Sr. Accountant

Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, US, 87109

Company: TECO

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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. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all; our difference, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.

New Mexico Gas Company is a member of the Emera family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric, TECO and Peoples Gas.

Title: Sr. Accountant
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 Sunday, October 1, 2023.

This position pays between $74,880.00 to $93,600.00 and is based on the skills, experience, and education of the successful candidate.



  • Certified Public Accountants (CPA) License
  • Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP)
  • Strong Analytical Skills



The Accountant is responsible for accounting and reporting functions, including, but not limited to: journal entries, account reconciliations, reporting, budget and forecasting, audit requests, account analysis and special projects as needed.


Senior Accountant 

Same as above, with increasing complexity and with a higher level of contribution


Key Internal:     NMGC and affiliates
Key External:    Regulatory Commissions, external auditors


1.    Prepare, peer review, and train others on complex journal entries
2.    Reconcile and maintain general ledger accounts
3.    Prepare, peer review, and train others on reports filed with regulatory agencies
4.    Coordinate month-end closeout responsibilities with outside departments
5.    Prepare complex account analysis and research account variances
6.    Prepare, peer review and train others on budgets and forecasts
7.    Create ad hoc reports and lead special projects
8.    Independently handles data requests


Required:    Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting or a financial-related field. A Master’s Degree in Accounting or a financial-related field may be considered in lieu of direct/related experience (see below).


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

Preferred:   CPA preferred


Related Experience
Required:    Minimum of 5 years of financial work experience. With a Master’s Degree in Accounting or a financial-related field, the minimum experience requirement is 3 years of financial work experience.
Preferred:    Five  or  more  years  of  financial  work  experience  with  regulated  utility  accounting experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required:    Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office with a focus on Microsoft Excel; Self-motivated and detail-oriented with advanced analytical and organizational skills; Works independently with little to no supervision and performs well in a deadline-driven environment; The ability to professionally engage with senior leadership and internal/external constituents on a frequent basis; Demonstrates good judgment, leadership within the finance group and executes process improvements.


Preferred:    Proficiency with software/systems such as SAP, Power Plan, Quorum, Banner, Oracle, or related software.


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.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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.

Employment for this position will be contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment requirements, which include a background screen and drug test. Also, pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

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