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AES Sr. Accountant in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Job Description

The Senior Accountant, AES Clean Energy, LLC ("CE") works in the fast-paced, high-growth renewable segment of the Company. The Senior Accountant ensures that the accounting records for AES Clean Energy, LLC. are properly maintained in accordance with US GAAP; provides for the timely and accurate recording of entries; and assists in managing the work of other employees. The Senior accountant works on financial statements for CE and various subsidiaries, including working with the auditors on the annual audits. Builds relationships with operations personnel to develop business knowledge and to be an accounting resource for issues and in support of the various accounting deliverables. Works on the general accounting close and related financial reporting submissions.


  • Records, classifies and summarizes financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Use software applications to assemble and format data and/or reports

  • Plans, organizes and prioritizes work assignments to meet required deadlines

  • Compiles, analyzes and reviews financial information in the preparation of reports

  • Develops, prepares, audits and reviews reports on a regular monthly, quarterly and/or annual basis

  • Analyzes, reconciles and evaluates the accuracy of general ledger accounting details and ensures the amounts are proper and classified correctly

  • Monitors and ensures compliance with AES policies, internal controls and corporate policies

  • Identifies problem areas, evaluates their causes and takes action to resolve the problems. Designs and implements improvement to the existing processes. Exceed the requirements of our external and internal customers

  • SAP experience

  • Preparation of Consolidated Financial statements using SAP, BW, and BPC or comparable General Ledger System

  • Intercompany Accounting and Elimination Accounting

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Show a high degree of competence, service and initiative in solving problems on your own

  • Identify and understand SEC reporting requirements. Coordinate both month-end and periodic activities


  • BS in Accounting/Finance

  • Five (5) years of recent, verifiable, and relevant accounting experience in a public accounting firm and/or publicly traded company.

  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills required.

  • Must exhibit in-depth knowledge of U.S. GAAP and be able to understand and follow SEC reporting requirements.

  • Strong research and project management skills are needed.


  • CPA preferred

  • Be able to grasp and apply technical accounting concepts and able to effectively use systems to automate processes and enhance analysis

  • Be proactive in solving problems and developing creative solutions, able to work on multiple priorities and demonstrate flexibility as priorities change, able to work effectively both as a team member and independently.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The expected salary for this position, at commencement of employment, is between $85.000 and $114.750/Annual; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

Accelerating the future of energy, together

Our people are our energy and have transformed AES into the type of energy company that the world needs today and in the future. Coming from all walks of life, our people share a passion for improving lives by advancing the energy sector through innovation, collaboration and action.

We are working in an industry that requires new thinking and ways of working together to create solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable, not just one or the other.

We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

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