NEC Energy Solutions, Inc. - Westborough, MA

30+ days agoFull-time

About NEC Energy Solutions

NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES) designs, manufactures, and integrates smart energy storage solutions for the electric grid and applications with critical power needs. Its megawatt-scale energy storage and control systems provide greater stability to the grid while maximizing renewable generation. In telecom, datacenter, and other industrial applications, its high performance lithium-ion battery systems provide better value than traditional lead-acid batteries in tough, critical power applications.

NEC ES is widely recognized as a pioneer and leader in the market for utility scale energy storage. NEC ES has extensive experience installing and commissioning commercial grid energy storage solutions with power ratings ranging from 50 kW to more than 50 MW at numerous sites around the world. Our GSS® grid energy storage platform has been deployed in commercial revenue service since 2008, with over 250 MW installed, under construction, or in late stages of development. GSS® systems are serving applications globally that include peak shaving, renewable integration (ramp management), frequency response, frequency regulation and voltage regulation.


Position Overview As the Controller, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will lead the accounting and financial operations of the company. In addition to the primary responsibilities noted below, the Controller will be relied upon to help design, improve and implement best business practices as the business continues to grow and becomes increasingly more complex.

Primary Responsibilities

Lead accounting staff; identify areas of need and continuously evaluate the needs of the company
Oversee month-end close activities including generating financial statements and management reports
Manage year-end and internal audits
Participate in business integration planning and execution
Support various tax and regulatory reporting and filing requirements
Reconciling, analyzing and ensuring the integrity of general ledger accounts and information
Maintain a documented system of financial policies and procedures and communicate and manage organization on fiscal policies and procedures
Maintain compliance with US GAAP and IFRS, as well as applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial reporting
Evaluate profit and cost efficiencies, identify opportunities for improvement
Develop, maintain and distribute as-hoc reports and financial analysis as needed

Other projects as assigned

Specific Skills/Abilities

Experience with ERP systems, knowledge of Oracle a plus
Substantial project and construction accounting (POC) experience
Significant experience working in a global environment, with reporting requirements to parent company
Experience managing and accounting for foreign exchange
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Highly detail oriented and organized
Ability to meet assigned deadlines
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results

Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting or Finance
CPA highly desirable
Experience managing small accounting staff in a $100M+ organization
Strong understanding of US GAAP & IFRS
10+ years in a similar Controller role