Senior Accounting Manager, Natrium

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TITLE: Senior Accounting Manager, Natrium


TerraPower® is a nuclear technology company based in Bellevue, Washington. At its core, the company is working to raise living standards globally through a more affordable, secure and environmentally friendly form of nuclear energy along with innovations in medical isotopes to improve human health. In 2006, TerraPower originated with Bill Gates and a group of like-minded visionaries who evaluated the fundamental challenges to raising living standards around the world. They recognized energy access was crucial to the health and economic well-being of communities and decided that the private sector needed to take action and create energy sources that would advance global energy deployment. TerraPower’s mission is to be a world leader in new nuclear technologies, while developing innovators and future leaders in the nuclear field. As a result, the company’s activities in the fields of nuclear energy and related sciences are yielding significant innovations in the safety and economics of nuclear power, hybrid energy and medical applications – all for significant human health benefits.

TerraPower is seeking to hire highly motivated and forward-thinking professionals who are interested in focusing on advanced nuclear reactor research and development and influencing change within the nuclear power landscape and bringing forward the critical production of medical isotopes. TerraPower is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, as a federal contractor, TerraPower has instituted an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) in an effort to proactively recruit, hire, and promote women, minorities, disabled persons and veterans.

Senior Accounting Manager, Natrium

This role will be responsible for supporting the Natrium Project in general ledger accountability, improving the close & account reconciliation process, and supporting new system implementations. The ideal candidate is highly motivated and eager to collaborate, strengthening accounting operations in a fast-paced, rapid growth and data-driven environment.


  • Prepare monthly financial statements, reporting, reconciliations, related supporting schedules and intercompany elimination for subsidiaries and corporate
  • Manage key areas of month-end close process, including preparing and reviewing journal entries, account reconciliations and financial reporting and variance analysis
  • Enhance existing accounting procedures and internal controls, and seek opportunities to improve accounting operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • Perform intercompany transfer
  • Develop good working relationship with internal/external stakeholders; regularly interact with business owners and management on accounting matters.
  • Support the general accounting functions including, but not limited to: accounts payable, receivable, general ledger, intercompany
  • Develop, document and process cost allocations among different legal entities and projects
  • Setup and implement cost accounting system for operations
  • Perform indirect cost allocation, consolidation and reporting
  • Fixed asset, inventory processing and reporting
  • Assist with budget planning and analysis
  • Financial and profitability analysis as requested
  • Support with financial projects such as year-end close, audit, tax package, and budgets
  • Responsible for assisting with the annual financial audit with independent auditors
  • Maintain balance sheet integrity and accuracy
  • Assist in effort to transition from cash basis to US GAAP accounting
  • Assist accounting system related projects and other accounting projects as needed
  • Support contract review for accounting/tax implications
  • Prepare project cost analysis to measure and monitor project financial performance.
  • Perform accounting analysis and prepare memos for accounting treatment of project construction costs

Key Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with preference for CPA or CMA.
  • Minimum of 12 years progressive experience in an accounting role with strong preference for experience supporting an engineering environment.
  • Public accounting experience strongy preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of accounting (Cash, Payroll, Prepaid, A/P, A/R, Fixed Assets, intercompany, consolidation).
  • Proficient with Excel as a business tool (pivot tables, data manipulation/importing, index, Vlookup, etc.).
  • Experience with Oracle Cloud ERP accounting system BNA Fixed Assets tracking system.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, under tight deadlines at times, and in an ever changing / dynamic environment.
  • Candidate should possess high level of attention to detail and accuracy, and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to interact professionally with all levels of an organization.
  • Capable of working in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trustworthiness and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.

Job Functions
Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

  • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
  • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds
  • Repetitive work: Prolonged
  • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
  • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day
  • Travel required: 0-5%

TerraPower’s technology is controlled for export by various agencies of the U.S. Government. TerraPower must evaluate applicants who are foreign nationals (other than asylees, refugees, or lawful permanent residents) in accordance with U.S. Government export control requirements. To facilitate TerraPower’s export control reviews, you will be asked as part of the application process to identify whether you are a U.S. Citizen or national, asylee, refugee, or lawful permanent resident of the United States. Government export authorization approval times vary. Based on the business needs for a particular position, TerraPower may not consider a foreign national from a country if it is impracticable to obtain timely Government export approval.

Job Details
Salary Range Level 11: $120,671 - $201,119
  • Typically, our employee salaries are within .90 – 1.0 of the mid-point of the posted salary band. Any salary offered within the posted salary band is based on market data and commensurate with the selected individual’s qualifications and experience. This range is specific to Washington State.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Salary, eligible to participate in discretionary short-term incentive payments
  • Comprehensive Medical and Wellness Benefits
    • Medical
    • Vision
    • Dental
    • Life
    • Life and Disability
    • Gender Affirmation Benefits
    • Parental Leave
  • 401k Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • 21 days of annually accrued PTO
  • Generous Holiday Schedule
    • 10 paid holidays
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional and Educational Support Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Schedule

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