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Corporate Staff Accountant

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Washington DC


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Published Date

Mar 20, 2023

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Sol Systems is seeking a Staff Accountant, to join our team at Sol Systems. If you are an energetic self-starter who is looking to grow quickly, taking on more responsibility as you improve your accounting and business skills, consider joining the Sol Systems team. In this role, you will work closely with Sol Systems’ Director of Accounting to support our accounting, tax, and financial reporting functions.


Sol Systems is a leading solar energy firm based in Washington, DC, dedicated to building a more sustainable future. Founded in 2008, the company deploys renewable energy infrastructure across the United States, with a specific focus on ensuring that these projects have a positive economic impact on the communities in which they operate. The company has financed or developed over $2 billion of solar energy assets to date. We work with some of the largest corporations in the world to achieve a carbon-free and sustainable future. Sol has been founder-lead throughout its 15 years of operations, and is backed by KKR, one of the largest private equity firms in the world.


The Staff Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Managing a variety of workflows and processes for multiple Sol Systems and SREC Funds entities, including:Preparing journal entries and updating workbooks for monthly, quarterly, and annual close
    Completing account reconciliations, financial statements, and other analyses to support our monthly close, consolidation and external reporting requirements.
  • Working closely with the SREC Asset Management team to initiate, track, and reconcile payments to our aggregation customers.
  • Managing the reconciliation and settlement of intercompany balances between multiple affiliates and related parties
  • Assisting in the accounting and reporting research to analyze significant and/or complex non-recurring transactions.
  • Assisting the Manager of Accounting in recording Revenue and COGS for our Environmental Commodities Management activity.
  • Innovating to create process efficiencies and optimize our use of available systems and technologies.
  • Assisting with development, refinement, implementation, and documentation of accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls related to the corporate accounting, reporting, and tax function.
  • Support and/or lead periodic special projects.
  • You will also have the chance to work in other areas that you or we identify as important for building the team and our business.

A successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Highly energetic and willing to learn new tasks quickly
  • Hard-working and able to prioritize a large task load in a fast-paced environment
  • Deadline oriented
  • Self-Starter, hands-on, with careful attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient with Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or MS in Accounting
  • 2+ years of experience as a staff or public accountant is required

Location & Hours: This position will be based in our Washington DC office. This position is full-time with a required 2 days a week in the office.


Commitment & Compensation: Compensation will be commensurate with experience. In addition, Sol Systems provides health insurance, retirement benefits, partial fitness reimbursement, transportation benefits, education benefits, paid vacation, sick and federal holidays, plus the opportunity to work in a unique and dynamic environment.


To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements.


Deadline: We hope to hire for this position immediately and will review applicants on a rolling basis.


Sol Systems is an equal-opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based on gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, creed, or other trait. Sol Systems supports and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

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