Our client is one of the largest renewable energy companies in the world. We are looking for a Lead Project Accountant. This is a full time position based in North Palm Beach, FL. Non-local candidates will be considered, but relocation assistance is not available. The successful candidate will have strong drive and a will to succeed and take ownership of assigned projects, adding value through critical thinking and strong inter-personal skills.Learn and understand the business; including market forces, key operational drivers and key accounting issues for assigned projectsExhibit a comprehensive understanding of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement of assigned projectsUnderstand the accounting impact of all relevant project documentsDevelop a thorough understanding of all journal entries affecting the assigned projectsMeet all assigned deadlines related to the accounting close and forecasting processWork closely with other accounting personnel, business managers and financial reporting team to ensure the proper accounting, consolidation and reporting of all assigned projectsEnsure compliance with current GAAP and identify and implement applicable new GAAPPrepare timely and accurate quarterly and annual financial statementsPrepare timely and accurate discrete project reporting as required by partnership and financing agreementPrepare timely and accurate management reports and support external reporting (e.g., 10K, 10Q, etc.)Ensure SOX compliance with all processes impacting the assigned projects and provide timely responses to auditor requestsPrepare monthly tax provisionsBuild and maintain a strong working relationship with the tax department to properly account for income taxes.Participate in project-level financings and other Treasury initiativesAccept and perform special projects, such as software implementation initiatives, Six Sigma projects and new GAAP implementationThe ideal candidate will possess the following performance attributes and competencies:Driven – committed to career development through personal improvementProblem solver - proactive thinker with practical solutions, analytical, and orientation to be tightly linked to business strategies and financial prioritiesProfessional skills – strong interpersonal skills, builds and nurtures cross functional teams and relationships, respects others, is tactfully assertive, has a bias for action, and follows through to completionTechnical skills – experience researching, interpreting and applying accounting rules and policiesProcess & project management – strong planning and organizational skillsIntegrity – strong ethic to comply with legal, regulatory, and company rules and policiesRequirements7+ years of Accounting experienceCPA strongly preferredPublic Accounting experience/Big 4 Accounting experience strongly preferred
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