Senior Accounts Payable Accountant

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Company Description

Apex Clean Energy was founded with a singular focus: to accelerate the shift to clean energy. Through origination, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, and storage facilities, distributed energy resources, and green fuel technologies, Apex is expanding the renewable frontier across North America. Our mission-driven team of more than 400 professionals uses a data-focused approach and an unrivaled portfolio of projects to create solutions for the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking customers. For more information about how Apex is building the energy company of the future, visit

Apex strives to excel in every phase of project realization, from origination and financing to construction and asset management. Our mission-driven team seeks determined, resolute individuals who strive to innovate and go above the call of duty, and who will relentlessly do their part to help accelerate the shift to America’s clean energy future.

Job Description

Apex is seeking an Sr. Accounts Payable Accountant to join our accounting team. In this position you be responsible for reviewing vendor invoices, applying invoices to purchase orders and routing invoices for internal approval.

The ideal candidate will need to be responsible, dependable, accurate, and have a positive attitude. This position requires attention to detail and excellent customer service skills.

Primary Responsibilities

You will be working with the accounts payable department to process invoices, verify vendor debits, credits, account reconciliation, and other important AP responsibilities.

  • Review AP invoice coding

  • Analyze open invoices

  • Assist with compiling a weekly payment list

  • Prepare invoice accruals

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and related adjusting entries

  • Review vendor invoices

  • Apply invoices to purchase orders

  • Communicate with internal teams regarding invoices

  • Communicate with vendors regarding payments

  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Success Profile

To succeed as Sr. Accounts Payable Accountant at Apex Clean Energy, you’ll need to excel within the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar field of study.

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting, accounts payable or similar experience.

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Accounts payable experience including invoice coding, weekly payment analysis and accruals

  • Ability to complete GL account reconciliations and enter adjusting entries

  • Excellent communications skills

  • Understanding of accounting principals

  • Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong data analysis skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Experience in project accounting is a plus

  • Ability to work in Charlottesville, Virginia

Additional Information

How You’ll Grow

At Apex Clean Energy, our professional development plans focus on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the dynamic, fast-paced renewable energy industry. From on-the-job learning experiences to a robust multi-week onboarding experience to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

What Apex Can Offer You

At Apex Clean Energy, we know that great people make a great company. We value our people and offer employees a broad, best-in-class range of benefits.

  • A mission-driven, energetic environment that supports and encourages our people to do their best work every day.
  • A respect for and celebration of individuality, differences, and uniqueness
  • Collaborative and driven professional workforce committed to supporting your ideas and feedback and accelerating your potential
  • Ongoing support and guidance such as on-the-job learning, hands-on experience, and mentorship
  • Training, strategies, and tools to support your personal and professional growth
  • Team atmosphere of diverse professionals committed to making an impact as an organization
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to our local communities
  • Exceptional benefits such as medical and dental; 401(k) with corporate match
  • Base and bonus commensurate with experience
  • Responsible Paid Time Off plus standard company holidays
  • Benefits Offered: comprehensive high-deductible health plans, dental and vision insurance plans, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, 401(k) corporate matching, flexible spending arrangements, company paid parking and cell phone, fitness and wellness corporate discounts

Apex Clean Energy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.