Accountant - Hybrid at Direct Energy

| Houston, TX
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Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for a full range of financial and operational analysis, and various other financial projects in support of the Retail Business Units. This person will also be responsible for multiple other ad hoc projects as assigned.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze monthly profitability.
  • Interface in a variety of forums to research and obtain financial information relating to variance analysis.
  • Prepare monthly accounting entries.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting documents or schedules.
  • Maintain monthly data models.
  • Analyze detail level data from the Data Warehouse.
  • Assist in the on-going development or enhancements of the current accounting and reporting functions.
  • Ensure SOX and internal controls are operating effectively, and documentation is accurate and complete

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid work schedule; a combination of working remotely from home and 3-4 days a week in the office
  • Open office environment
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance from an accredited four (4) year college or university

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of Accounting or Finance Experience
  • Previous experience in the Power Industry

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Efficient time-management to meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to identify issues and propose solutions
  • Proficient in effectively communicating to a wide range of audiences in both written and oral form.
  • Excels in quickly conceptualizing and assimilating data to make decisions and take appropriate action
  • Adapts effectively to a new and changing environments
  • Strong analytical skills and flexibility in dealing with multiple projects
  • Comfortably handles risk and uncertainty
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proficient in the operation of personal computers and windows-based software, specifically Excel. Experience in SAP and HFM would be beneficial but is not required
  • Works independently through the use of initiative and self-motivation
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment


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/Vet/Disability Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources.

Nearest Major Market: Houston
More Information on Direct Energy
Direct Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. Direct Energy was founded in 2022. It has 2900 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Remote Work Program, Paid Holidays and Paid Sick Days. To see all 40 open jobs at Direct Energy, click here.
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