Staff Accountant

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

Job Description Clearway Energy Group is accelerating the world’s transformation to a clean energy future. With more than 4.3 gigawatts of solar and wind energy assets in 25 states and a development pipeline across the country, we are offsetting the equivalent of nearly 9 million tons of carbon emissions for our customers. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Carlsbad, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; Houston, TX; and New York, NY. For more information, visit www.clearwayenergygroup.com. Reporting to the Manager, Accounting, the Staff Accountant is responsible for multiple ad hoc projects as assigned, which will cover all aspects of renewables accounting. The primary objective is to support financial data management, journal entries, account reconciliations, timely completion and execution of monthly and quarterly internal financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting for various components of Clearway. Responsibilities + Primary duties include accounting for one or more renewable energy projects and working in close cooperation with a Senior Accountant or Accounting Manager + Perform monthly in-house invoicing including the retrieval and analysis of operational data, analysis and allocation as needed, prepare invoices and posting of general ledger entries and communicate with internal Operations and Maintenance team + Coordinate closely with members of the Asset Management team on understanding and explaining to management the financial performance of the projects + Execute the monthly, quarterly and year-end close process within clearly-defined time frames + Perform analytical functions necessary to achieve an accurate and timely general ledger month-end close (duties include analysis of income statement, balance sheet and equity transactions, financial statements and general accounting support for renewable energy projects) + Support the annual audit process for standalone audits, which may include compiling financial statements and footnote schedules, providing supporting schedules to the external auditors + Collaborate with and respond to ad hoc requests from key stakeholders within the organization + Perform all aspects of work with a high degree of effectiveness, efficiency and accuracy Requirements Qualifications + Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university required. + CPA or progress towards certification preferred. + One to two years accounting related experience. + Knowledge of SAP and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) is preferred, but not required. + Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. + Ability to work well in a team-oriented, collaborative environment that emphasizes attention to detail, meeting deadlines and working together to achieve company-wide objectives. + Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills such as queries, pivot tables, formulas and proficiency with other Microsoft Office products. + Strong written and verbal communication skills. + Detail oriented and adaptable to changing working requirements.