Accounting Manager

Full Time • Posted May 8

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Company Description

DC Systems is a leading developer of Smart Grid software for utilities, grid operators, large energy users, and power generators. Founded in 1990, the company has pioneered solutions that provide powerful architectural advantages by combining distributed intelligence with centralized data management. Customers worldwide use the DC Systems RT Smart Grid Platform to put intelligence where it is needed—in hundreds of locations such as substations, control centers, and power generation sites—while centralizing configuration, administration, and monitoring at the enterprise level. DC Systems’ advanced solutions enable utilities and generators to achieve better operational efficiencies, reduce operating costs, and provide higher levels of reliability and service to their customers.

Job Description

Job Summary

The Accounting Manager | Office Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer and manage the day to day accounting and operational functions, and administrative, including certain HR matters. The individual will also interact closely with other departments including, sales, operations, legal, tax, and HR.






Essential job functions

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including, month and end-year process, accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, expense reimbursements, general ledger, payroll and utilities, treasury, budgeting, cash forecasting, revenue and expenditure variance analysis, capital expenditures and assets reconciliations, check runs, fixed asset activity
  • Oversees the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting to senior management as well as to corporate directors
  • Lead, manage and present weekly operating status reports as well as monthly operational management reports
  • Help develop and maintain financial models for purposes of planning, budgeting, and project/partner development
  • Work closely with the Project Finance team on revenue recognition and modeling assumptions
  • Review working capital and cash flow requirements on a regular basis
  • Manage and oversee other various office and administrative functions


Minimum requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in the accounting or finance required; MBA or CPA is a plus
  • Minimum five years of accounting, analysis, budgeting, planning and financial reporting experience is required
  • Successful, significant experience as an accounting or finance manager in a growing dynamic company, preferably in an international or start-up environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting principles, GAAP, forecasting models, cost accounting. Knowledge of revenue recognition principals
  • Strong attention to detail is an absolute must
  • Project finance or tax equity background and experience would be desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office
  • Expert knowledge (not just advanced – should be able to write macros) and working experience with MS Excel required
  • Strong analytical and organization skills

We are located in Redwood City, CA and offer competitive salaries, full health, dental and vision plans, flexible hours and generous PTO, and an opportunity to share in the success you create through profit sharing and a 401K retirement plan.

Email us your resume at [email protected] 


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 to $90,000.00 /year


  • Accounting: 3 years (Required)


  • Master's (Required)

Job Location:

  • Redwood City, CA 94063 (Preferred)

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