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Accounting Specialist (Hybrid)

Company: Southern Energy Management
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Accounting Specialist (Hybrid)

Accounting Specialist - (Hybrid)

* Full-time, exempt position based in Raleigh, NC

* $60,000 - $70,000 yearly, based on experience

* Opportunity to work at a mission-driven certified B Corp committed to leading the change by using business as a force for good

* Impeccable opportunity for an individual with passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to excel in an outstanding environment

* Outstanding benefits package (health insurance, short-term & long-term disability, life insurance, vision, dental, 401(k), paid time off, holiday pay, and more)

* Potential for remote work for the right individual after training

Do you believe that sustainable energy is a necessary part of our future and are excited by the prospect of being part of a team dedicated to making that a reality? If so, we want to hear from you!

Southern Energy Management (SEM), a mission-driven B-Corp and leader in energy efficiency and renewable energy, is currently seeking a full-time Accounting Specialist to support our Administrative Department known as Core Services. . The Accounting Specialist position serves as a critical link within all of our business lines, and is knowledgeable about AR, AP, Job Costing, and the General Ledger. The ideal candidate for this position will be someone possessing the ability to switch from one role to another and to understand and commit to meeting multiple deadlines. We are looking for a strong team player, with excellent communication skills who is positive and enthusiastic, driven to succeed, and with a strong commitment to sustainable energy and business practices.


Accounts Payable and vendor records maintenance, including timely invoice entry and payment processing, Expense Reimbursements, COI and W9 maintenance, online payment portal management, Sales and Use tax maintenance and reporting, and annual 1099 preparation.

AR invoicing, AR collections follow up, processing and application of payments.

Manage, review and process business credit card statements;

Manage and process daily deposit of checks; applying payments and updating related software systems.

Balance sheet account reconciliations including but not limited to bank, fixed assets, depreciation, and AP related liability accounts.

Assist with overhead annual budget process

Maintain digital filing for all AR/AP records/documentation

Essential Experience, Technical Skills and Competencies

2-4 years of accounting experience, preferably working in the construction environment

Demonstrated ability to retrieve, analyze and synthesize information to create accurate reports and schedules

Strong organizational, analytical skills, high degree of focus and attention to detail

Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines and conduct work independently

Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and resourcefulness in solving problems

High proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook required


Detail and deadline-oriented: You are attentive to details, generally get it right the first time, but invite input from other staff. You are accountable.

Go getter: You are mature, supportive, and dependable, can easily shift back and forth from working autonomously to working collaboratively, and desire to undertake new and varied projects and responsibilities.

Flexible and capable: You manage changing priorities with ease and get the job done. You take projects from start to finish and anticipate changes in schedules.

Process-oriented: You are efficient with setting up and maintaining systems to create high quality work in collaboration with others.

Great communicator: You have excellent writing and proofreading skills. You demonstrate poise, diplomacy, and tact when appropriate, but have a natural tendency toward sharing joy, inspiration, excitement, and passion.

Team player: You actively support a culture where people encourage each other and work together to succeed and/or celebrate the successes of others. You ask for help when you need it and also pitch in to support others.

Has a strong understanding of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and a commitment to making our work more equitable and supporting those efforts.

This is an excellent career opportunity with outstanding growth potential for the right individual. SEM offers competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package to full-time team members including health insurance, 401(k) and more. This position is based out of Raleigh, NC.

Company Benefits

* Health, Vision, Dental, Life, and Short/Long term disability insurance

* Paid time off & holiday pay

* Matching 401(k)

* 4 hours paid time to volunteer

* Paid professional development opportunities

* Pet friendly office

How to Apply

Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person - not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you will receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.

Diversity & Inclusion

SEM values diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified people to apply. Women, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ are especially encouraged to apply for this position. SEM is a company that values the employment of local community members- seeking to bring historically disenfranchised voices to the forefront of projects in the field of energy and relating directly to climate justice.

If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us with the "Help" button in the application. We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

Salary: $60000 - $70000

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