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Senior Manager, Financial & Revenue Accounting

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 29729 

Job Category : Accounting / Finance 

Job Level : Senior Manager

Business Unit: Finance and Risk

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview

The Accounting Senior Manager, Financial and Revenue Accounting, is part of the Corporate Accounting Department.  The department oversees the delivery of timely, accurate, and relevant financial data and analysis to support strategic decision making and compliance with financial reporting requirements.

The work of this high-profile team will provide the successful candidate with challenge and variety as well as exposure to key individuals throughout the company.


Position Summary

The Accounting Senior Manager is a high-profile position and ideal for a candidate who enjoys a fast-paced and challenging work environment.  We are looking for a strong leader that will develop and maintain key relationships and execute on a vision to enable the group to perform in line with a world-class accounting department.  This position provides an excellent overview of both the company and the utility industry and opens the door to many other opportunities within PG&E. 


This role reviews and provides guidance/coaching on all aspects of accounting, including journal entries, disclosures, documentation, and IT systems.  The successful candidate will work with business partners to evaluate potential opportunities and challenges using their understanding of technical accounting and then synthesize research, provide perspective and develop implications for line of business and/or company.  The successful candidate will lead ad hoc teams, coach junior employees and provide thought leadership to Corporate Accounting.


Corporate Accounting plays a critical role in ensuring the accuracy of PG&E's financial information.  You will work with an awesome team that is agile, motivated, dedicated and skilled. The work of this high-profile team will provide the successful candidate with challenge and variety as well as exposure to key individuals throughout the company.



Responsible for managing the monitoring and development of monthly reports and providing record of assets, liabilities and/or other transactions:

  • Manages month-end closing process (journal entries and variance analysis)
  • Oversees preparation of supporting documentation for SEC and regulatory filings

Reviews and interprets policies, reporting requirements, rules and regulations:

  • Provides guidance to direct reports in the process of researching and resolving issues.  May also lead the resolution of more complex accounting / disclosure issues.  Ensure timely communication of issues to interested parties (e.g., Director, Controller, Legal).
  • Evaluates and facilitates the resolution of accounting issues

Interprets data, reports and records for managers/stakeholders.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with key business partners (e.g. HR, Treasury, etc.) to gather information to ensure timeliness of capturing transactions in the financial statements and resolving potential issues
  • Develops and assists in setup of processes, procedures and other improvement efficiencies:
  • Identifies and implements process improvements at the department level (e.g., efficiencies gained by aligning work streams).
  • Manages and contributes to the department and company initiatives to improve processes and understands / translates financial impacts.
  • Manages process improvement projects to reduce risk and create efficiencies
  • Ensures IT systems effectively support accounting transactions and that appropriate team members are trained on systems.  Manages system issues with IT and suggests improvements where appropriate.


  • Leads and manages team of direct reports
  • Sets department goals and establishes an environment to achieve those goals
  • Drives performance by setting goals and development plans, conducting performance reviews and providing ongoing feedback to direct reports


Leadership Qualities

PG&E expects its leaders to conduct themselves with the highest ethics and integrity and to embody specific leadership qualities     

Strategic Mindset

  • Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.
  • Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

A Leader in the Community and Industry

  • Effectively building formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.
  • Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Demonstrates Safety Leadership

  • A safety champion in words and deeds with respect to both employee and public safety.
  • Maintaining an environment of open dialog and free of retaliation.

Influences and Inspires

  • Using various- communications that convey a clear understanding of the needs of different audiences.
  • Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related dynamics.

Optimizes Team Performance

  • Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Creating a climate where people are developed and motivated to do their best to help the organization.

Values Diversity and Creates Inclusion

  • Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Fiscally Responsible

  • Interpreting and applying understanding of key financial indicators to make better business decisions.
  • Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

Leads Ethically and in a Compliant Manner

  • Sponsoring and sustaining a high integrity speak-up corporate culture which prioritizes ethics, safety and compliance.
  • Building on necessary level of industry, company and subject-matter expertise, including laws and regulations.

Provides a High Level of Customer Service

  • Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.





Minimum Qualification

  • Requires a minimum of ten (10) years of relevant accounting experience
  • BS degree in Accounting


Desired Qualifications

  • CPA desired
  • Public accoutning experience
  • Previous management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to interact effectively with senior management.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP, IFRS, SEC and FERC requirements, along with demonstrated excellent issue resolution skills.

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland