Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is searching for a highly-motivated, resourceful, technical thinker to join our Finance team for the role of Senior Corporate Accountant. This position will be responsible for various aspects within the group including providing timely and accurate financial information to support business decisions and SEC filings. General ledger and month end responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and variance analysis as well as assisting with internal and external financial reporting. This position will interact with all levels of Finance management. This is a hands-on position and the ability to multitask and work with others is essential. The individual must demonstrate strong analytical skills with superior attention to detail. This individual will report to the Corporate Controller.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Assist with the monthly financial close including: analysis of key accounts ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP; actual to budget results and variance analysis; and assess adequacy of reserves / accruals.
Prepare and record journal entries; ensure the accuracy of information through monthly analysis and reconciliation; and proactively identify and resolve any issues or reconciling items.
Assist with the continuing development of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control documentation and compliance.
Coordinate with the Aspen research services group for the accounting and reporting of government research contracts.
Research technical accounting issues and drive the implementation of new U.S. GAAP.
Assist in the annual financial statement audit and quarterly reviews by providing audit schedules, support and responding to inquiries.
Prepare and maintain schedules for capital and operating leases and external financings.
Participate in special projects by supporting management and the project team in various tasks.
Education and Work Experience Required:
MS or MBA in Accounting and CPA designation
Strong technical accounting knowledge and understanding of U.S. GAAP and internal controls
Experience with SEC reporting guidelines
4-5 years in public accounting or corporate environment
Expert-level Excel proficiency; Oracle experience a plus.
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to email@example.com or call (508) 466-3111 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Aspen Aerogels is a leading energy technology company providing innovative thermal management solutions to the $2.8 billion energy insulation market.
Aspen’s aerogel insulation is up to five times more effective than traditional insulation materials, while being industrially robust across a broad temperature range in a space-saving, easy-to-use form, making it the most efficient industrial insu...lation on the market. Our products are used by leading global companies in key energy market segments including Refining, Petrochemical, LNG, Power, and Subsea.