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Career Description
Manager, Technology Company Partnerships and Strategic Alliances
The Edison Foundation is seeking a Manager to oversee and grow the Edison Foundation’s Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI) Technology Partner Roundtable.  Partnerships between utilities and technology companies are a critical component of the changing electric power sector.  We need an entrepreneurial professional who can initiate and build long-term relationships with our technology company partners.  We are seeking a strategic thinker who is passionate about technology and experienced in working with senior executives and key decision makers.  The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of the electric power sector (or a willingness to learn quickly) and be able to contribute to IEI issue briefs and reports.  The job requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least 4 years of experience in fundraising or business development in a technology-related area.  Experience related to the electric power sector is preferred, but not required.  Candidates must function well in a fast-paced, collaborative environment where analytical thinking is valued and the bar for delivering results is set high.  Possessing natural relationship building skills and the ability to learn and leverage the organizational structure and decision making process of partner organizations is critical for success.  The successful candidate will have a proven track record of raising funds and meeting deadlines, a strong ability to execute a financial plan, good attention to detail, excellent follow up skills, good judgment in a business context, and excellent communication skills. 
Senior Accountant
EEI is seeking a Senior Accountant to supervise and perform complex accounting and auditing work for EEI and related affiliates. The Senior Accountant will ensure that financial transactions are accurately documented, create monthly reporting packages for EEI departments and its entities, and assist the Controller with annual audits, tax returns, budget preparation, grant reporting and special projects.  The Senior Accountant will also be responsible for preparing journal entries and budget amendments, reconciling accounts, analyzing financial reports and troubleshooting accounting issues. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and two or more years of applicable experience. The job requires a strong understanding of accounting theory as well as excellent communication and computer skills. Attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential.
Junior Accountant
Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has an outstanding opportunity for a Junior Accountant. The Accountant will handle processing of all payment documents, resolving issues and reconciling the vendors’ monthly statements.  The Accountant will also function as the personal property and fixed asset liaison, assist with GAAP audit deliverables, prepare some journal entries, and assist with 1099-MISC preparation. This job requires a BS degree in Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and two years of related experience. Strong computer, math, organizational, and communication skills are essential.

To Apply: All applications must include a cover letter and a résumé. Please indicate the job title you are applying for, as well as your salary requirements. Our e-mail address is Our fax number is 202-508-5503. You can also mail your information to:

Edison Electric Institute
Attention: Recruiting Department
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20004-2696


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