CLEAResult Staff Accountant in Austin, Texas

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Job Description Summary

CLEAResult is looking for an exceptional GL Staff Accountant with at least 3-5 years’ experience to join our growing and dynamic team. This position will report to the Accounting Manager and will be responsible for general ledger reconciliations, journal entries, month-end close, internal and external audit support, and special projects as assigned by management. Our ideal team-member will have a strong work ethic, demonstrated knowledge of entry-level technical and operational accounting functions, be detail-oriented and have excellent inter-personal communication skills. Intermediate level Excel and data analysis skills are a must.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare, process and record journal entries for assigned accounts in support of monthly operations and periodic (monthly, quarterly, annual) accounting close processes.

  • Prepare and maintain accrual and reversing entries for assigned accounts.

  • Create and maintain supporting documentation for journal entries.

  • Reconcile, maintain and analyze variances on sub-ledger and general ledger accounts.

  • Review and approve invoices, billing schedules, and contracts in WorkDay for accuracy and appropriate coding.

  • Prepare and maintain Balance Sheet account reconciliations and reports on a monthly basis.

  • Provide support to internal and external audits, including preparation of schedules and audit documentation as needed.

  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and provide support to special projects as assigned by management.

Essential Skills and Requirements

  • Excellent time management skills – a strong, self-starter with an ability to effectively manage competing priorities and meet deadlines. Must be organized and efficient.

  • Exercise sound judgment – ability to apply sound judgment and initiative in interpreting policies and procedures; understand the difference between excising initiative and when to ask questions and/or escalate issues to manager.

  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills. Must be detailed-oriented.

  • Strong Intermediate MS Excel skills – proficient in VLOOKUPS, IF, TEXT functions, Pivot tables, ERROR identification and resolution, data import/export, and formatting.

  • Experience with accounting systems – WorkDay, Solomon, Great Plains or other ERP systems.

  • Positive Attitude and Supportive Team member – ability to work individually and within a team and remain positive, productive and flexible during peak and high-pressure periods.

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills – ability to listen to others, communicate professionally with all levels of the organization, and willingness to work through organizational change and growth.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or relevant experience.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience, specifically with GL accounting.

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Additional Job Description

Full benefits package included in offer (health benefits, 401k with match, vacation, holiday and sick pay)

About CLEAResult

CLEAResult is the industry leading provider of energy efficiency programs and services. Founded in 2003, CLEAResult is headquartered in Austin, Texas with employees in more than 40 cities across the U.S. and Canada. Our scale and capabilities provide an unparalleled ability to capitalize on the evolving needs of utilities and energy users both now and in the future. In 2016 our programs saved over 1 million kWh and 54 million therms which is equivalent to the energy consumption of 565,000 homes.

Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

The above job description and job requirements are not intended to be all inclusive. CLEAResult retains the right to make changes or adjustment to job descriptions and/or job requirements at any time without notice.

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