Accountant

  • NYISO
  • Rensselaer, NY 12144, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description

Job Title

Accountant

Location

Rensselaer, NY 12144 US (Primary)

Category

Finance

Career Level

Individual Contributor

Salary Grade

$62,600.00 - $104,600.00

Job Type

Full-time

Job Summary and Essential Functions

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) manages competitive markets for wholesale electricity, matching the demands of electricity consumers with power supplies produced by generators and other energy enterprises. Transactions in the NYISO markets average more than $7 billion annually. The NYISO's Finance department invites applications for a full-time Accountant.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of all functions associated with system and resource planning receivables and payables. Specific responsibilities include: oversee the billing, invoicing, and reconciliation procedures for developers of Interconnection Studies, coordinate with the Planning Department to regularly communicate the status of Interconnection Projects; Research and prepare Form 1099 for all independent contractors, as appropriate, recording deposits, payments and accruals on a weekly or monthly basis; preparing monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet general ledger accounts; reconciling activity in bank accounts on a daily and/or monthly basis depending on the account; preparing schedules for inclusion in Monthly Financial Report; cross-training other Finance Accounting staff on direct area of responsibility and accepting cross-training from the team. This role serves as a back up for the other department accountants as required, including accounts payable and market participant receivables and payables.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Accounting required; Bachelor degree in Accounting strongly preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting in a corporate setting desired, focusing on accounts payable, accounts receivable and/or general ledger
  • Knowledge of accounting concepts and experience with accounts payable and receivable
  • Experience working with accounting software systems.


The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs.

The NYISO offers the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely, providing our employees with an enhanced work life balance. While the majority of the responsibilities of this role can be performed remotely, in most cases, employees will have periodic on-site requirements based on business needs. Full remote opportunities may be available in some cases.

NYISO requires a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment but complies with all state and federal laws. All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the successful completion of a drug screening and background check.

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.