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SEC Financial Reporting Analyst

Company: Plug Power Inc.
Location: Latham
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

SEC Financial Reporting Analyst

Status: Exempt (salaried)

Department: Finance

Position Summary

The SEC Financial Reporting Analyst handles a variety of primary duties including: assisting in the preparation of both internal and external reporting documents, performing accounting research and documentation on complex transaction, helping to implement revised accounting standards compliant with US GAAP, accounting for specific areas, assistance with SOX compliance, and helping to prepare public financial statements to be compliant with SEC reporting guidelines. This role must be occupied by someone who is comfortable with a fast pace work environment and diverse work assignments.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in gathering, analyzing and producing internal and external Plug Power financial reports in accordance with US GAAP and SEC guidelines
  • Plays an active role in the monthly, quarterly and annual consolidation and closing activities
  • Supports the preparation of quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC; including Form 10Q and Form 10k
  • Assists in the preparation of Plug Power's quarterly earnings release and associated public communications
  • Partners with external auditors and supports audit requests as a subject matter expert related to Plug Power's financial reporting
  • Maintains current knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting obligations; make recommendations for process changes as dictated by these obligations
  • Assists in preparing internal financial metrics which provide insights related to business results
  • Supports the implementation of revised accounting standards within the organization as needed
  • Represent Plug Power in a professional manner at all times and in all interactions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • BS in finance/accounting from accredited university; CPA license preferred
  • 2+ years of related financial reporting/public accounting; preferred to have Big 4 Accounting Firm experience
  • Experience working in a publicly traded organization or as an auditor of a publicly traded organization preferred
  • Strong grasp of US GAAP and SEC reporting obligations for public companies
  • Demonstrated track record of implementing enhanced accounting standards and financial reporting systems
  • Computer and software systems skills as applicable to position including but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Uncompromising dedication to quality
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively
  • Excellent follow-through
  • Must be driven and self-motivated
  • Teamwork oriented and focused

Plug Power, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Keywords: Plug Power Inc., Decatur , SEC Financial Reporting Analyst, Other , Latham, Illinois

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