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Controller Renewable Energy

Location : Remote
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 8
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree Required, CPA Required
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Due to significant company growth, the Controller position is an opportunity to join a fast growing and highly capitalized team of sustainable energy entrepreneurs dedicated to developing reliable electricity which support the decarbonizing grid.  As a key leader with the company’s corporate accounting team, the Controller will oversee all accounting operations of the company including the production of periodic financial reports and support the Chief Accounting Officer in building a high-performance team and developing processes and procedures.  This 100% remote opportunity will offer a highly competitive compensation package including a base salary in the $150,000 to $180,000 range, annual bonus target of 10% to 15%, full benefits, as well as excellent growth mobility.  Ideal candidates should have 8 plus years of professional experience, CPA, and exposure to the energy sector whether directly or through public accounting. 


Controller - Job Description 

  • Oversee all accounting operations of the company including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risks, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate standards and regulatory requirements for multiple entities.

  • Present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Maintain rigorous monthly closing schedule management; period closing activities will include review of journal entries, closing checklists and closing schedules.

  • Assist leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process.

  • Oversee and coordinate all audit activities.

  • Support tax planning and tax return filings.

  • Support all treasury and banking activities.

  • Manage cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with others.

  • Assist with creation, refinement, and implementation of accounting policies & procedures.

  • Research technical accounting literature and write technical accounting memos.

  • Assist with M&A transaction flow.

  • Manage internal and external accounting resources and strengthen communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.

  • Work on cross team initiatives and seek out efficiencies for other areas important for the business.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Controller - Job Requirements

  • 8 or more years of professional experience including exposure to the energy sector whether directly or through public accounting

  • CPA required

  • Large public accounting experience

  • Management experience

  • Highly energetic and hardworking self-starter who must demonstrate an attention to detail and have excellent technical accounting and analytical skills

  • Ability to meet once per quarterly in the company’s corporate office based in the northern VA area

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