Accountant

Number of employees

150

Lugano, Switzerland

Posted on: 2024-03-29

Category: renewables

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Energy Vault is the creator of sustainable energy storage solutions designed to accelerate the transition to a carbon free, resilient power grid and transform the world’s approach to utility-scale energy storage. Energy Vault works to combat climate change by enabling clean and reliable electricity through innovative gravity and kinetic based energy storage technologies.   Energy Vault combines innovative design, advanced materials science, and proprietary machine-vision software to orchestrate the storage and dispatch of electrical power by lifting and lowering composite bricks, made from eco-friendly materials.  Energy Vault’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in a unique approach to the circular economy which utilizes local industrial and energy waste, including remediated coal ash and recycled wind blades converted to recyclable materials, to build the system’s composite bricks. Energy Vault innovates to enable the global shift to a world powered by renewable resources.

About Energy Vault
Energy Vault® develops and deploys utility-scale energy storage solutions designed to transform the world's approach to sustainable energy storage. The Company's comprehensive offerings include proprietary gravity-based storage, battery storage, and green hydrogen energy storage technologies. Each storage solution is supported by the Company’s hardware technology-agnostic energy management system software and integration platform. Unique to the industry, Energy Vault’s innovative technology portfolio delivers customized short-and-long-duration energy storage solutions to help utilities, independent power producers, and large industrial energy users significantly reduce levelized energy costs while maintaining power reliability. Utilizing eco-friendly materials with the ability to integrate waste materials for beneficial reuse, Energy Vault’s EVx™ gravity-based energy storage technology is facilitating the shift to a circular economy while accelerating the global clean energy transition for its customers. Please visit www.energyvault.com for more information.

Our purpose: We exist to enable a sustainably energized world.
Our vision: We envision a future where nature and humankind coexist in harmony.
Our mission: We provide energy solutions to accelerate the global transition to renewable energy.
Our values: We Commit, Innovate, Connect, Deliver, and Lead.

About the role
The Accountant is an important function for Energy Vault SA, sitting at the center of the broader finance team to help the  Accounting Director gain financial visibility and insights on the business. This team overseas day to day accounting payables and general ledger activities  and works closely with the Accounting Director and other departments. 

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At Energy Vault we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. We believe inclusion creates opportunity for collaborative excellence through diversity of thought. We invite individuals of all genders, races, identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, national origins, abilities, protected veteran status, religions, educational and socioeconomic backgrounds to explore employment with our organization.

What you will do

  • Bookings AP invoices with critical sense (eg. check correctness of invoices and link with purchase order)
  • VAT reconciliation and preparation for submission
  • Support payroll check (correctness of social charges, wage taxes and insurances)
  • Support in monthly GL close, booking prepayments and accruals
  • Preparation of GL reconciliations
  • Work in cross functional capacity to provide accounting and finance support to various dept. especially Procurement.
  • Assist with external audits.
  • Continuously improve and automate reporting processes.
  • Perform ad-hoc projects and analysis.
  • Shape a culture of collaboration, innovation, constant improvement, excellence, transparency, open mindedness, humility, integrity, efficiency, joy, compassion, and fulfillment.
  • What a qualified candidate should possess

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • 2+ years of finance/accounting experience with progression.
  • Experience in Trust Company in Switzerland is desirable.
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting and G/L transactions Swiss GAAP and, preferably, USGAAP
  • Experience with Swiss local requirements (VAT, payroll, taxes).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactivity
  • Familiarity with NetSuite, Tipalti, desirable, but not required.
  • A passion for carbon neutrality by 2050.
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