Accounting Manager

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ENFIN is a financial services company that provides financing for residential solar PV customers.

ENFIN is looking for a Accounting Manager to perform the critical accounting role of related to residential renewable energy business at ENFIN. We are looking for someone who has thorough experience with GAAP accounting, considerable experience with finance-related accounting issues (e.g. gain on sale, unrealized revenue, hedge accounting). In this role you will also need a high level of attention to detail and strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Communicating with internal and external stakeholders is key, in addition to assisting with activities across multiple departments and functions to help drive our residential renewable finance business.

We are looking for someone who thrives in an ambiguous, fast paced environment, can use great judgement to make decisions and display empathy and resilience. In this role you will need to be creative and collaborative with problem solving skills and execute team wide initiatives.

  • Serve as the lead point of contact on process creation and enhancement, including; financial statements, accounting supporting workpapers, SOX and internal control matters
  • Establish processes for key deliverables and lead continuous improvement activities to achieve effective, efficient execution.
  • Oversee and ensure timely and complete monthly close and financial reporting.
  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams (e.g., Financial Planning and Analysis, Banking and Finance Infrastructure, Payment Processing) to build an understanding of the key processes within the organization’s operations.
  • Optimize accounting processes by identifying opportunities for automation and building for scale by ensuring all solutions are compliant with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company accounting policies

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in accounting, finance or related area
  • CPA license
  • 5+ years progressive accounting and/or finance experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years as either: 1) Big 4 (or similar firm) Audit Manager, or 2) Controller responsible for creating financial statements and managing audits
  • Experience with Revenue Recognition policies, working with subject matter consultants, and writing technical accounting memos
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience with internal controls and process improvements
  • Experience working with ERP systems and databases
  • Ability to execute in a dynamic, fast-paced, and demanding environment
  • Ability to influence across the company and interact at all levels
  • Excellent organizational, communication, problem-solving, multi-tasking, and prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of financial systems, analysis methodologies and technical standards applicable to corporate accounting and finance
  • Professional presence and ability to lead teams and influence others
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment under strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred applicants will have 2+ years direct experience, including technical accounting documentation, within one of these two fields of expertise:
  • Residential or Commercial Solar Energy Industry – including Accounting for:
  • The large-scale Construction of Solar Assets
  • Solar or other energy ITC Tax Credits and/or applications
  • Sales of Tax Credits, including through Tax Equity Structures or Joint Ventures
  • Third Party Ownership (TPO) of residential solar assets and the related customer contracts
  • PPA (Purchased Power) Agreements
  • Hedge and TPO specific accounting knowledge
  • Asset Securitization and Banking Industry - including Accounting for:
  • Asset-backed debt securitization and sales
  • Knowledge of related debt securities markets
  • Including calculation of Gain/Loss on Sale of Securitizations
  • Available for Sale (AFS) Loan Assets, and related estimation for credit loss
  • Revolving credit facilities, IR swaps, and related hedge accounting designations and documentation

Hanwha Q CELLS America Inc. (“HQCA”) is headquartered in Irvine, CA, and handles sales for the North American region. It is a subsidiary of Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ). Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, government, and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm, and a Top 8 business enterprise in South Korea. HQCA recently acquired Geli, a leading developer of Energy Management System software for energy storage, solar, and other renewable resources.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • All benefits dependent on role and eligibility

Physical, Mental, & Physical Demands

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Standing: 20% of time
Sitting: 70% of time
Walking: 10% of time

Pulling: up to 10 Pounds
Pushing: up to 10 Pounds
Carrying: up to 10 Pounds
Lifting: up to 10 Pounds

Agility(F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Turning: F
Twisting: F
Bending: O
Crouching: O
Balancing: N
Climbing: N
Crawling: N
Kneeling: N

Dexterity(F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
Typing: F
Handling: F
Reaching: F

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.