Southern Company Alexis Huggins

Who They Are

  • One of the largest producers of energy in the US
  • Provides utilities services to over 9 million customers
  • Primary Market: Southeastern US
  • Incorporated in 1945
  • Headquarters: Atlanta, GA
  • Parent Company to 19 subsidiary companies

What They Do

  • One of the largest producers of electricity and energy in the US
  • 4 electric utilities subsidiaries
  • 8 natural gas distribution subsidiaries
  • 7 subsidiaries that specialize in wholesale energy, telecommunication services, nuclear power, and energy solutions

Why I Want to Work There

Corporate Accounting

  • Desire to work for a large industrial corporation
  • Desire to work in a managerial role in corporate accounting
  • Large accounting departments at Southern and subsidiaries

Values

  • Safety
  • Trust
  • Superior Performance
  • Commitment

Corporate Responsibility

  • Community engagement- volunteerism and philanthropy
  • $45 million in total giving (2015)
  • Environmental stewardship programs- aimed at conserving wildlife, ecosystems, and wetlands
  • $18.2 million invested in environmental stewardship programs (2013-2018)

Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Pension and 401k plan
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Inclusive, team-oriented workplace
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Training and development

Sources

  • "Our Family of Companies." Our Companies. Web. 16 Apr. 2017. <https://www.southerncompany.com/our-companies.html>.
  • "About Us." Southern Company Homepage. Web. 16 Apr. 2017. <https://www.southerncompany.com/about-us.html>.
  • "Corporate Responsibility at Southern Company." Corporate Responsibility. Web. 16 Apr. 2017. <https://www.southerncompany.com/corporate-responsibility.html>.

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