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Accounting Manager

David Energy is creating a new kind of energy company. Traditional Retail Electricity Providers are outdated, opaque, and painful for customers to engage with. We use software to monitor our customers’ real-time energy usage, and we aggregate and analyze that data to maximize the value they get from their energy assets (such as battery storage, HVAC, and solar) via participation in energy markets. Our mission is to give energy customers greater transparency and control while creating a cheaper, cleaner, more reliable electricity grid.

We are seeking a full-time Accounting Manager to join our Finance team and play a crucial part in developing and managing core workflows and accounting systems at the company. The role will be responsible for day-to-day accounting activity and managing the month end close process, including revenue and expense accruals, balance sheet management, and reconciliations, as well as preparing financial reporting deliverables. Additionally, the role will support timely completion and assistance with quarterly and annual financial reporting as well as other ad hoc projects as assigned, covering accounting and financial reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform day-to-day accounting activities
    • Independently prepare schedules and journal entries in Quickbooks
    • Utilize Quickbooks and financial reporting software to create, maintain and update reporting templates and data queries
    • Monitor and review financial and bank statements by establishing internal controls to ensure financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely
    • Proactively notify team of any accounting/reporting issues or concerns
  • Execute the monthly close process within clearly-defined time frames
    • Develop and manage a month end close checklist that includes required tasks for each financial statement line item with due dates and personnel assignments
    • Refine and/or create month end close reconciliations and other required month end close documentation
    • Support monthly sales tax and related tax calculations and filings
    • Ensure new processes and policies are designed to allow for accurate accounting and financial reporting in accordance with GAAP
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly unaudited and annual audited financial statements in compliance with GAAP and relevant reporting requirements
    • Compile financial statements and footnote schedules, providing data requests to external auditors, and providing substantial support for audit selections
  • Assist with identifying and researching technical accounting and reporting matters, accounting principles and financial reporting rules
    • Document accounting policies and procedures
    • Keep abreast of and apply GAAP and relative company policies, practices, and procedures
    • Keep senior management informed about potential changes in accounting rules being proposed by accounting standard setters, including the potential impact to financial statements
  • Collaborate with and respond to ad hoc requests from key stakeholders within the organization

Requirements:

  • Highly motivated with a desire to learn about the future of clean energy and sustainability
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and dynamic entrepreneurial environment with a view towards growing their contribution level overtime
  • Team player with excellent oral communication and writing skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, able to manage various records and processes
  • Commitment to the highest standards of quality and integrity
  • Continuous process improvement mindset
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting and demonstrated ability in analyzing data to determine correct accounting treatment
  • Experience with Quickbooks and accounting systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel for financial and analytical computations
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with a CPA firm is preferred
  • CPA and / or Master’s in accounting is preferred
  • Experience reviewing legal agreements for accounting implications is preferred
  • Experience with retail electricity markets is preferred

Benefits:

  • Join a remote team with the option to work from our offices in Brooklyn, New York
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Flexible vacation/PTO policy
  • 401k plan

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