Aligned Climate Capital LLC (Aligned) is an investment advisor focused exclusively on sustainable real assets. Aligned is a dynamic and mission-driven company at the forefront of climate finance. It is seeking candidates who are self-motivated, innovative, and committed to using financial tools to address climate change.
This position will have key responsibilities in two areas: (1) regular accounting operations, including the bookkeeping, accounting, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions for Aligned and its 12 affiliated companies; and (2) asset management for Aligned’s approximately 25 megawatt (MW) portfolio of distributed solar power generation facilities, including managing monthly system reporting, managing third-party operations and maintenance providers, monetization of renewable energy certificates (RECs), and accounts payable and receivable.
Duties and Responsibilities_________________________________________
The Controller will have the following duties and responsibilities, and has opportunities for growth and advancement:
Maintain internal books of account for all Aligned entities;
Manage cash for all entities, including setting up A/P for payment, and monitoring A/R;
Prepare monthly trial balances and other financial reports for management;
Manage annual tax and financial accounting reporting cycle with outside accountants and auditors.
Monitor generation of solar assets on a monthly basis, and report to Aligned Solar Partners team and management;
Manage third party operation and maintenance (O&M) contractors;
Manage marketing and sale of Renewable Energy Credits in coordination with Aligned’s broker;
Cash budgeting for Aligned entities that own solar assets;
Implement asset management protocols and best practices; and
Support Aligned’s senior management (Managing Director and General Counsel) in structuring and servicing debt for solar assets (construction and permanent).
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field.
Seven to Ten years of experience in accounting. Experience in asset management desirable but not required.
Proven analytical skill. Financial modeling skill desirable but not required.
Experience with management of service contracts, insurance, portfolio performance monitoring.
Proven ability to present information for expert and non-expert audiences.
Experience in renewable energy, energy, or real estate is desirable but not required.
About Aligned Climate Capital
Aligned Climate Capital LLC (Aligned) is a Registered Investment Advisor focused exclusively on climate infrastructure and other sustainable real assets. Aligned is a dynamic and mission-driven company at the forefront of climate finance committed to accelerating investment in climate change solutions through compelling institutional investment products.