Senior Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting

November 16th, 2021

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Director of Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting

Overview:

Founded in 2016, Brightmark is one of the fastest growing and most innovative waste-to-energy companies in the US, taking a holistic approach to tackling environment challenges. Backed by major private equity investor(s) and drawing on the substantial experience and successful track record of its executive management team, Brightmark is on a mission to be the preeminent developer, owner and operator of waste to energy projects in the United States.

Brightmark’s 5-year strategic goal is to develop and own a diverse portfolio of such generation assets that will allow the private company to go public or merge with a major industry counterparty at an equity valuation in excess of $1 billion.

Brightmark Energy is selectively looking to expand its team with individuals who thrive in a fast growing, team oriented, entrepreneurial business culture and who share its commitment on being the best U.S. based waste to energy provider.

Responsibilities:

This role will be responsible for financial reporting, consolidation analyses, accounting research, and other special projects working with the Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting team. The ideal candidate will have experience in researching, resolving and documenting technical accounting issues and providing guidance and support to business partners across the company. The role will work with groups throughout the organization to research and document accounting conclusions related to specific transactions and provide guidance and support to business partners.

Additionally, this position will be responsible to preparation of annual financial statements and coordination of the related financial audits.

Technical Accounting:

  • Work with commercial/origination teams to provide accounting analysis of prospective transactions
  • Accounting research and documentation for a variety of complex and non-standard acquisitions, energy contracts and other transactions.
  • Coordinate the annual financial statement audit including the preparation of the related financial statements, footnotes and coordinate the collation of supporting schedules in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Communicate with business partners across the company to ensure technical accounting issues are identified and resolved.
  • Serve as a partner and liaison with business partners within the company to promote teamwork and collaboration across the organization.
  • Work closely with general accounting team to apply technical accounting principles

Financial Reporting:

  • Assist in the preparation of the Company’s financial statements
  • Assist in the implementation of a reporting and compliance system to automate the reporting
    process
  • Ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP reporting requirements
  • Review the quarterly and annual GAAP checklist

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA certification (or equivalent)
  • 3-5+ years Big 4 public accounting experience with experience in research and technical
    accounting or a combination of public accounting and industry accounting experience
  • Strong US GAAP accounting theory, research and application skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail to ensure accuracy, and ability to document work clearly and
    concisely
  • Ability to resolve problems independently, effectively and efficiently with business partners.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel)
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver multiple, ongoing assignments on a timely basis
  • Team focus, ability to overcome obstacles to achieve goals, strong people skills

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to: financejobs@brightmark.com