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Ameresco Business Financial Analyst in Remote, Massachusetts

Driven by a high-caliber workforce, Ameresco is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive services include energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions throughout North America and Europe. Our renewable energy assets and customer projects have delivered a cumulative carbon offset equivalent to over 60 million metric tons of carbon dioxide since going public in 2010.

Grounded in our C.A.R.I.N.G. values (https://www.ameresco.com/company/mission-vision-and-values/)  and guided by our Environmental, Social and Governance (http://www.ameresco.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Ameresco-2020-ESG-Report-Doing-Well-by-Doing-Good.pdf) practices, we are proud of our engaging workplace with a host of competitive benefits and wellness programs. Our teams work collaboratively to deliver best-in-class solutions with a relentless focus on customer satisfaction. In pursuit of energizing a sustainable world, our people and purpose set Ameresco apart.

Help shape the future of energy by working for an award-winning team, honored to be recognized by agencies including Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation and Forbes for our company culture, industry leadership, and client projects. Ameresco is fueled by a dynamic team (https://www.ameresco.com/energy-careers-ameresco/) that embraces diversity, career development opportunities, and -- most importantly – employees driven by doing well by doing good.

Ameresco is looking for an experienced Business Financial Analyst to support a wide range of projects (construction, operations and maintenance and operating assets) for our rapidly expanding Federal business. Reporting to the Director of Business Finance, you will be responsible for a full range of accounting, financial and project analysis, and reporting, as well as providing support to various business units and corporate departments. The ideal candidate will have public company experience, a strong foundation in general ledger transacting, applying GAAP and working cross-functionally with different teams and individuals at all levels. The right candidate will be a self-starter with a disciplined approach and strong follow-through. Must be comfortable with data analysis/reporting, transaction support and a demonstrated ability to juggle competing tasks. Utilizing your excellent customer service and communication skills, you will build relationships both within and outside the department. This position requires knowledge of Federal contracting and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

Responsibilities:

Lead monthly project reviews with Project Managers, Construction Directors, and Business Unit V.P.’s to review status of individual projects;

Prepare forecasts, adjust budgets, prepare final project analysis and closeouts;

Perform detailed reviews and financial analysis of all project costs, project capitalized costs, and accruals;

Support the monthly and quarterly forecast process as well as the annual budget process;

Support ongoing accounting and audit support;

Review and determine initial project setup in system with key stakeholders;

Prepare revenue and cost adjustment entries with appropriate supporting information and work with the general accounting team to process in the correct accounting period;

Ensure accurate and timely closing deadlines are achieved and in full compliance with US GAAP;

Perform Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls procedures to help ensure accurate financial statements;

Prepare monthly package of financial results and analysis of the project portfolio and present to Management;

Interface with multiple systems including our Microsoft D365 ERP accounting system, Adaptive Insights planning system, Salesforce, Workday and other systems as required to ensure accurate documentation for organizational use and drive toward continuous process efficiency and improvement; and

Perform ad hoc projects or other duties as required.

Minimum Qualification:

BS/BA degree in business administration, accounting, finance - MBA preferred

Minimum 5 years of accounting and financial analysis experience; experience working in a publicly traded company environment preferredKnowledge of Federal Contracting and FAR

Additional Qualifications:

Solid understanding of and experience in applying generally accepted accounting principles

Exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities

Must have substantial ERP system experience (Microsoft Dynamics 365 preferred)

Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Must combine thorough attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to envision and explain the big picture

AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability.

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