Hobson Associates

Staff Accountant

Job Id: 15338
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 Staff Accountant will fulfill an important role in a rapidly-growing company. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this full time position is hands-on, with a mix of accounting and operational duties.

 Primary Responsibilities

  • Own the accounts payable process and accounting with accounting manager
  • Own credit card process and accounting with senior accountant and accounting manager
  • Own accruals, prepaid, and deposits process and accounting with accounting manager
  • Prepare daily and monthly bank reconciliations
  • Own daily commercial loan servicing
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Participate in monthly close ensuring monthly financial statements are issued on time
  • Participate in interim and year-end audit
  • Assist accounting manager and senior accountant in data analysis and research
  • Assist team in any operational items that come up on a daily basis
  • Collaborate on continuous process and control improvements
  • Contribute to other ad hoc accounting items as required



  • Minimum B.S./B.A. degree in Accounting, required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in accounting
  • Financial industry experience preferred (i.e. consumer lending, specialty financing)
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, required
  • Thorough and detail oriented
  • Must be driven to exceed expectations in a fast paced environment and maintain a positive attitude
  • 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
  • Intellectually curious mind who is eager to learn



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