrnrnrnWork LocationrnrnrnButte, MTrnrnrnrnrnGuidepostrnrnrn5-8 ($42,300 to $105,600)rnrnrnrnrnEmployment StatusrnrnrnRegular Full-timernrnrnrnrnEmployment PhysicalrnrnrnNot RequiredrnrnrnrnrnDrug TestrnrnrnRequiredrnrnrnrnrnBackground CheckrnrnrnRequiredrnrnrnrnrnRelocation BenefitrnrnrnNonernrnrnrnrnSUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTIONrnThe Accountant is responsible for providing support to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s accounting function. The Accountant works daily with financial and operations employees at many company locations. To succeed in this role, the candidate should have an eye for detail, an interest in learning about the business, accounting rules and industry regulation and a desire to take personal responsibility for completing tasks and solving problems. The candidate should also have the ability to interpret and effectively communicate complex financial and accounting data.rnThe accountant is a member of the accounting department and is involved in entity-wide accounting activities, working as a part of a team to accomplish goals. rnDESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSrnrnAll **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & EthicsrnEnsure all actions are consistent with **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.'s values, mission, and strategic business objectivesrnDemonstrate computer skills, with the ability to adapt to ever-changing technologyrnConsistently take a proactive approach to identifying, analyzing and improving upon existing business processesrnPrepare supporting schedules, analysis and reports for monthly closings, audits, financial filings and regulatory filingsrnIdentify and research open reconciling items. Proactively resolve and / or escalate material itemsrnPrepare journal entries and general accounting duties as neededrnWork must be well documentedrnFulfill operational and management data requestsrnCommunicate with all levels of employees, and serve as a liaison with other business areas to foster great internal customer service in a timely mannerrnThis position is primarily in an office environment with the majority of the time spent sittingrnSome travel may be requiredrnOccasional lifting of office materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds is requiredrnrnGENERAL QUALIFICATIONSrnrnDemonstrate and maintain a good safety recordrnBe organized and able to prioritize multiple work assignmentsrnPossess problem solving skills, be a self-starter and continually adapt to changing technologyrnFour-year accounting or similar degree and previous accounting experience required. CPA license is a plusrnProven analytical and accuracy skills. Requires attention to detailrnAbility to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, and a positive attitudernExperience with SAP, Power Plant, Excel and Word are preferredrnKnowledge of FERC-based accounting is desiredrnAbility to work effectively in an individual contributor or team environmentrnrnSELECTION PROCESSrnWhen considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail. rnAPPLICATION PROCEDURESrnExternal applicants should apply online at ****Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please ****, or via email at ****. rn**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.rnHuman Resources Department Job # 2626rn3010 West 69th StreetrnSioux Falls, SD 57108rn We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.