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Senior Financial Reporting Analyst

Job Title
Senior Financial Reporting Analyst
Job ID
27683528
Work Hybrid
Yes
Location
Latham,  NY 12110
Other Location
Description

Our client, an industry leading renewable energy organization is hiring for Senior Financial Reporting Analyst to join their growing team. The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst will handle a variety of primary duties including: assisting in the preparation of both internal and external reporting documents, performing work on complex accounting projects, helping to implement revised accounting standards compliant with US GAAP, and helping to prepare public financial statements to be compliant with SEC reporting guidelines. This role serves a critical function to the finance team as a subject matter expert and provides specialized knowledge of the reporting and compliance obligations affecting publicly traded companies.

 

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in gathering, analyzing and producing internal and external Plug Power financial reports in accordance with US GAAP and SEC guidelines
  • Take an active role in the monthly, quarterly and annual consolidation and closing activities.
  • Support the preparation of quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC; including Form 10Q, Form 10k, Form 11K and Form 8K
  • Assist in the preparation of Plug Power’s quarterly earnings release and associated public communications
  • Partner with external auditors and be available in support of audit requests as a subject matter expert related to Plug Power’s financial reporting
  • Maintain current knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting obligations; make recommendations for process changes as dictated by these obligations
  • Research complex accounting issues and provide guidance on accounting treatment
  • Help to prepare internal financial metrics which provide insights related to business results and can help guide strategic decision-making
  • Take a lead role in the implementation of revised accounting standards within the organization as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Education and Experience

  • BS in finance/accounting from accredited university; CPA license preferred.
  • 3+ years of related work history within a Big 4 Accounting Firm
  • Experience working in a publicly traded organization or as an audit partner to a publicly traded organization preferred
  • Strong grasp of US GAAP and SEC reporting obligations for public companies
  • Demonstrated track record of implementing enhanced accounting standards and financial reporting systems

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