Manager – Project Accounting

Our client is a top C&I renewable project developer, EPC, owner, and operator. They design, develop, and construct projects from beginning to end. Our client also has an expanding portfolio of community solar projects.

The Manager, Project Accounting will be directly responsible for our client’s project accounting activities related to their portfolio of solar energy assets and will assist with the corporate accounting function. This position reports to the VP of Accounting and Finance and collaborates closely with the Asset Management team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Own the monthly accounting function for all operating solar projects including the GL, A/R & A/P functions
  • Execute on quarterly distributions to project investors
  • Prepare all monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Collaborate with Asset Management group
  • Serve as primary point of contact for audit and tax providers for both the operating projects and corporate consolidation
  • Manage the monthly account reconciliation process
  • Assist with the monthly corporate close, annual budget, and quarterly forecasting
  • Support the legal department for PPA and Tax Equity contract negotiations
  • Additional responsibilities as required

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • BA in Accounting
  • Previous work experience with increasing levels of responsibility in project accounting – 2-4 years of experience is preferred
  • Experience in a small or midsize accounting firm is desirable
  • Required: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Preferred: Experience with NetSuite and Adaptive software
  • Preferred: Knowledge in renewable energy, construction, or real estate accounting
Job Category: Finance
Job Location: Mid-Atlantic

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