Staff Accountant

| Greater Denver Area
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The Position Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. Working with over 90 of the world's leading electric and gas utilities, Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight delivers personalized experiences that customers have now come to expect-improving satisfaction, increasing revenue, reducing the cost to serve, and contributing to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.
We are seeking a sharp, detail-oriented Staff Accountant t o join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.
What you get to do:
  • Heavily involved in Accounts Receivable function. Duties will entail reviewing customer contracts, creating billing schedules and executing monthly invoices.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers regarding customer invoicing and payments.
  • Use strong Excel skills to create assigned journal entries in NetSuite and ensure adherence to the monthly close calendar.
  • Ensure marketplace transactions are recorded and flowing properly into NetSuite Assist with allocations and other backup functions to the General Ledger team.
  • Maintain various account reconciliations to ensure accuracy and consistency of assigned general ledgers accounts.
  • Document current processes as needed and provide suggestions for process improvement.
  • Work cross-functionally to reconcile between systems.
  • Assist accounting team with various projects and other duties.

Skills and experience are necessary, but we hire on value alignment first, so if you feel you would be a good fit with us, still consider applying.
What you will contribute:
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing requirements to meet internal and external customer needs.
  • Ability to work on non-standardized projects or functions.
  • Drive to learn new processes and take ownership.
  • Strong sense of customer service and professionalism.

What you bring to Uplight:
  • 2+ years Accounting experience, including reconciliations, journal entries and variance analysis.
  • 2+ years Accounts Receivable experience.
  • Excel skills - intermediate.
  • NetSuite or other large ERP experience.
  • Contract review experience.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get into details and take ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Strong cross-team collaboration skills and aptitude.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and solid interpersonal and communication skills Desire and mindset for continuous improvement.

Bonus Points:
  • Experience working with Advanced Revenue Module in Netsuite.
  • Experience working with utility companies or energy companies.

What makes working at Uplight amazing:
In addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:
  • Proud to be over 500+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a more sustainable planet.
  • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities.
  • Focused on career growth by following defined career ladders.
  • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and....we love to laugh!

We also provide:
  • 401k Match
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Peer to peer recognition program
  • Management by objectives bonus plan
  • Innovative flexible time off policy
  • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once we reopen them)

Salary Range: $55,000 to $65,000
In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.
Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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Location

2580 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

What are Uplight Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
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)
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
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Beer on Tap
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
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Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
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Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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Promote from within
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