Senior Accountant

NRG Systems

Location: Hinesburg, VT

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 3 - 5 Years

The Senior Accountant will work as part of the Accounting team to ensure NRGs financial statements are accurate and prepared within 2 days of each months end. Working closely with another Senior Accountant and the Assistant Controller, this position will be responsible for designated functions and will perform the functions of the other Senior Accountant and Assistant Controller in their absence or involvement in other projects. This position is responsible for daily problem solving related to the daily accounting operations and provides transactional support to the AP position and staff accountant. This work requires a high level of attention to detail, a demonstrated ability to work well in a team and collaboratively across departments, and the ability to analyze and understand accounting systems and transactions and resolve problems. As this position is exposed to highly confidential and sensitive information, the utmost discretion is required.


This position reports to the Controller, is a member of the Accounting/Finance Department team and works in partnership with his or her team and all company departments to achieve the goals of the Accounting/Finance Department plan that are part of the Companys Strategic Plan.


  • Understand all aspects of NRGs accounting function and ERP accounting transactions
  • Maintain subledgers for assigned balance sheet accounts ensuring that they are current on at least a weekly basis and reconciled to general ledger balances
  • Follow up on subledger transactions to ensure they are resolved in a timely manner
  • Respond to transactional inquiries from across the company and provide resolution as soon as possible
  • Identify opportunities for system improvements based on transactions that do not flow smoothly through the system, propose improvements and implement approved system changes
  • Perform functions of other team members as needed such as daily inventory reconciliation, accounts receivable follow-up, recording deferred revenue
  • Responsible for timely and accurate completion of assigned ESCO annual and quarterly reporting requests
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with contacts in all departments
  • Support year end audit procedures for assigned accounts with auditors, ESCO and internal auditors
  • Assist with documenting policies and procedures
  • Assist with all aspects of company ERP system including setup of new modules, maintenance of modules, and any additional add-on software maintenance
  • Assist with all aspects of SOX control audits
  • Bachelors degree (or 3 years related experience)
  • Minimum of 4-6 years equivalent experience in the accounting field
  • High proficiency with Excel and accounting software (preferably Great Plains) with ability to create moderately complex documents required
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting a plus
  • Excellent teamwork, ability to interact well with coworkers and department managers
  • Ability to communicate effectively with an international customer base
  • Attention to detail, with proficiency and interest in problem solving in complex situations
  • Skilled at problem solving
  • Demonstrated initiative, ability to work independently
  • Experience with identifying continuous improvement opportunities



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