Accounting Associate (Entry Level) - EmPower Solar
Long Island | New York City

Accounting Associate (Entry Level)

WORK FOR THE MOST ADVANCED + REPUTABLE SOLAR COMPANY IN NYS

EmPower Solar develops, engineers, installs, and services solar and battery systems for residential and commercial clients. Since 2003, EmPower Solar has expanded exponentially in both volume and expertise, leading the NY Metro market in both residential and commercial solar development and installation. Company leadership plays a vital role throughout the state shaping policy on everything from solar + storage business models to highly technical interconnection issues.

Our mission is to empower clients with high performance solar power and battery systems. Our vision is to create a new energy paradigm powered by clean, renewable energy for a more prosperous, healthy, and civil world. Our approach to business is driven by our desire to deliver the highest quality work and is guided by our core values.

EmPower Solar seeks an experienced, personable, motivated and organized individual to perform duties as an Entry-Level Accounting Associate to support and grow the company.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Entry-Level Accounting Associate will be working full-time within the accounting department. They will be assisting with daily accounting tasks involving accounts receivable, accounts payable, reconciliations, and light journal entries. This is a great opportunity to gain financial experience in Accounting.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Verify, process, and record client payments into systems.
  2. Review client financing for accuracy, and resolve discrepancies.
  3. Accurately file vendor invoices, tag costs to jobs/projects, and update vendor information.
  4. Respond to Vendor Inquiries in a prompt manner.
  5. Prepare AR/AP reports.
  6. Support with Month-end/Year-end Closing procedures.
  7. Reconcile Bank and Credit Card Statements.
  8. Ad Hoc financial reports, projects, and schedules.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills.  Effective communication and interpersonal skills; expected to work with other departments to gather necessary information. Strong Microsoft Excel skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates / Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related discipline.
  • Experience working in QuickBooks.
  • Experience using the Salesforce.com platform.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in working with Excel and Google Suite.

HOURS, COMPENSATION + BENEFITS

This is a full-time position. Candidate must be willing to commit to extra hours when necessary for important events and complete time-sensitive tasks. The typical day is 8-9 work hours with a break for lunch, starting at 9 AM. 

Employee shall be hourly and receive a compensation range of $20-$22 an hour, which shall commensurate with experience.  Salary will be increased with time in service and strong performance.  

WHAT WE OFFER

The company culture is defined by the EmPowering Way, which results in consistent 5-star customer service reviews. The company is now leveraging its extensive expertise to drive new growth by delivering significantly more value to its customers. EmPower’s purpose-driven culture paired with our deep expertise and capabilities position our employees to success professionally and thrive personally.  

APPLICATION

For further consideration, please complete an employment application found here.

EmPower Solar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Additional information is available at www.empower-solar.com.

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