Hobson Associates

Senior Accountant, Loans

Job Id: 15339
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Solar Energy
Worksite Location: Emeryville, CA
Location: Oakland, CA 94612
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Our client is a technology-driven leader of financing for the solar industry. They are mission driven and provide an inspirational and entrepreneurial environment with highly competitive salaries.  Truly a place where their employees collaborate and are passionate about making a real social impact and working towards solutions for climate change.


The Senior Accountant will fulfill an important role in a rapidly-growing, company. Reporting to the Controller, this full time position is hands-on, with a mix of accounting and operational duties.

 Primary Responsibilities

  • Own understanding of credit agreements for subsidiaries to ensure understanding of all third party relationships and required monthly transactions
  • Own loan origination, transfers, and sales process and accounting
  • Own revolver draw and pay down process and accounting
  • Own all accounting related to subsidiary waterfall calculations, including accruals
  • Own intercompany and cash transactions for subsidiaries and ensure recorded on a timely basis
  • Prepare daily and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Participate in monthly close ensuring monthly financial statements are issued on time
  • Participate in interim and year-end audit
  • Strong understanding of revenue recognition and expense accounting
  • Research, document and resolve GAAP issues impacting assigned areas of responsibility
  • Contribute to other ad hoc accounting items as required
  • Collaborate on continuous process and control improvements


  • Minimum B.S./B.A. degree in Accounting, required
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in accounting, having successfully taken on progressively challenging responsibilities and key areas of ownership
  • CPA required, public accounting experience preferred
  • Financial industry, consumer lending or specialty finance industry experience highly desired
  • Advanced excel skills required
  • Must be results-oriented with an ability to work in an extremely fast paced environment, and work well under pressure with a positive attitude
  • Must be driven to exceed expectations
  • Ability to identify problems and discrepancies, independently perform research and analysis of causes, and recommend corrective actions
  • Ability to evaluate priorities and multi-task accordingly
  • Ability to communicate clearly and precisely
  • Team player able to work with all departments and team members
  • Ability to quickly conceptualize and efficiently synthesize large amounts of data
  • Thorough and detail oriented
  • Intellectually curious mind who is eager to learn




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