Accountant Senior

Requisition ID:  16030

Houston, US, 77056

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy to preserve the world’s natural resources. We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality.


Join the team and be a part of our shared vision for a renewable energy future. The fast-growing Thermal and Storage business is searching for a Senior Accountant to be an integral, hands-on team member collaborating with developers, project managers, and internal departments throughout the full project life-cycle. This individual is responsible for timely and accurate general ledger accounting and financial reporting and will provide essential accounting support to project teams and senior management. 


This position will sit in Houston, TX, or REMOTE / GBS Accounting and Reports to Accounting Manager. 



What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for all transactions, accounting records, and financial reporting, for multiple entities. Will develop a working knowledge of each entity’s business operations and act as the primary Accounting Department contact 

  • Perform monthly and annual closing processes for assigned entities, including journal entries, account reconciliations, variance analysis, and IFRS reporting requirements to ENGIE parent company

  • Prepare and deliver external partnership reporting.  Includes GAAP financial statements, budget to actual analysis, and other reporting as requested by the partner

  • Work with asset management teams to ensure all project finances are accurately reflected and reconciled

  • Will establish and lead recurring meetings to discuss project status, review outstanding receivables and commitments, and cash flow position

  • Ensure customer billings and expenses for O&M projects are processed and recorded timely each month 

  • Interface with external auditors and preparation of financial schedules and required requests  

  • Meet with Treasury on cash management, debt payments, partnership distributions and ad hoc requests.  Responsible for providing Treasury with cash projections  

  • Develop processes, drive continuous improvement, coordinate requirements upstream and downstream in the organization

  • Perform ad-hoc projects as needed, including those which may involve complex or advanced accounting concepts

  • Comply with all ENGIE NA policies and procedures

  • Carries out other duties as assigned


  What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • A minimum of five (5)+ years' relevant experience required  

  • CPA or progress towards, preferred

  • Accounting experience with partnerships and consolidations is a plus

  • Experience with SAP a plus

  • Strong accounting and financial reporting skills

  • Expertise in use of Microsoft Excel

  • Tools used for the job primarily include Microsoft Office, SAP, Cartesis 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external parties 

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Deadline driven and ability to plan ahead to ensure smooth close processes

  • Strong-interpersonal skills and self-motivated

  • Work in time sensitive environment; may be outside of usual US business hours 



Additional Information/Conditions:

  •  Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use company issued computer
  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions
  • This position is eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities




ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.



  • Salary Range: $72,300- $100,000 annually
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus and incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.


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Business Unit:  GBS
Division:  GBS - International
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Houston