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Staff Accountant 7/31/2018

Sempra Energy San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Area of Interest:

External Description:

Primary Purpose:This position performs specific accounting, regulatory, reporting and financial analysis assignments under the direction of senior staff, supervisor and/or manager.

Responsibilities / Duties:

* Preparation and consolidation of internal financial reports to senior management and external reporting requirements to the SEC and other government or regulatory agencies.

* Prepares consolidating journal entries.

* Researches accounting, regulatory, and reporting issues necessary to comply with generally accepted accounting principles and SEC rules and regulations.

* Identifies accounting issues within individual areas of responsibility and assists in developing recommendations to resolve such issues.

* Collaborates with financial reporting personnel in meeting departmental goals and objectives.

* Assists in the maintenance and processing of accounting and financial records of the Company.

* Interacts with and provides support for senior management, shareholders, external departments, government agencies, and internal and external auditors.

External Qualifications:


* Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting

* 3+ years in public and/or professional accounting experience.

* CPA, CMA, MBA and/or other professional certificates/advanced degrees are strongly preferred.

* Experience with multi-company consolidations and prior SEC reporting preferred.

* Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.

* Requires understanding of generally accepted accounting principles to determine appropriateness of accounting and reporting treatment.

* Must demonstrate knowledge of accounting methods and techniques and possess excellent problem solving skills.

* Knowledge of XBRL is desirable.

* Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; advanced knowledge preferred.

* Knowledge of other Microsoft Office products, SharePoint, Hyperion is also desirable.

* Must be able to effectively interact in a team environment.

United States

Work Location:
488 8th Ave

San Diego

State / Province:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


Sempra Energy was founded to capitalize on new opportunities in competitive energy markets. The company’s ongoing focus is to enhance shareholder value and meet customer needs by sustaining the financial strength, operational flexibility and skilled workforce needed to succeed in rapidly changing market conditions. Sempra Energy is a Fortune 500 energy services company, based in San Diego, Calif., that combines deep industry expertise with rigorous risk management to deliver superior shareholder returns. In 2013, Sempra Energy produced revenues of approximately $10.5 billion.

Company Size:
5,001-10,000 Employees
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101 Ash St
San Diego, CA 92101

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