Accounting Manager

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Austin, TX, US, 78729

Company: NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.


  • Assists Controller with Month End Financial Close.
  • Prepares and processes Journal Entries, account analysis.   
  • Prepares month end financial package
  • Reviews open WIP material and labor overages and discrepancies, makes corrections, adjusts budgets, problem solves and puts in place corrective actions as determined.
  • WIP Closed Job process.  Select jobs to close.  Reviews closed report for discrepancies, resolves and make entries.  Run final reports and send in to closing for jobs to be inactivated. 
  • Prepares and processes monthly cycle count for major equipment, random, and copper.  Coordinates with teams counting and audit.  Researchs discrepancies, problem solves and put in place corrective actions as determined.
  • Oversees and processes van inventory cycle counts, problem solves and put in place corrective actions as determined. 
  • Assists with quarterly physical inventory including count audits, paperwork cut offs, etc.
  • Liaison with HR and assists locally with HR related issues.  Communicates employee job changes to HR weekly.
  • Reviews and approves weekly payroll. Coordinates with payroll on employee leave requests and payroll timecard questions, etc.  
  • Reviews and approves AP payments when Controller is unavailable.
  • Provides daily sales reports to management.  Creates and review overtime reports, training and warranty labor costs, contacts supervisors to resolve issues.    
  • Assists in overseeing the operations of the accounting/administrative department. Work with accounting/administrative personnel to give direction on processes and answer questions.
  • Assists Controller with yearly budget forecast – Account analysis.
  • Assistance as needed with AP or AR projects.  
  • Look for ways to streamline processes to reduce overhead.  
  • Other dutites as assigned


Required Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills and able to work with employees at all levels within the organization
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within a team


Required Experience

  • 5 yrs + prior progressive experience in accounting
  • Working knowledge of accounting and cost analysis
  • Prior experience with inventory controls
  • 5 yrs + of management experience
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Strong skills with accounting software, experience with Microsoft Dynamics a plus
  • Accounting experience from the construction industry preferred



  • HS Diploma/GED required
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • Experience may be substituted for education


Office Environment

  • Typical open office enrvironment



NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Austin