Senior Accountant

Location: COSTA MESA, California
Date Posted: 02-03-2018
About MaxGen

MaxGen Energy Services ( is the nation’s largest independent service provider for the clean energy industry. 
MaxGen has two major lines of business.  The first is the planning, design and construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery energy storage infrastructure.  MaxGen is a specialist in the market and serves many of major companies leading the electrification of passenger and fleet vehicles.  The second line of business is comprehensive operations and maintenance services for solar, battery energy storage, and EV infrastructure owners and operators around the United States. 
The company has a central operations center and a team of nation-wide highly-trained technicians to provide in-the-field O&M services for commercial, industrial, and utility customers and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.
The Senior Accountant is a critical member of the corporate accounting team, we are seeking an individual who thrives in a high growth business environment, and who will contribute to the strategic development of the organization. The Senior Accountant will perform all finance, accounting and reporting activities.  Including the monthly, quarterly and annual closing and reporting processes, document procedures, help to implement controls, and streamline financial systems.

Job Responsibilities

The following responsibilities are not limited to:
  • Month-end closing process, including journal entries, account analysis and explanation of variances against budget
  • Responsible for preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations and account analysis on a timely basis
  • Assist in development and compliance of accounting procedures, systems, and practices. 
  • Create ad-hoc reports using Financial Force or other accounting software
  • Responsible for preparation and analysis of monthly accruals including both recurring and non-recurring operational expenses
  • Prepare and maintain monthly journal entries for prepaid expense amortization
  • Support annual audit and help meet audit deadlines
  • Provide support on ad-hoc projects as required
  • May perform other duties as assigned
  • Maintain Fixed Assets Schedule
  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Making recommendations based on analysis and status of reserves, assets and expenditures
  • Assisting with financial and tax audits
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
  • Knowledge of Payroll experience

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required (Accounting Preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 years of direct experience required
  • 5 years of experience working at a mid to large sized company
  • CPA highly preferred
Skills and Experience
  • Expertise in MS Excel, including advanced techniques including macros
  • Generate ad-hoc reports using MS Excel
  • Expertise with Financial Force or other accounting software at a mid to large sized company
  • Export data from accounting software, format reports and analyze and present data.
  • Mastery in Account Reconciliations: no hard-coded data and all input independently substantiated.
  • Strong process mindset: every task that is done more than once leads formalized process.
  • Knowledge of Payroll experience
  • Ability to multitask and deliver on a high volume of projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills
  • Team player, and able to coach junior members of the team

Working Environment
  • Normal Office Environment
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and printer
  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, et.
  • Frequently communicates with employees and customers
MaxGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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