Staff Accountant

Location: Overland Park, Kansas
ABOUT OPTERRA
The world needs energy professionals who see the big picture.  At OpTerra, we offer careers that empower dedicated individuals to work with a dynamic team across many fields – from engineering and sustainable design, to business development, financing, and marketing. If you want to be part of a large, supportive organization where your voice will be heard, join us to power a brighter energy future together.
 
OpTerra is a pioneer in advancing the sustainable energy economy, energizing opportunity and building positive impact for the communities, institutions, and businesses we serve.
 
As a subsidiary of ENGIE, the number one energy efficiency services provider in the world, OpTerra Energy Services provides a unique and extensive set of energy and sustainability management services to thousands of customers across the U.S.  We have helped our partners achieve over $2 billion in energy savings to date while delivering positive environmental and community impact in the diverse regions in which we work.

SUMMARY
 
The role of the Staff Accountant will be an integral part of the Accounting & Finance department responsible for a variety of daily and monthly responsibilities associated with month end close and the production of monthly financial statements.   The role supports the Accounting Department with AR, cash management, account reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, fixed assets, audit, and other duties as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Staff Accountant is responsible for the following:
  • Assist with month end close process. 
  • Perform account reconciliations, prepare and record journal entries.
  • Oversee prepaid accounts and other balance sheet accounts as assigned.
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Post daily cash receipts, prepare and distribute daily cash and AR Aging reports.
  • Process out of pocket employee expense reimbursements through Concur program.
  • Perform Concur maintenance including new employee setup and job number setup.
  • Oversee sales consultant agreements and maintain in system.
  • Maintain Fixed Assets module including tracking and recording of monthly depreciation. 
  • Maintain schedules necessary for multi-state property tax returns.
  • Assist with annual audit, prepare schedules and provide supporting documentation as needed.
  • Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned by management.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, US GAAP/IFRS.
  • 3-5 years accounting experience, construction accounting a plus.
  • Proficient in Excel and other MS Office programs (Word, Outlook, etc.).


SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Detail oriented with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT
  • Travel less than 10% of the time
  • Normal Office Environment and Field Environment, may be exposed to different weather elements
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
  • Frequently communicates with employees and customers

 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills requires of personnel.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position, as listed above.

OpTerra is proud to be an EEOC employer.

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