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JOB OPEN: Sr. SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting Analyst

By Morgan Witt posted 05-02-2023 07:16 PM



Company: Ameresco, Inc.

Role Title: Senior SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting Analyst

Role Location: Framingham, MA (Hybrid)

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Ameresco, Inc. is a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to clients throughout North America and Europe. Our solutions range form upgrades to facility's energy infrastructure to the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants combined with tailored financial solutions. We foster an entrepreneurial, collaborative, and forward-thinking culture that thrives with innovation, diversity of thought, and inclusion. We are excited with all that the future holds for our industry, planet, and communities.


  • Play key role in the SEC reporting process, including preparing all aspects of the 10-Qs, 10-Ks, and 8-Ks, effectively utilizing Wdesk software
  • Prepare various quarter-end reports for external reporting, including the earnings per share calculation, and preparation of the consolidated cash flow statement and statement of stockholders' equity
  • Prepare and/or review schedules for earnings releases, ensuring consistency with 10-Qs and 10-Ks
  • Participate in technical accounting research regarding new pronouncements and accounting issues that impact the business, prepare technical accounting memos regarding appropriate accounting treatment and implement new accounting standards
  • Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met for relevant areas (e.g., disclosure, lease accounting, stock compensation, equity accounting and external financial and ESG reporting controls) and provide supporting documentation to internal audit regarding completion of control procedures
  • In collaboration with the Director of ESG, Reporting & Controls, continue to improve processes and procedures to streamline the financial and ESG reporting process and improve information quality
  • Communicate effectively with different teams across the organization to obtain support documents and schedules for financial reports; ensure completion of supporting documentation for footnote disclosures, periodic disclosures and audit support
  • Prepare schedules and journal entries for stock-based compensation to ensure compliance with ASC 718 and manage financial reporting for the awards using Morgan Stanley's Equity Edge Online reporting tool (formerly e*trade's)
  • Assist with the preparation of approximately 15 stand-alone annual financial statements utilizing Wdesk
  • Coordinate with external auditors and service providers to provide requested documentation regarding financial documents and accounting treatment for specific transactions
  • Perform various special projects as needed, including maintaining/creating financial reports in D365
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience with at least 3 of those years working in a Big 4 and/or mid-tier public accounting firm. Experience working in a related industry is preferred
  • CPA license at time of hire is preferred; or in process of licensing is required
  • Detailed understanding of U.S. GAAP (including ASC 842, ASC 606, ASC 718, and others) and SEC reporting regulations
  • Experience with multiple operating companies and consolidations
  • Strong technical reporting experience including experience writing technical accounting memos
  • Fully proficient with the Microsoft Office suite is required; experience with WDesk and D365 software is desirable

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Motivated, self-starter with a team player mentality
  • Ability to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills in order to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines