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Analyst, Financial Reporting - Akron, OH


Akron, OH, US, 44308

Job Function:  Business Analyst
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  15443

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.  [SC00]


The financial reporting analyst will work within the financial reporting team and with various other departments to ensure accurate financial reporting throughout the organization.  The financial reporting team is responsible for internal financial reporting, subsidiary reporting, SEC reporting and other regulatory reporting.  The financial reporting team is a valued business partner providing information, analysis and advice to ad hoc initiatives.


This positions report to the Manager, Financial Reporting and is located at the Corporate Office in Akron, Ohio.


Responsibilities include:

  • Participating in the preparation and distribution of monthly internal financial statements
  • Participating in preparation and analysis of cash flow
  • Participating in the preparation, documentation and analysis of the Company’s periodic SEC and regulatory reporting and disclosures.
  • Providing support and assistance to external auditors
  • Assisting with the development of written policies and procedures over the financial reporting process
  • Assisting with development and maintenance of the integrity of the financial reporting process and internal controls over financial reporting
  • Participating in evaluation and implementation of new accounting standards and financial reporting requirements
  • Providing financial analysis to management for various ad hoc projects
  • Interfacing with and support various departments within the organization (legal, investor relations, treasury, etc.)
  • Participating in various educational opportunities and attend various conferences to maintain knowledge of financial reporting requirements



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.  Advanced degree or CPA preferred
  • Minimum 2 years professional work experience required
  • Experience within public accounting or financial reporting in a corporate setting preferred
  • Strong technical US GAAP and SEC reporting knowledge preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • SAP knowledge preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills




Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

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FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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