New York, NY

An energy company in New York city is searching for a hands-on Controller for their accounting function.  Responsibilities include monthly general ledger accounting, monthly and quarterly accounting close processes, financial statement preparation and other reporting, cash flow analysis, assisting the CFO with treasury activities, liaison to the external auditors, managing accounting policy decisions, and overall accounting processes (automation, streamlining, etc.).

Candidate requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (required); advanced degree preferred
  • CPA license is strongly preferred
  • At least 8 years’ corporate accounting experience in the retail electricity, renewables or wholesale power & gas trading industries, including supervisory responsibilities
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills; knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS required.
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to manage large data sets
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a lean, start-up environment in a hands-on and independent manner.