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Plant Accountant I - Electric Utility

Date: Jul 29, 2020

Title: Plant Accountant I - Electric Utility 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


At TECO Energy, an Emera Company, our people are our greatest strength!


We value people who believe that safety and health, relationships and excellence are integral to how we work. In return, we value the diversity of our people and invest in their growth through: 

  • Competitive Compensation Packages
    • including base salary, bonus incentive, 401-K savings plan with company matching, pension plan, paid time off and medical, prescription drug and dental coverage.
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
    • including a strategic focus on employee development plans, opportunities to advance within and between our affiliate companies and a tuition assistance program.
  • Giving back to Communities
    •  including corporate investments in the places where our employees and customers live, work and play.


Total compensation will be based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.


What you will be doing if you are offered this position & accept:


Our Plant Accountant I is mainly responsible for the preparation, maintenance and monitoring of activities related to plant accounting for TEC.  These activities include but are not limited to project analysis/reconciliation/unitization/closure, monitoring in-service dates, research and analysis, and other ad-hoc information requests.


More specifically, the Plant Accountant I will:

  • Review in-service dates, work with field locations to confirm and adjust, as necessary.
  • Review monthly capital charges for appropriateness, close capital projects when complete.
  • Make retirements from CPR when necessary.
  • Provide ad-hoc management reports/information as requested.
  • Respond to Plant Accounting related questions from field personal and other departments.
  • Support Business Planning, Regulatory, Tax departments, and Operating areas as requested.


What you must have before you can be considered:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related area of study from a regionally accredited college/university in accordance with TECO Energy’s education policy.
  • Financial work experience is not required, but it is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge in all Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented; strong analytical skills; organized.
  • Team oriented.


In addition, the following it will help you stand out above the crowd:

  • Work experience in regulated utility plant accounting, finance, or regulated utility operations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of software/systems such as: SAP, PowerPlant, WorkMan and WorkPro.


Leadership Competencies:

  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment


Working Conditions:

  • Some extended working hours may occasionally be required based on business needs.


TECO 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 * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy 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 TECO Energy 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.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy 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 TECO Energy 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 TECO Energy 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. 



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