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NAES Corporation Project Controller in Syracuse, New York

  • Accounting & Finance * PROJE03187 Full-Time Syracuse Syracuse, NY, USA ### Description About PurEnergy is a veteran asset management firm with 20+ years’ experience managing and enhancing power generation, transmission and other infrastructure projects. We provide a full suite of asset management and financial services on behalf of owners, lenders and other critical stakeholders. Our company is composed of energy industry experts—seasoned individuals with a wealth of experience across all relevant technologies and disciplines, including engineering, finance, management and operations & maintenance. PurEnergy is a subsidiary of NAES Corporation. General Summary The Project Controller position is responsible for accurate accounting in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as contract compliance for assigned Client Projects. Working Relationships: *Controller, PE Management Services *Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * * Responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial record keeping for assigned Client Projects, including: * Compiling and analyzing financial information including budget variances. * Preparing GAAP financial statements, monthly, quarterly and annually, including consolidated statements, where applicable. Possible IFRS financial statement presentation. * Prepare audited financials for review by owners and independent accountants. * Meeting financial reporting deadlines. * Preparing monthly cash and GAAP forecasts. * Preparing balance sheet reconciliations. * Assist in the preparation of annual budgets. * Assist in the preparation of owner’s board packages for their presentation. * Support owners in refinancing, obtaining new debt or financing vehicles (letter of credit), * Perform cash management duties including cash waterfalls, while overseeing accounts payable transactions including preparing accounts payable checks for processing. * Maintaining standardized workpapers for all balance sheet accounts and some income statement accounts, including but not limited to fixed asset records and depreciation. * Obtaining an understanding of derivative accounting, where applicable. Derivatives may include Interest Rate Swaps, Energy puts/calls, foreign currency transactions. * Preparing journal entries. * Monitoring the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures. * Responsible for assigned Project Contract compliance * Read and understand related contracts. * Ensure compliance and correlation to monthly financials. * Ensure compliance with all the respective debt documents if applicable, including loan covenant reviews and preparation of officer’s certificates. * Upload compliance deadlines and responsibilities into DocMinder The Project Controller is responsible to interact professionally with Owners, Investors, and Operators; Outside CPAs in preparing the year-end Financial Statements, audits, tax preparation, and special accounting issues; Banking institutions and other third-party consultants. (Lawyers, Hedge experts, etc); Company’s officers, asset managers, managers and administrative staff. *Job Qualifications: * * Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and at least 3 to 5 years experience in public accounting or related industry experience. * Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred. * Must exhibit strong communication skills. * Time management, organizational abilities, and multi-tasking are essential to meet deadlines as project controllers are expected to handle 2-5 companies simultaneously * Computer experience, including knowledge of accounting software (experience with Great Plains a plus), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point. * Strong decision-making skills and be detailed oriented. * Strong organization, record keeping and time management skills. * Must be self motivated and able to perform most tasks with little or no supervision and in team environments. * Experience in a professional business environment. *Working Conditions: * * Close mental and visual application needed to perform work dealing primarily with preparing and analyzing data and figures, accounting, using a computer terminal and extensive reading. * Work is performed in an office setting where there is no exposure to adverse environmental conditions. * Ability to speak, hear, and perform repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. * Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects; climb stairs. *Perks * A Great Team! * Collaborative Environment * Medical, dental, vision benefits * 401 (k) * Paid Holidays Note: The statements contained in this job description are not necessarily all-inclusive; additional duties may be assigned, and requirements may vary from time to time. NO AGENCY PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select the individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law. ## Qualifications ### Skills Preferred Accounting Intermediate Forecasting Intermediate GL Account Reconciliation Intermediate MS Office Suite Intermediate Verbal and Written Communications Advanced ### Behavior Preferred Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Functional Expert:Considered a thought leader on a subject Team Player:Works well as a member of a group ### Education Preferred Bachelors or better in Accounting or related field. ### Experience Preferred 3-5 years:Accounting ### Licenses & Certifications Preferred CPA Cert Public Acct Posted: April 8, 2021
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