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Financial Analyst II/III - Bismarck

08/09/2022 3:18 PM | Anonymous

Job Summary:

MDU Resources Group, Inc., a publicly traded company on the NYSE and a member of the S&P midcap 400, is looking for an experienced financial professional to join its SEC and Financial Reporting team in Bismarck, North Dakota. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work for a stable company with excellent benefits, casual work attire and a family-friendly environment that values work-life balance. To succeed in the role, the candidate must be a self-starter with strong time management, analytical, and writing skills and be detail-oriented, ambitious, and organized. The ability to drive and manage multiple tasks and competing priorities will be strongly favored.

The SEC and Financial Reporting team is responsible for the preparation and consolidation of financial statements and reports that are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The position provides an opportunity to work directly with upper management and the executive teams of MDU Resources and its subsidiaries. The position will be responsible for:

  • The analysis and reporting of financial transactions and statistics for MDU Resources and its subsidiaries .
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual MDU Resources consolidated financial statements and reports for the Board of Directors, management, stockholders, bondholders, and Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual benefit plan financial reporting for MDU Resources and its subsidiaries.
  • Assisting with the preparation and writing of MDU Resources quarterly earnings news release and other news releases as necessary with the Investor Relations department.
  • Leading or assisting MDU Resources and its subsidiaries with their annual goodwill impairment testing.
  • Leading or assisting with the research, analysis and evaluation of existing and/or proposed accounting principles, procedures and disclosures and recommend and/or implement the procedures to assure proper financial reporting and compliance.
  • Maintaining a current working knowledge of applicable accounting requirements and financial statement requirements, disclosures and preparation methods.
  • Providing guidance and assistance to other department staff .
  • Coordinating other accounting duties as assigned, such as preparation of data request responses, and various management analyses.

Minimum Qualifications:

Financial Analyst II

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; and
  • Two years’ related accounting/finance experience

Financial Analyst III

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; and
  • Four years’ related accounting experience, with a minimum of two years' experience in financial analysis.

Classification/level is dependent on experience.

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills and a high degree of independent judgment and ingenuity.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounting and financial statement preparation methods and requirements .
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent human relations skills in dealing with associates, other departments, operating unit personnel, external auditors, attorneys and consultants.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, no sponsorships considered.
  • Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
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