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Job Requirements

Skills:

·         Proficient in the use and application of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook)

·         Proficient with QuickBooks accounting software

·         Ability to work and contribute as an effective team player in a fast-paced environment

·         Must have effective written and verbal communication skills with specific ability to translate operational information into an organized and understandable presentation

·         Must be self-directed and able to learn the business quickly

·         Experience in the deregulated electricity market preferred but not necessary

 

Education /Experience

Bachelor’s degree in accounting

 5+ years accounting experience

Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting

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Job Title:  Sr. Accountant

 

Position Type and Expected Work Hours:  This is a full-time position.  Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

 

Classification:  Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

 

Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer

 

Location:  Houston, Texas

 

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary commensurate with qualifications indicated below

Company provided medical, dental, vision and life insurance

Two (2) weeks of vacation as well as customary holidays

Free parking

Eligible for benefits after 60 days of employment

 

Summary:

We are seeking a Sr. Accountant to monitor and evaluate day to day accounting activities for a retail electric provider in multiple markets.   This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining GAAP accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.   This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. 

 

Essential Job Functions:

·       Perform monthly, quarterly and annual accounting activities including preparation of consolidated financial statements

·       Assist with the coordination and completion of the quarterly Form 10Q’s and the annual Form 10K

·       Analyze and report to management on the financial status of the company including income statement variances, balance sheet variances and gross margin analysis

·       Budget preparation, forecast preparation as well as preparation of explanations for differences in the budget to actual performance 

·       Perform analysis related to the TDSP accrued liability and TDSP payments

·       Reconciliation of flowed revenue estimates and actual cash collections

·       Coordinate with team members who are responsible for the postings of remittance related transactions that included in lockbox deposits both paper and electronic, credit card, ACH, and ACE

·       Work with Customer Service, Operations and Collection departments to resolve any customer discrepancies related to billing, collections and customer refunds

·       Assist with the set-up of accounting for new markets

Skills:

·         Proficient in the use and application of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook)

·         Proficient with QuickBooks accounting software

·         Ability to work and contribute as an effective team player in a fast-paced environment

·         Must have effective written and verbal communication skills with specific ability to translate operational information into an organized and understandable presentation

·         Must be self-directed and able to learn the business quickly

·         Experience in the deregulated electricity market preferred but not necessary

 

Education /Experience

Bachelor’s degree in accounting

 5+ years accounting experience

Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting

Recommended skills

Income Statement
Balance Sheet
Reconciliation
Billing
Financial Statements
General Ledger

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