Our client is a technology company that works with both renewable and conventional energy. As an energy trader, they buy and sell electricity and natural gas. They also use their market knowledge to trade financial commodities. Our client takes care of the management of renewable power around the globe so that customers can focus on their own investment and growth. They’re looking for a Staff Accountant to support their financial department by maintaining the order and integrity of their finances.

Primary Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant

  • Ensuring all business transactions are recorded by posting and processing journal entries, as well as cash and accounts payable transactions to the ledger
  • Reconciling general and subsidiary bank accounts by gathering and balancing information
  • Updating accounts payable and performing reconciliations
  • Assisting with reviewing expenses, as well as the processing of balance sheets, income statements, and other necessary financial statements
  • Assisting in external audit engagements

Main Requirements for the Staff Accountant

  • Proven experience as a junior accountant, with energy trading/product control experience as a huge plus
  • A BS/BA in accounting, finance, or a relevant field
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including advanced Excel knowledge and skills
  • A solid understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices, with previous experience in UK GAAP, IFRS, or US GAAP preferred
  • The ability to work in a lean, start-up environment with a hands-on and independent approach