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Elemental Excelerator

Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023
Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Talheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ). Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, government, and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and a Top 7 business enterprise in South Korea. Hanwha Q CELLS also acquired Geli, a leading developer of Energy Management System software for energy storage, solar, and other renewable resources.
Q CELLS is one of the largest energy solution providers by offering high-quality solar PV modules with extremely reliable and outstanding energy yields. Our mission is to provide affordable and smart energy solutions through technology and innovation to create a sustainable future for the planet. We are expanding our business by offering revolutionary energy systems to residential customers including ESS, MLPE(power optimizers, micro-inverters), EV charging solutions, and Smart IoT with world-class software solutions.
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing day-to-day accounting operations, assisting senior leadership with our financial strategy, and aligning the policies and procedures of Q CELLS’ System Business Division in San Francisco including GELI, a renowned renewable energy Software Company, Q CELLS had acquired.


  • Perform the daily operations of the accounting department including preparation of journal entries, payroll entries, and account reconciliation
  • Perform monthly closing duties assigned by the Controller, which include maintaining accrual, prepaid, and capital asset schedules
  • Perform a weekly bank reconciliation
  • Responsible for reclassing all expenses to a correct cost center on a daily basis
  • Responsible for a monthly benefit reconciliation, a semi-monthly 401k benefit liabilities reconciliation, and a quarterly Form 941 reconciliation
  • Responsible for monitoring and collecting supporting documents for all bank and credit card transactions
  • Prepare the weekly wire/ACH transfer support package for the Controller’s review
  • Prepare annual 1099 slips
  • Provide general administrative support including procurement support services
  • Provide high-quality administrative support to the Executive Leadership Team as an Executive Assistant
  • Provide back-up support for other finance team members
  • Assist Controller with all insurance renewal
  • Assist Controller with Sales and Use tax return, Property tax return, Excise tax return for multiple states
  • Assist Controller with all statutory filing requirements
  • Assist Controller with a quarterly and yearly audit PBC preparation
  • Assist Controller with quarterly and yearly tax PBC preparation
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Chief Financial Officer, and Controller


  • Bi-lingual Korean/English preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum of 7 years of professional accounting experience required
  • Strong understanding of month-end and year-end processes required
  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting preferred


  • To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental, and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbents must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Mobility
  • Standing 20% of the time
  • Sitting 70% of the time
  • Walking 10% of the time
  • Strength
  • Pulling up to 10 Pounds
  • Pushing up to 10 Pounds
  • Carrying up to 10 Pounds
  • Lifting up to 10 Pounds
  • Dexterity (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
  • Typing F
  • Handling F
  • Reaching F
  • Agility (F = Frequently, O = Occasionally, N = Never)
  • Turning F
  • Twisting F
  • Bending O
  • Crouching O
  • Balancing N
  • Climbing N
  • Crawling N
  • Kneeling N