Staff Accountant

Position based in San Francisco, CA

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform day-to-day general ledger accounting activities.

  • Provide backup support to the Accounts Payable Specialist in cash disbursement accounting, vendor file maintenance and weekly cash management reporting.

  • Perform accounting functions necessary to achieve an accurate and timely multi-entity month-end close.  Duties will include recording of applicable revenue, expense and balance sheet related journal entries for fixed assets, accruals, loan draw downs and debt and interest payments.

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly reconciliation of general ledger accounts and analysis of financial statements, including intercompany transaction accounting and reconciliations.

  • Prepare schedules and support documentation as required to complete loan and contract compliance filings.

  • Preparation of support schedules for, and expected regular interaction with, external auditors and tax consultants.

  • Meet internal deadlines for daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual activities.

  • Assist with special projects as requested and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business grows and changes.


Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in accounting and 2+ years of experience in accounting or finance department.

  • Experience with multi-entity organization structures (similar to real estate industry) reporting and related accounting is preferred.

  • Experience with accounting for foreign entities is preferred.

  • Experience in working in the accounting systems transition from a private to public company is a plus

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Effective team player

  • Ability to work well independently in a fast growing company

  • Excellent attention to detail to ensure accuracy, and ability to document work clearly and concisely.

  • Persistence needed in order to resolve problems effectively and efficiently with business partners.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel), with knowledge of advanced features such as pivot tables, look ups and macros. 

  • Experience with Great Plains software a plus.

  • Position located in San Francisco.


Founded in 2016, Brightmark Energy is one of the fastest growing and most innovative waste-to-energy companies in the United States. Backed by major private equity investor(s) and drawing on the substantial experience and successful track record of its executive management team in clean energy generation (over 30,000 MWs of clean energy generation completed worldwide), Brightmark Energy is on a mission to be the preeminent developer, owner and operator of waste to energy projects in the United States. Brightmark’s 5-year strategic goal is to develop and own a diverse portfolio of such generation assets that will allow the private company to go public or merge with a major industry counterparty at an equity valuation in excess of $1 billion. Brightmark Energy is selectively looking to expand its corporate team with individuals who thrive in a fast growing, team oriented, entrepreneurial business culture and who share its commitment on being the best U.S. based waste to energy provider.