Senior Accountant at Uplight

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Tendril is the leading provider of Home Energy Management (HEM) solutions to the electric and gas utility industry. If you are a Senior Accountant who is ready to join a highly innovative team whose work is revolutionizing the way consumers interact with and use energy then we need to talk. 

Description Summary

The Senior Accountant will be an integral part of the Accounting team and ensure that the month-end close process is as efficient and effective as possible.  The main emphasis for this position will be research and implementation of technical accounting topics and timely and accurate reporting of monthly financial statements, including an analytical review and summary of financial results. The Senior Accountant will be asked to help with ad hoc projects, where necessary.  This position will report to and work closely with the Assistant Controller.

What You'll Do

Technical Accounting

  • Assist with ASC 606 implementation and ongoing revenue recognition of customer contracts
  • Assist with purchase accounting that may arise from M&A activity
  • Assist with merging accounting policies of acquired companies
  • Assist with technical accounting research and memorialize in accounting position memos

 Monthly Close

  • Contribute to 5 day close
  • Mentor GL accountants through monthly process and ad hoc technical queries
  • Review journal entries for month-end closing prepared by GL accountants
  • Review and analyze monthly general ledger account reconciliations prepared by GL accountants
  • Prepare journal entries and reconciliations as needed on an ad hoc basis
  • Assist GL accountants with consolidation and financial statement preparation and review (e.g., financial reporting packages needed for delivery to leadership team and investors on a monthly basis and GAAP-compliant financial statements), specifically monthly GAAP financial statements including Cash Flow Proof

 Internal Control Preparation

  • Document and update accounting processes, including current control structure as required, especially with a forward-looking focus on eventual internal control structure implementation
  • Assist in year-end audit

 Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Support the annual budget process
  • Assist with monthly budget variance reporting
  • Analyze operating metrics and budget variance used in corporate reporting


  • Assist in financial due diligence as needed
  • Prepare and analyze ad hoc requests

What You Bring to Tendril

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience (Public Accounting experience preferred)
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and ability to take initiative to research and learn new accounting concepts
  • Strong quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Strong attention to detail and presentation aesthetics
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work largely independently when given clear direction and to plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong work ethic with a commitment to getting to the right answer via personal initiative, perseverance, and teamwork

What Makes Working at Tendril Awesome

Our people make Tendril great. We are a company of super stars working together on interesting things and achieving exceptional results. Each one of us contributes to our strong company culture, led by a visionary yet tactical management team.   Tendril offers our people the chance to grow professionally while working with colleagues they like and respect on work that stretches their brains and grows their skills. We are connected by a desire to innovate and a goal of helping the environment by changing the behaviors of energy consumers.

We love our dogs and bring them to work with us. We host family events and adult parties. We contribute to the community, we volunteer, and we mentor.  Plus, we offer a ton of great benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with a generous employer contribution;
  • An innovative and flexible paid time off policy;
  • A generous 401(k) plan;
  • A kitchen stocked with breakfast and lunch food, coffee, sodas, snacks, and adult beverages;
  • An open office environment where ideas flow among marketers and developers, product managers and support reps, who sit shoulder-to-shoulder collaborating and challenging and encouraging each other.



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2580 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

What are Uplight Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
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Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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