Sr. Accounting Associate

Job description

Job description


Our client is a leading investment firm focused on climate-positive initiatives, they actively collaborate with clients to deploy tangible assets that drive the energy transition. They have a substantial portfolio of over $9 billion in managed assets, their vision is rooted in the belief that every investment plays a crucial role in shaping a more sustainable climate future.


  • Execute accounting for our investment transactions, including journal entries, financial analysis, and month-end reconciliations
  • Maintain accounting schedules for our equity-method investments and for our residual interest in securitization trusts
  • Assist with quarterly and ad-hoc asset fair value calculations
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Contribute to a timely monthly financial close
  • Assist with preparation of periodic SEC filings such as Form 10-K and Form 10-Q
  • Collaborate with Investments, Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance and other departments
  • Respond to document requests from external and internal auditors and contribute to the operating effectiveness of our compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls environment
  • Meticulous and thorough, paying strong attention to detail.
  • Trustworthy and consistent, demonstrating exceptional initiative and the ability to work autonomously.
  • Possessing excellent interpersonal skills, capable and enthusiastic about working in a dynamic, innovative, and entrepreneurial setting.
  • Exhibiting exceptional written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Remaining composed under pressure and adept at managing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Capable of swiftly and accurately analyzing intricate information and conveying it succinctly.
  • Displaying an interest in sustainability and related subjects.

Required Experience:

  • Preference is given to candidates with experience in the energy or financial services industry.
  • A minimum of three years of work experience in a public company setting, either with a Big 4 accounting firm or a regional accounting firm.
  • Essential understanding of financial concepts, including NPV (Net Present Value) and IRR (Internal Rate of Return).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, along with knowledge of data analysis techniques.
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting is a mandatory requirement.
  • Either an active CPA license holder or a candidate in the process of obtaining a CPA license.
  • Familiarity with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
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