Senior Accountant in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 06/09/23
  • Private Equity backed, independent power and energy producer specializing in Electric, Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities and Waste.
  • Company owns and operates multiple electric generating facilities, including coal, waste coal, natural gas, and solar. 
  • The company has operations throughout most of the United States, and headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. 
  • Experiencing growth, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions. 
  • Annual revenue approximately $1.1 Billion
  • Excellent culture - In business for over 35 years and have approximately 400 employees and two corporate offices in Charlotte, NC and Princeton, NJ. 
  • Focus is on their people and a familial environment in their offices amongst employees. Company started as a family company, and is now private equity backed with a focus on growth, while still retaining their culture. 
  • Opportunity to make a major impact in their Finance division 
  • Excellent potential to continue to grow your career and learn new tools and technologies, and make an impact on the communities served. 
  • Perform all accounting functions including preparation of journal entries, general ledger account analyses, processing fixed asset transactions, and processing other sub-ledger interfaces within the company’s ERP system for the power plant entities assigned
  • Prepare internal/management reports including analysis of variances, and communicate results to various parties including the Controller, CFO, Operations managers, and Asset managers
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly account reconciliations as required by company accounting policies
  • Assist with preparation of financial statements in accordance with GAAP, including balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of retained earnings, and related notes to the financial statements, for external reporting purposes
  • Prepare documentation in support of annual audits and interface with external auditors
  • Understand and comply with the company’s system of internal controls, accounting policies, and procedures
  • Prepare and/or assist with occasional accounting projects such as refinancing debt, acquisition accounting, net working capital, etc.
  • Prepare contract agreement white sheets/memos and suggest accounting treatment of such contracts
  • Assist in compliance with credit facility requirements
    • Account analysis to support an external audit
    • Journal entries with the proper support
    • Financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP and internal reports with sufficient detail to explain variances
    • Reporting requirements of any credit agreement or third party agreement in accordance with GAAP or agreed upon procedures
    • Deliver reports to support internal staff and upper management to assist in business decisions
    • Work with auditors during the audit period to complete the annual audit
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university 4-6 years accounting experience; preparation of GAAP financial statements preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant and/or big four experience preferred
  • Public accounting with audit concentration or power industry experience preferred
  • Experience with enterprise accounting systems is preferred (PeopleSoft and Hyperion)
  • Financial statement closing and reporting experience required
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills, Independent self-starter with strong analytical, critical thinking and communication skills who can effectively manage multiple assignments
  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Date Posted: 06/09/23
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