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Accountant

Location:  Dallas, TX

Posted: February 7, 2024

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio) is one of the country’s leading developers of dairy digester projects for generating renewable vehicle fuel and electricity. Founded in 2006, CalBio works closely with local dairy farmers, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the dairy industry to develop projects and help the state reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs), protect local air and water quality, while creating local jobs and providing meaningful benefits to the dairy. In partnership with its affiliates, Midwest Bioenergy, Northwest Bioenergy, and Southwest Bioenergy, the company is undertaking the development, construction, ownership, and operation of dozens of dairy digester projects across the country.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Accountant I is responsible for the preparation and issuance of complete, reasonable, and reliable financial information. This role plays a critical part in maintaining financial accuracy, complying with regulations, and supporting the company’s financial goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Maintain the General Ledger as well as all subsidiary ledgers.
  • Prepare financial statements under US GAAP.
  • Perform Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Manage Fixed Assets records and depreciation schedules.
  • Analyze monthly Budget to Actual variances.
  • Review monthly Budget to Actual variances with Operation Managers and the Director of the unit to provide comprehensive information to VP of Accounting and Taxation and identify corrective actions.
  • Compile statistical, financial, accounting, and auditing reports related to cash receipts, expenses, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and gains and losses.
  • Participate in system implementations to ensure accounting and finance objectives are met.
  • Contribute to the annual budget preparation.
  • Maintain accounting workpapers.
  • Diagnose accounting problems and identify solutions.
  • Work directly with the Operations team to resolve issues and improve processes.
  • Prepare the required documentation for external audits, including those by banks, financial institutions, and fiscal authorities.
  • Lead and perform internal audit activities to guarantee compliance with internal controls and accuracy in accounting records.
  • Apply independent judgment and personal initiative to solve problems and recommend solutions to the accounting areas.
  • Ensure compliance with deadlines for tax returns and implement new government regulations for accounting and tax purposes.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field.
  • Preferred 1-2 years of accounting experience.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize large volumes of data and information.
  • Self-directed and able to work independently and under pressure, meeting tight deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, customer service-oriented.
  • Detail-oriented, precise, and complete in work.
  • Flexibility and a team player.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of visual attention and mental concentration during significant periods of time.
  • Reliability.
  • Knowledge of Accounting, Tax, and Insurance principles and practices.

This role offers a dynamic opportunity to work in the Renewable Energy industry and contribute to the company’s financial success.