Senior Staff Accountant
Posted on 3/8/2023
Houston, TX, USA
Experience Level
  • 6+ years of professional experience in accounting roles
  • Extensive experience in electricity or commodity industry
  • Hands on experience with accounting matters (e.g. revenue recognition and financial closing)
  • A track record of simplification and standardization
  • An understanding of accounting excellence and how accounting adds value
  • Successful at training and coaching team members and leading change
  • Previous experience coordinating across corporate functions
  • Maintaining an honest and ethical tone-from-the-top
  • Desire to advance cheaper and greener electricity
  • The ability to come into the downtown Houston office a few days a week (this is a hybrid role)
  • CPA
  • US GAAP to IFRS translation experience
  • History of working with decentralized organizations
  • Understanding of accounting requirements for software businesses
  • Transfer tax and inter company loan experience
  • Monthly management reporting; this includes the preparing and reviewing balance sheet reconciliations, preparing accruals, etc
  • Analyze monthly results for senior management and be able to explain any unexpected results
  • Assist with the preparation of consolidated reporting for Group and external party submissions to tight deadlines
  • Assisting department heads with day to day finance management of the business
  • Ensuring that reporting is compliant with all relevant accounting standards and keeping up to date with new reporting standards that may impact the company
  • Reviewing finance processes in each entity to ensure that improvements are made continuously to help the businesses run more efficiently
  • Preparation of year end financial statements
  • Managing creditor and debtor ledgers and dealing with any questions regarding payments or receipts
  • Accounts Payable
  • Preparation and filing of tax reporting
Octopus Energy

501-1,000 employees

Cloud-based renewable energy service
Company Overview
Octopus Energy is on a mission to transform energy globally, faster and cheaper than anyone imagined. They are are relentless in driving the smart grid technologies that'll deliver cheaper green electricity to fuel our homes, businesses, cars and heating.