Senior Accountant - Hybrid

Date:  May 25, 2023

Houston, TX, US, 77002

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.

Job Summary: 


  • This position will be responsible for the Securitization program accounting and reporting. This includes preparing both daily and monthly reporting, providing explanations for variances or unusual items, monthly accounting entries, account reconciliations and providing information for external reporting. As well as a full range of Financial and  operational analysis is support of the Retail Business units.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for running reports and gathering data for daily reporting to Treasury
  • Responsible for running reports and gathering data for monthly securitization reporting to the banks
  • Research and provide explanations for any unusual items or variances outside of tolerances.
  • Responsible for recording monthly entries and reconciling all account under the SPV
  • Responsible for coordinating annual audits and gathering data for samples and requests.
  • Responsible for providing all data and analysis for external reporting and disclosures.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly profitability for the Retail Business Units
  • Interface in a variety of forums to research and obtain financial information relating to variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly accounting entries and account reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting documents or schedules
  • Maintain monthly data models to support the Retail Business Units




Working Conditions:


  • Open office environment.
  • Hybrid work schedule, 3 days in office, 2 days remote
  • Some overtime required during the accounting close and as special projects arise.



Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor ‘s degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college or university required
  • 3-5 years of Accounting or Finance Experience
  • Previous experience in the Power Industry preferred



Preferred Qualifications:


    • Proficient in advanced Excel skills
    • Analytical skills and attention to details
    • Organized, self-starter to meet daily reporting deadlines


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, lean environment, with hands on team player approach
  • The ability to handle change and make the necessary adjustments to processes
  • Self-starter and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and follow through to resolve issues
  • Capability to deal with internal and external customers in a competent and professional manner
  • Independent thinker with the ability to analyze and evaluate revenue and accounts receivable data for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Excel 2010 Proficiency


Why NRG is a great place to work:

  • Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes
  • A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission
  • Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Benefits on the first day of employment - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc.   
  • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance
  • 401 (k) plan to help save for retirement
  • Generous PTO plan, plus 8 company holidays, and 3 floating holidays
  • Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brands


If you reside in or intend to work remotely from California, Colorado, New York or Washington State, you may contact for compensation information related to this position and other information as required by applicable law. Please include the job title in your request.





** No Outside Recruiters or Agencies **


You must reside in the United States to be eligible for this position.

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.

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