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  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Function: Senior Acct
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  • Expiration Date: 11 June 2023
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2177056_1683919889

Job Number: 2177056

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Oakland

Compensation: $90-110k

Job Summary:

Are you an experienced Senior Accountant looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for energy and sustainability? Our client, a dynamic and fast-growing energy company, is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to take ownership of accounting functions, be responsible for the company's financials from end to end, and contribute to the growth of the company. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to grow into an accounting manager down the line. If you have strong attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, and are a team player, we want to hear from you. Join us and be part of a team that is making a difference in the energy industry.

Job Title Responsibilities:

  • Own Month-End Close; responsible for the calendar/schedules
  • Responsible for 2 of the company's financials from end to end- prepare financial statements, analysis, intercompany transactions, reconciliations, journals, etc.
  • Review Energy invoices and Gas Tracker to produce POs/Invoice Numbers for all Energy purchases and sales
  • Review POs, Receipts, Payables, and Sales Invoices for all Energy purchases and sales
  • Review and approve Vendor Commission Reports and journal entries as assigned.
  • Prepare & Monitor Bank Reconciliations, and other reconciliations as assigned.
  • Oversee reconciliations for all accrual accounts, including Bill Payment Services
  • Cash support functions - tracking, communications, and entry / posting support for: Letter of Credit, Line of Credit, RCB errors, CD entries (to include income & expense accruals), Account Analysis Fees, and Interest Income.
  • Work closely with the Accounting Manager/CFO to assure adherence to company policy and proper expense and revenue recording for management reports and financial statements.
  • Initiate and implement process improvements to increase team productivity and accuracy, upon concurrence with stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or similar work experience
  • 5+ years of accounting experience
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure on-time deliverables
  • Strong attention to detail, high analysis skills and the ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment without direct supervision.
  • Self-starter and a proactive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all levels of an organization
  • Team player with strong collaboration skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel), specifically strong Excel skills involving large data volume.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records (if applicable)


About Nelson Connects:

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Pay Transparency: Nelson Connects provides pay transparency by placing salary ranges in all job postings in accordance with state and local regulations. We are committed to communicating pay clearly throughout the employment process.

California Fair Chance Act and Beyond: Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with applicable regulations. We will consider qualified Applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD and D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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