Controller

Location: Denver, CO (HYBRID)

Join the Clean Energy Revolution!

Are you ready to shape the future of sustainable energy? PureSky Energy is uniting communities for a sustainable future, we lead the charge in providing renewable energy solutions that invigorate progress, enhance lives, and leave a legacy of environmental stewardship.

PureSky Energy (“PSE”) is a leading renewable energy company committed to driving the transition to clean and sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in developing, constructing, and operating renewable energy projects across the United States. With a focus on innovation and a dedication to environmental stewardship, we are at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution.

Our core values include each of the following which we live and breathe daily:
Respect | The planet, our communities and each other.
Integrity | Accountability in doing the right thing.
Sustainability | Ethically carving new paths towards a better future.
Energized | The industry and our team have an exciting runway for growth, and we are just getting started

Position Overview:

PureSky Energy (formerly Amp US) is a leading developer, owner and operator of US community solar and storage projects with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. With our community solar projects, we have helped over 2,000 customers switch to clean energy and save more than $1.3 million in annual electricity bills. We are making the benefits of community solar available to all, while supporting the transition to clean energy. Join us as we continue our success as a new, fast-paced and growing organization.

What we’re looking for:

The Controller will lead a team of up to 20 professionals providing leadership, management, and oversight for each of the following areas:

Financial Accounting and Reporting:

  • Preparation of accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with IFRS and GAAP.
  • Maintenance of comprehensive financial records and supporting documentation.
  • Timely and accurate variance analysis to provide insights into financial performance.
  • Preparation and journal entry postings for various transactions, including payments, accruals, prepayments, and adjustments.
  • Ensuring thorough and appropriate reviews of supporting documentation, contracts, and financing agreements to ensure accuracy and proper authorizations.
  • Prepare/review accounting memos regarding capital raises, leases, tax equity and acquisitions.
  • Monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts, including bank accounts, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
  • Timely month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes, ensuring all reporting deadlines are met.

Financial Analysis:

  • Performance of in-depth analysis of financial data to support business objectives.

  • Provide actionable insights to drive cost efficiencies and revenue growth.

Systems, Compliance and Controls:

  • Led the identification, design, and implementation of process improvement opportunities, including internal controls with respect to financial policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Maintain and evaluate internal controls, including development and on-going management of all accounting policies to ensure appropriate design and operation to safeguard company assets and ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Coordinate audits and liaise with external auditors.

  • Optimize use of NetSuite (including Financial Reporting, Balance Sheet Reconciliation, and other tools) to support accounting teams and on-going continuous improvement.

Team Leadership and Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Develop, lead, mentor and motivate the accounting and financial reporting team members.
  • Collaborate with key senior leaders, operational teams, and functional departments to align financial goals with business objectives.
  • Partner with leaders and stakeholders across the business to optimize resource allocation and optimize reporting and transaction workflow.
  • Support strategic initiatives and provide financial guidance for new ventures, including new projects, financing transactions and M&A.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA required.
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in accounting and financial management, preferably in energy/utilities, nature resources, infrastructure, or real estate.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial analysis, and IFRS reporting standards.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling and analysis tools; advanced Excel skills required.
  • Experience with ERP systems and financial software; strong knowledge and proficiency of NetSuite.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across functions.
  • Detail-oriented with a strategic mindset and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills, ability to adapt to multiple demands, set priorities and achieve results on a timely basis. 
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and delivering results in a dynamic environment.

Salary:

Salary: $165,000 - $185,000 USD

Bonus Opportunity: 30% of annual salary

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, including generous company provided premium support
  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks to start
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • $100 pre-tax wellness benefit

Equal Opportunity Employer:

At PureSky Energy, we know that fostering an inclusive workplace, which values diversity, inclusion, and belonging is paramount to our success. To fulfill our mission, we need people who come from all backgrounds and walks of life, who bring diverse perspectives with wide-ranging experiences, and who share in our common passion to drive innovation and change the global energy landscape.

PureSky Energy proudly embraces the principles of equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to providing opportunities for all employees and candidates. We ensure that all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental, pregnancy, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status protected by applicable law.

PureSky Energy is committed to making our application and interview process accessible to everyone, and we encourage applications from people with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation at any stage, please contact us at careers@pureskyenergy.com. In your application, we welcome you to specify your preferred pronouns (e.g. she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.).

Join us in our mission in uniting communities for a sustainable future. We lead the charge in providing renewable energy solutions that invigorate progress, enhance lives, and will leave a legacy of environmental stewardship. Together, we can create a cleaner, brighter future for generations to come.

Applications will be assessed as received and the position filled once a suitable candidate has been identified. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.