Assistant Controller

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 08-31-2017
About MaxGen

At MaxGen Energy Services ( our Mission is to be the Industry Leader in providing Safe, Professional, and Reliable Operations & Maintenance Services to our Nation’s Clean Energy Infrastructure.

Our company has a nationwide footprint and provides central operations and field maintenance services to hundreds of asset owners in the United States.  MaxGen currently manages some of the largest operating solar fleets in the country and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.
MaxGen also has significant 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.
This combined experience and expertise brings our customers unparalleled service, asset performance, and strong partnership in the long-term care and operation of their energy asset portfolios.

The following responsibilities are not limited to:
  • Assist the Controller in producing accurate and timely financial statements ensuring data integrity and accuracy
  • Team lead for month end closing and financial reporting process including account analysis and reconciliation
  • Help to develop operational procedures and documentation of data flow
  • Help to develop system controls to ensure data integrity throughout the accounting department.
  • Assist and provide oversight with all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
  • Help maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Assist with audit Coordination.
  • Help to oversee all financial and project/program accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with program budgets throughout the fund period; collate financial reporting materials
  • Help manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with the management team to continuously review and assess.
  • Help manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines.
  • Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment
  • May perform other projects and duties as assigned.
  • Lead strict and timely Account Reconciliation process.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in Accounting related roles
  • Expert skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with ERP Systems required. Implementation experience preferred.
  • Strong common sense and ability to find work-around to keep making progress
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members
  • Experience in renewable energy and/or Services industry a plus.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Strong leadership skills required.
  • Travel may be required – less than 15%
  • 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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