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Senior Accountant (Revenue and AR)

Boston, MA, US
about 2 months ago
Full time role

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In 2009, EnergySage was founded on three key tenets of simplicity, choice and transparency. Everyday there are millions of Americans ...

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Job Description

Do well by doing good.
EnergySage is the leading online marketplace for solar and other clean energy technologies and the most-visited solar energy website in the country: Last year, 10 million people used our content and tools to research and evaluate solar, batteries, community solar and other energy products and services. Our brand is trusted by consumers, thought leaders, and the media. Check out our coverage in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and more.

We are a team of passionate, collaborative, authentic individuals who are dedicated to making renewable energy options more accessible and affordable to consumers. Headquartered in Boston, MA with teams in Serbia, we are currently 100+ employees and growing rapidly.

Our team is working in a hybrid setup from our Boston Financial District office: 3 days in office, 2 days remote.

Learn more about our company and our team: www.energysage.com/about-us/company

Senior Accountant, Revenue & AR
Reporting to the Director of Finance and Accounting, the Senior Accountant, Revenue and Accounts Receivable is a newly created role which will support our strong growth.

In this role you will be responsible for all aspects of our revenue and receivables cycle in support of our two-sided, e-commerce marketplace. You will manage and prepare financial reports to track the organization's revenue recognition, sales activity, accounts receivable health, and other related financial activities. You’ll collaborate with other accounting staff on projects to ensure scalability with the growth of the business. This is an opportunity to utilize your experience to enable the scaling of our business through process improvement and new process development. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform regular and special analysis to ensure invoice accuracy and proper revenue recognition
  • Maintain accurate revenue recognition schedules and estimates for multiple product lines
  • Make standard journal entries including revenue recognition from unbilled, deferred, and other sources
  • Ensure proper accounting in accordance with ASC606
  • Evaluate existing, and implement needed, controls
  • Collaborate to prepare monthly annotated prior period variance analysis
  • Supervise and manage Accounts Receivable Specialist 
  • Manage invoicing and receivables process for new product lines and ongoing passthrough rebate programs
  • Work with cross-functional teams (Sales, Finance, and Partnerships) on open deals, advising on non-standard terms and communicating how revenue will be invoiced and recognized
  • Verify compliance with contractual terms, fee schedules, or other formal agreements
  • Improve Accounts Receivable and Sales reporting package to identify and address trends in concentration risk and aging management across product lines
  • Resolve escalated collections issues
  • Manage partnership with external Collection’s Agency and track effectiveness
  • Maintain adequate and supportable bad debt allowance along with annual write off processing
  • Receive and record receivables payments accurately
  • Provide outside auditors with assistance during annual audit
  • Recommend and proactively drive improvements to scale revenue processes
  • Support teams evaluating sales tax compliance
  • Improve and evolve processes and procedures documentation
  • Conduct regular and special analysis and reporting
  • Perform other accounting related duties as assigned

What We Look For:

  • Demonstrated experience with ASC606, specifically estimating variable consideration
  • Demonstrated experience managing all aspects of Accounts Receivable
  • Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting tasks 
  • Understanding of, and ability to adhere to, generally accepted accounting principles
  • Comfort with establishing new guidelines and procedures
  • Highly proficient with accounting and spreadsheet software including MS Excel and Google Sheets
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Instinctively builds in functions to check own work for errors
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate, and leverage resources effectively across the organization
  • Strong aptitude for research and problem-solving
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

We are EnergySage.
As the leading online comparison-shopping marketplace for rooftop solar, energy storage, community solar, and financing, EnergySage is accelerating the adoption of clean energy by improving consumer access and affordability. Our user-friendly platform is built on the principle of consumer empowerment through unbiased information, transparency, and choice. As we grow and enter new markets, we seek team members who bring new perspectives, skills, and energy that will propel us to accomplish the challenging work we have ahead.

Our Values

  • Consumer First: Our top priority is to serve and empower consumers through transparency, equitable access to information, and personalized interactions.
  • Better Together: We recognize that we gain and give more through collaboration, partnership, and diversity of experience and perspective. We respect one another and are inspired by what we learn and achieve together.
  • Integrity: We take personal ownership and pride in doing the right thing. Our consistency, competence, and high standards earn the reputation of “trusted advisors” with all of our stakeholders.
  • Substantive Impact: We are committed to effecting and sustaining positive environmental, social, and market transformations through creativity, innovation, and persistence.
  • Iterative Excellence: Our intellectual curiosity and bias toward action drive us to continuously learn, evaluate, iterate, and improve.

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job - but we believe there's no such thing as a "perfect" candidate. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications above, we’d still love to hear from you. Tell us about the unique qualities you might bring in your cover letter.

EnergySage is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Applicants from a broad range of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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In 2009, EnergySage was founded on three key tenets of simplicity, choice and transparency. Everyday there are millions of Americans ...

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