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Manager General Accounting

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87109

Company: TECO

Why Join New Mexico Gas Company?

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico Gas Company manages more than $1 billion of assets, including 12,000 miles of natural gas pipeline in a service area that covers 6,501 square miles, operates in 23 of the 33 counties in the state and supplies 60 percent of the population of New Mexico.

The ability to serve our 520,000 customers is rooted in the commitment of 700 employees across New Mexico. As we grow, we’re excited to welcome new team members who are committed to our purpose, values and our approach to business. Our ever-changing company is creating exciting opportunities for our workforce and the communities where we operate.

New Mexico Gas Company is proud to be an affiliate of Emera, Inc., one of the 20 largest energy companies in North America with $29 billion in assets, more than 7,400 employees and 2.5 million customers in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean.

By joining the NMGC family, you can count on a safety-focused work environment, competitive pay and benefits and opportunities for training and personalized development to ignite your career.

Title: Manager General Accounting
Company: New Mexico Gas Company
Location: Wyoming
State and City: New Mexico - Albuquerque
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position will be open to internal and external applicants and will close on Tuesday January 22, 2019. 

This position pays between $86,183.00  to $114,911.00 and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.



Certified Public Aaccountant (CPA) is prefered but not required.

Expereince preparing financial statements

Manages and coordinates the development of internal and external financial statements on both a standalone and consolidated basis. Develops, manages, and implements the strategies and objectives associated with monthly, quarterly, and year-end accounting periods including the coordination of the external audit activities.  Manages the payroll function and related activities and provides accounting management responsibility for all operating cash accounts.



Manages and coordinates the development and communication of a wide variety of internal and external financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis on both a standalone and consolidated basis


Manages, coordinates, and leads the effort necessary to provide external auditors with a wide range of preliminary and final work papers, documentation, and other information necessary for the conduct and conclusion of the audit function


Manages the development of and continuous upgrade of the accounting departments set of internal controls and coordinates controls interfacing with other areas of the Company


Manages, coordinates, and facilitates the continuous updating and maintenance of G/L accounts, cost types, location codes, home centers, reporting trees, loads and allocation rules, and all other table maintenance including system access


Manages the Company’s payroll function and all related responsibilities


Responds to inquiries from various individuals and groups regarding recorded earnings, expenses, and results of operations


Manages the preparation and communication of financial results and statistics in the form of surveys and special reports to utility associations and other industry groups


Coordinates the activities of consultants; represents the Company in coordinated implementation of financial reporting and related system strategies


Shares management responsibility for achieving the goals and strategic objectives of the department


Manages high-level special projects and assignments



Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated application of both Regulatory and GAAP accounting concepts, internal control requirements, and financial statement presentation


Advanced knowledge of gas utility accounting, ratemaking, internal controls, and company operations


Ability to plan, organizes, and meets deadlines and independently executes the objectives of the department


Ability to think strategically and develop efficient solutions to diverse and complex business problems


Ability to function consistently and accurately in a high stress environment while maintaining the ability to foresee and resolve complex problems and situations


Ability to meet and collaborate with individuals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines


Strong leadership skills and ability to develop and manage relationships





Bachelor's degree from a four-year college of university in accounting, with five to seven years of related experience, to include two years of management experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.



Certified Public Accountant designation is preferred.


Depending upon position and/or geographic location, may be required to possess a valid driver's license and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the Company.



Hires, trains, evaluates, rewards, and terminates employees.  Appraises performance, rewards and disciplines employees, addresses complaints, and resolves problems.  Ability to strategically plan, organizes, and tactically leads in support of key business activities and goals.  Actively develops and encourages workforce diversity



Advanced written and oral communications skills


Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports and legal documents


Ability to write complex correspondence



Ability to work with the concepts of probability, statistical inference, and financial analysis


Ability to apply the concepts of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations



Advanced ability to use personal computer with word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software


Advanced ability to use accounting software



Ability to research, interprets, evaluates, formulates, and makes recommendations based on accounting pronouncements, State and Federal regulation, rulings, cases, and guidelines.  Requires self-initiation and an ability to take minimal direction in developing an understanding of complex accounting, regulatory, and operational issues.  Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in complex situations.  Assignments may be technical and complex in nature, involving the application and consideration of a multitude of accounting standards in both regulated and non-regulated environments.



Makes decisions associated with approving the recording of dollar amounts and units of energy affecting earnings and financial statement account balances utilized internally and externally.  Makes decisions regarding appropriate work tasks for assigned personnel and workflows both departmentally and associated with special projects.  Guidelines and secondary approval levels are available from secondary supervisory levels.



The functions administered by the department have a significant impact on earnings, financial reports, projected financial information, rate and tax filings, and payments.  Errors are difficult to detect and can have a major impact on financial information relied upon by senior management, other company personnel, stockholders, regulatory agencies, creditors, rating agencies, and other outside parties.



Ability to sit up to 2/3 of the time and to stand, walk, and stoop up to 1/3 of the time.  Good vision and ability to adjust focus is required.  Manual dexterity is required.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  May be required to travel and significant overtime to meet deadlines.



Office environment.

New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs and more!


NMGC and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our NMGC customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


NMGC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at NMGC will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.


ADA policy
It is the policy of NMGC to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

Job Segment: Database, Pipeline, Technology, Energy

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