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Corporate Controller

Convergent Energy and Power


Job Details

Full-time

3/15/2024


Full Job Description

This is a fully remote role for candidates who are based outside of the New York Metropolitan area. For those located in the area, we encourage you to consider our hybrid work arrangement (1-2 days a week in our NYC office). That said, we value flexibility and if you have a different preference, please do not let that deter you from applying – let’s talk about it!

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States or Canada. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment-based visas at this time.


Energy storage is the key to unlocking a future where our world is powered by renewable resources. At Convergent Energy and Power, our mission is to make the electrical grid cleaner, more reliable, and less expensive by leveraging state-of-the-art energy storage and distributed generation technologies.


The Corporate Controller will work closely with the CFO to spearhead the growth and continued operational efficiency of our Accounting department. Implement policies and procedures to identify, resolve, and document accounting issues and manage the accounting and tax operations of the company. The Controller will also manage the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, the maintenance of a financial system of records, the development of a comprehensive set of internal controls, the documentation of processes, and the coordination of corporate and project audits, among other tasks.

What You’ll Do

  • Support the EMT to enhance the decision-making process across the company’s different functions.
  • Ensure adequate controls and procedures are in place to safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording and reporting of all transactions.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Implement and maintain accounting systems, procedures, accounting policies and internal controls across various subsidiaries of the Company.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all accounting functions including month-end close, quarter-end close, cash forecasting, cash applications, billing and collections.
  • Coordinate all financial reporting and audit activities, including monthly and quarterly close, preparation of annual financial statements; manage timely filing of all required statutory filings.
  • Manage and coordinate various federal and state tax returns with internal team, and outside tax preparers, both US and Canadian.
  • Manage and forecast corporate and project company tax positions throughout the year
  • Identify and effectively communicate potential process improvements.
  • When required, manage the SOX compliance program including internal controls testing, process and controls implementation.
  • Oversee and manage accounting team. Hire employees and train them to accomplish accounting tasks.
  • Provide strategic insight and guidance alongside the senior management team as the company analyzes new markets, financing options, customer contract structures, etc.
  • Effectively manage individuals to ensure cohesive collaboration and achievement of organizational goals.

Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. 
  • Active CPA designation. 
  • At least 10 -15 years of proven experience as a Corporate Controller or in a similar financial leadership role. 
  • Experience within renewable energy sector. 
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements. 
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex financial data and provide strategic recommendations. 
  • Experience in managing external audits and ensuring compliance. 
  • Proficient in financial management software and Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • High level of integrity, attention to detail, and commitment to excellence. 

Preferred 

  • Experience with Sage 300 and adjacent platforms/API’s

Benefits

We're dedicated to fostering a welcoming and inclusive culture that prioritizes the safety and well-being of all our clean energy professionals. We embrace and learn from our diverse backgrounds, encouraging open dialogue and growth. Through resources like our active Employee Resource Groups, DEI Working Group, and comprehensive training and workshops, we're continuing to build a supportive community that celebrates the convergence of our identities.

Our priority is to ensure that every team member feels valued and supported to have a healthy balance between work life and personal life. We believe a full life outside of the office makes for a happier, healthier team. We support that by offering robust benefits such as but not limited to, the following:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, and Volunteer days
  • 401K with an employer safe harbor match
  • Special Vendor Discounts on programs for:
  • Identity theft and fraud prevention


Base Salary Range: $235,000- $250,000; Salary Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience.

We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply. If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.

Convergent is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, height, weight, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements in the country where we operate. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to talent@convergentep.com

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