Manager External Financial Reporting- (HYBRID)

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Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 244942
Date Posted: Dec 14, 2022
Job: Accounting & Finance

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Be a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.


Provide supervisory oversight and support to various reporting functions within a Business Unit or functional area of responsibility. Ensure production of accurate and timely external reports, including SEC filings (Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, Form 8-K, etc.) and non-SEC filings (FERC Form 1, FERC Form 3Q, filings related to financing activities, etc.). Lead and guide staff accountants within Business Unit or functional area of responsibility. Work closely and liaise throughout the Business Unit, Controller's Group, and the broader Finance community regarding reporting activities. Interpret and apply appropriate accounting and reporting guidance, including FASB/GAAP and SEC. Identify process improvements and ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley control requirements. Act as liaison with external auditors to ensure timely sign off of reporting matters.

  • Supervise key aspects of the SEC and FERC reporting process, including drafting disclosures, processing changes, ensuring accuracy and consistency throughout the document, maintaining quarterly list of disclosure items and coordinating with the printer. (30%)
  • Interact with Business Units, Controller's Group, Investor Relations, Treasury, internal and external legal counsel, and the internal and external auditors to accomplish goals and ensure efficiency and effectiveness of information exchange. (20%)
  • Research and appropriately apply new accounting pronouncements; benchmark SEC filings from other companies. (10%)
  • Complete key financial and disclosure controls to ensure a strong control environment. (10%)
  • Assist as appropriate in the supervision of staff accountants, including the review of information prepared to ensure completion of tie-out binders, checklists, etc. (10%)
  • Prepare data request responses and answer ad-hoc requests for internal and external customers. Assist and support applicable merger integration and other miscellaneous projects. (10%)
  • Duties may require supervising accounting staff and participating in their annual goal setting and performance reviews. (10%)

  • Supervise day-to-day SEC and FERC reporting processes, including drafting disclosures, processing changes, ensuring accuracy and consistency throughout the document, maintaining quarterly list of disclosure items and coordinating with the printer.
  • Proactively notify Manager or Director of any accounting/reporting issues or concerns.
  • Work closely with other departments and Business Units regarding reporting activities.
  • Supervise and provide review and approval of a variety of reporting assignments.
  • Interface with leadership positions within Finance, Legal and Secretary's Office. Team oriented interface with comparable roles.
  • Work with various parties, both within the Controller's Group as well as other areas of the company, to accomplish goals, resolve issues and enhance and improve processes. Contact with others requires tact and persuasiveness.
  • Supervise assigned staff including development, staffing, performance assessment, work review, etc. Day to day supervisory responsibilities are limited but, depending on size and accounting complexity of assigned entity, may provide lead direction to staff assigned to specific project or work group. Work leadership is generally administrative in nature and typically involves functional direction to others assigned to assist on an occasional to moderate basis.
  • Position, at times, may require overtime, weekend work and limited travel.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent and a CPA
  • At least 8 years of related experience, including 0-3 years in management with demonstrated success leading a professional staff
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of Accounting theory, principles, practices and regulations including FASB/GAAP, SEC and SOX compliance
  • Understands requirements for documentation in work papers, disclosures and memos; demonstrated ability to document a broad range of technical issues
  • Demonstrated success identifying and implementing best practices within his/her area of responsibility
  • Demonstrated successful use of technology to improve process efficiency
  • Demonstrated focus on customer service (examples include working with clients to develop a partnership and encourage open communication)
  • Effective teambuilding and leaderships skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Commitment to highest standards of quality and integrity
  • Exudes a high degree of professionalism and treats others with respect

  • MBA with a concentration in Accounting or Finance
  • Public accounting experience
  • Regulatory/utility/FERC reporting or energy industry experience

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