Junior Accountant

Location: Costa Mesa, Ca
Date Posted: 10-25-2018

About MaxGen

MaxGen Energy Services (http://maxgenservices.com/) is dedicated to developing, maintaining, and operating infrastructure that supports alternative energy technologies.
At the core of the company, MaxGen is an alternative energy services company, providing commercial and utility scale design, operations and maintenance, and asset management services, and the company is recognized as the largest independent providers for solar O&M services in the United States. The team has a nation-wide footprint to provide in-the-field O&M services, and currently manages some of the largest operating solar plants in the US. The company has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance when it comes to O&M services.
MaxGen also has considerable experience with the development, design, installation, and maintenance of electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE) and battery energy storage systems (BESS). As an OEM service provider to many manufacturers, MaxGen has amassed industry-leading experience with EVSE and BESS installations.
By incorporating the nationwide footprint and our O&M protocols, MaxGen not only brings experience and confidence to our customers’ projects, but also our services remain an asset for the entire lifetime of the projects. 

Job Summary
 We are seeking an individual to work very closely with a highly motivated Controller, and to work hard to help bring this growing company to the next level within 1-2 years. The successful candidate will need to be comfortable learning and exploring new processes, also be comfortable rolling up sleeves and processing payables or receivables as well as doing high level analysis to help management make business decisions. He or she must have strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
Job Responsibilities
  • Assist with all accounting and reporting activities, including monthly, quarterly and annual closing and reporting processes, document procedures, help to implement controls, and streamline financial systems.
  • Manage the processing of cash receipts, recording of revenue and receivable and ensure that revenues and receivables in accounting system are reconciled with Salesforce data
  • Perform the processing of indirect cost allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary
  • Review Company Credit Card and receipts submitted by cardholders on monthly basis
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, included but not limited to cash, credit cards, AR, AP, sales tax returns, payroll suspense and etc.
  • Support annual audit and help meet audit deadlines
  • Provide support on ad-hoc projects as required
  • May perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree required (Accounting Preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of direct experience required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables, lookups etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player, must be able to collaborate with other teams in the organization
  • Must have strong work ethic, and have the ability/willingness to work overtime as necessary to get the job done and to meet important deadlines
  • Limited Travel< 10%  of the time
  • Normal Office Environment
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
  • 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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