Staff Accountant

Location: Costa Mesa - Orange County, CA
Date Posted: 05-17-2017
ABOUT THE COMPANY

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 looking for a detail-oriented individual with a minimum of 2 years Account Receivable and Collection experience who will take full ownership of the A/R & Collection. Must be detail oriented, customer focused, exceptionally organized; possess a sense of urgency; and be flexible and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to multi-task, prioritize and take the initiative to provide support/follow-up.

 Job Responsibilities
  • Internal lead for sales and use tax matters.
  • Prepare invoices and record revenue, billed and unbilled accounts receivable.
  • Monitor past due invoices and make collections calls.
  • Prepare accounts receivable aging, reconciliations and bad debt analysis.
  • Work with customer accounts payable staff to determine payment/invoice discrepancies towards resolution.
  • Research and resolve customer inquiries.
  • Maintain and ensure completeness of files of customer tax exempt certificates.
  • Assists in the month-end closing and financial reporting process.
  • Works on special projects, as requested, and assists others as needed
 
 Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required (Accounting Preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of direct experience required
 
Skills
  • Experience and knowledge re: sales and use tax matters is 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
 
WORKING ENVIRONMENT
  • 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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