Analyst, Fuel Accounting - Gas Accounting & Settlements - 511977

Tennessee Valley Authority Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 weeks ago


Analyst, Fuel Accounting

  • Gas Accounting & Settlements

  • 511977

Organization: Financial Services

Department: Fuel Accounting

Location: Chattanooga, Nashville or Knoxville, Tennessee

Posting Open: 09/22/2021

Posting Close: 09/29/2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Salary: Competitive

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Responsible for gas accounting and settlements

  • Daily monitoring of the CXL system for Physical Gas

  • Monthly preparation of the Fuel Stats report

  • Filing monthly report FERC 552 on gas costs. Other accountabilities include financial statement integrity, technical accounting guidance, Sarbanes-Oxley control environment compliance, business system development and integration, system and process improvements, and business process management.


Supervisory Responsibility

  • None.

Budget Responsibility

  • None.


  • Responsible for gas accounting and settlements
  • Daily monitoring of the CXL system for Physical Gas

  • Monthly preparation of the Fuel Stats report

  • Filing monthly report FERC 552 on gas costs.

  • Ensures integrity of financial statements and Sarbanes-Oxley compliant control environment.

  • Develops, analyzes, and reports on all aspects of financial and economic results.

  • Supports the implementation of system improvement initiatives.

  • Analyzes and interprets cost data in order to ensure effective spending control and oversight.

  • Educates and informs Coal and Gas Services management on financial matters to improve financial and business acumen.

  • Thoroughly understands Sarbanes-Oxley and SEC regulations and applies this understanding to design and analyze processes to accurately record and report the financial hedging program of TVA.

  • Works with other accounting analysts, often in as the team lead with responsibility to develop methodology, apply controls and analyze results of the accounting cycles.

  • Exercises autonomy in advising senior-level management who rely on their training, experience, and judgment for the interpretation and application of accounting guidance and the impact on TVA's results of operations and financial performance.

  • Identifies risk, assesses the implications and identifies control objectives to mitigate TVA's financial reporting exposure. Independently provides advice and consultation.

  • Independently develops control objectives, applies accounting theory and industry standards to complex problems for management decision making.

  • Routinely seeks to improve processes and identify new opportunities for improved application of accounting principles and financial analysis. Proactive in addressing problems and finding solutions to problems. May participate on teams but often is the team lead and/or recognized specialist in areas of expertise.



  • A Bachelor's degree is required. Field of study in accounting or finance is preferred. A Bachelor's degree in a related field of study, with related education, training & experience will be considered. An advanced degree in accounting, finance or business administration is desirable. A CPA is preferred.


  • At least five years of experience in financial management, business systems and controls; preferably including experience in the utility industry. Eight years preferred.

Certification/License, etc

  • Continued professional development necessary to obtain professional certifications (such as a CPA) is expected.


  • Must have working knowledge of general business, financial systems and controls, computer skills, and financial analysis techniques. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to communicate clearly orally and in writing. Strong commitment to and skills in employee communication and the ability to build teamwork and convey mission, objective, expectations and philosophy. Candidate may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position / access requirements and essential job functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

  1. Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or

  2. Email documents to [email protected]

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Analyst, Fuel Accounting - Gas Accounting & Settlements - 511977

Tennessee Valley Authority