Technical Accountant – Energy Supplier

Posted 4 months ago

Houston Location

Company Profile – Client is a well-recognized retail natural gas supplier that procures, stores, schedules, transports, and delivers natural gas to its industrial, commercial, and residential customers.  Headquartered in Houston, has approximately 250 employees, operates in over 30 states, and serves over 100,000 customers.  Parent company is a Private Equity Firm comprised of a staff with over 600 years of collective industry experience, has consummated more than 60 transactions over the last 10 years, representing more than $45 billion of enterprise value.

Accountabilities

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Accounting the Technical Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Researching and documenting the Company’s technical accounting issues
  • Presenting and resolving the Company’s accounting positions for critical accounting issues with external auditors
  • Preparing technical accounting memos on complex transactions
  • Assessing and implementing new US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Drafting and updating Corporate Accounting Policies, as needed throughout the year
  • Updating internal controls including assessing any control gaps and changes in processes
  • Assisting with accounting close, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliations, supporting external audits, and drafting of Financial Statements and notes
  • Leading all derivatives accounting and reporting
  • Assisting in special projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of US GAAP and its application to wholesale and retail energy markets
  • Experience designing and implementing internal controls
  • Ability to draft and operationalize Accounting Policies
  • Experience partnering with External Auditors
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or similar concentration
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience in Public Accounting is preferred
  • CPA, or equivalent, preferred

 

Contact – Scott Brownholtz @ 916-649-3200 or e-mail

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