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Senior Accountant

Position: Senior Accountant

Location: Oakland, CA



CivicSolar is the leading national solar equipment distributor in the U.S. We distribute a full range of solar equipment to over 3,500 contractors throughout the United States, Caribbean, and Latin America, enabling solar installers to easily and cost-effectively design, sell and install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.


Job Summary:

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about solar photovoltaic technology (PV) and exhibit our core values. The Senior Accountant will report to the CFO, with responsibilities as follows:



  • Lead monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes.
  • Perform month-end reconciliation analyses.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Manage income tax and sales tax processes.
  • Implement process improvements to streamline and standardize all accounting processes
  • Coordinate with other departments for seamless data management.
  • Assist CFO on wide variety of projects as needed.



  • 5+ years accounting experience with mid-sized U.S. companies
  • Technical fluency in MySQL and SalesForce, or similar
  • CPA certification or equivalent


Skills & Personal Qualities:

  • Advanced data analysis skills.
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting and internal control principles.
  • Ability to revise chart of accounts and accounting processes as needed as business evolves.
  • Ability to deliver quality work on tight deadlines without supervision.
  • Ability to negotiate terms with vendors.
  • Strong logic and proclivity toward data-based decision-making.
  • Strong organization, priority setting, and decision making skills.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive, can-do attitude.
  • Passion for solar.
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