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Director of Accounting


POSITION:               Director of Accounting

REPORTS TO:         VP, Controller – Ironclad Energy Partners


SALARY:                  Competitive salary, including eligibility for incentive compensation based on financial performance and individual goal achievement.

SUMMARY:             The Candidate will hold an Accounting Degree with CPA and have experience in general ledger accounting, audit controls, cost accounting, and exposure to tax management. Experience in a business development/manufacturing/energy environment is a plus. This position is responsible for month-end GAAP financial statement closings including completion of related general ledger account reconciliations and preparation of journal entries, and investigating account variances.



Daily Tasks:

  1. Prepare cash reconciliations for all bank accounts, with formal bank reconciliations performed at month end
  2. Post bank transactions to GP for all locations
  3. Process accounts payable
    1. Assemble voucher packages and verify accuracy and completeness of information
    2. Code invoices
    3. Input invoices into GP
    4. Obtain approvals as necessary
    5. Maintain batch list spreadsheet
    6. Discuss issues with AP Clerk and Canal’s Plant Manager
    7. Audit expense reports

Weekly Tasks:

  1. Pay invoices
    1. Prepare list of invoices to be paid for all locations
    2. Match checks to the corresponding voucher packages and submit to check signer
    3. Make copies of all signed checks
    4. Mail checks
    5. Cancel and file paid voucher packages
    6. Apply manual payments
  2. Weekly update calls with the controllers
  3. Review Ironclad, IECM and Bucksport payroll registers and master file change reports

Monthly Tasks:

  1. Review journal entries, financial statements and reconciliations prepared by the controllers
  2. Close the books for Ironclad Energy Partners and its five subsidiaries, as well as for Bucksport Generation
    1. Prepare and post journal entries
    2. Prepare financial statements
    3. Prepare reconciliations
    4. Prepare inter-company billings
    5. Consolidate Ironclad’s financial statements
  3. Discuss construction accounts payable with NRG’s accounting staff
  4. Assist Canal’s Controller with any questions; prepare supporting schedules for journal entries; submit copies of accounts payable support
  5. Attend Canal month-end review meeting
  6. Provide information for Canal and Canal 3 use tax returns
  7. Invoice plants for expenses incurred on their behalf by Ironclad

Annual Tasks:

  1. Annual audit
    1. Respond to auditor PBC requests
    2. Answer auditor questions
    3. Review and verify information in the financial statements and notes to the financial statements for all locations
  2. Taxes
    1. Respond to PBC requests
  3. Filings
    1. Annual reports
    2. IL use tax returns
    3. LLC taxes
    4. 1096s and 1099s

As Needed:

  1. Set up accounting for acquired companies
  2. Prepare analytical schedules as requested
  3. Ensure appropriate accounting treatment of all transactions
  4. Internal controls



  • CPA certification and Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 10 years minimum accounting experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Maximo applications a plus



  • Excellent analytical, technical, and general accounting knowledge including proficiency in: general ledger, financial analysis, U.S. GAAP, and SOX controls
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail, strong decision-making skills, problem solving capabilities, extremely well-organized.
  • High level of initiative with an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to manage different tasks simultaneously and set priorities appropriately when there are multiple demands on time.
  • Willingness to accept principal responsibility for the accuracy, thoroughness, and timeliness of work.
  • Ability to manage/delegate
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to work with a team to accomplish project work and maintain


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