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Southern Company Property Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia

Property Accountant


Property Accountant


Please Note: This is a hybrid work position. You must be onsite, in the GA Power HQ @ 241 Ralph McGill Blvd, if/when required.

** MUST have a minimum of Two (2) Plus years of Accounting experience.

This position performs and supports property/fixed asset accounting activities on the fixed asset accounting team to ensure financial information is accounted for accurately and timely for both internal and external reporting purposes. These activities include monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting and associated journal preparation, account reconciliations, and compliance with SOX controls and ensuring fixed asset accounting is performed within GAAP, FERC, and regulatory guidelines.

Additional responsibilities include:

· Work with internal customers to ensure completeness of the property accounting records for GPC

· Maintain property records to ensure transactions are accurately reflected and reconciled between the general ledger, accounting records, and Powerplan reports

· Gain a thorough understanding of how job responsibilities interacts with and impacts the financial statements, other departments within accounting, and other business units

· Collaborate with customers, team members, and accounting leadership to provide solutions to issues and implement upstream and downstream process improvements

· Promote innovation and create efficiencies in a dynamic work environment

· Review, analyze, and convert large amounts of data into useful information in order to understand, validate, and communicate concise and meaningful information to various levels throughout the organization

· Complete journal entries, account reconciliations, and understand and explain account activity trends to management

· Effectively support internal and external audits


· BA/BS degree in accounting or equivalent

** MUST have a minimum of Two (2) Plus years of Accounting experience.

· Master’s degree and/or CPA are a plus


· Proficiency in applying U.S. GAAP and experience in applying FERC based accounting principles

· Natural propensity for organization and an aptitude and desire to learn and grow within the role

· Proven ability to complete work accurately and in a timely manner

· Intellectual curiosity, questioning attitude, and active in professional development

· Possesses a professional demeanor and provides exceptional customer service

· Proven ability to effectively communicate, oral and written, in a concise and professional manner with limited supervision

· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with individuals at various levels across the system

· Proven ability to multi-task, with a high level of accuracy, to meet tight and often conflicting deadlines

· Proven project management skills: prioritizing tasks, building effective working relationships, balancing workload demands, anticipating next steps, and adapting quickly to changing needs

· Robust analytical and problem-solving skills with proven ability to conduct comprehensive research, support sound conclusions, and simplify issues into an understandable manner and plan of action when applicable


· Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Safety Excellence and Our Values

· Values diversity, inclusion, and equity

· Values and fosters teamwork and enjoys working in a team environment

· Self-motivated, takes initiative and is proactive in recognizing opportunities and resolving problems

· Professional, reliable, trustworthy, positive attitude, conscientious, and cooperative

· Exemplifies a questioning attitude

· Embraces change in a positive manner

· Takes personal responsibility for individual, departmental, and organizational success

· Takes personal responsibility to ensure accuracy and completeness of work, with attention to detail

· Willingness to learn

· Ability to prioritize and perform under pressure to meet tight deadlines

· Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision


This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at .

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Accounting & Auditing

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2009623