Sr. Revenue Accountant at ESS
Wilsonville, OR, US

Note: ESS is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our employees and community therefore we require COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. Medical and religious exemptions may apply. 


Catalyzing the future.

ESS is a globally recognized leader in sustainable energy storage and is consistently identified as one of the most innovative and exciting technology players in energy storage. Trading on the NYSE (GWH), ESS is poised to be one of the fastest growing energy technology companies in the world, with projects already across 4 continents. The ESS vision is about enabling the decarbonization of the grid by enabling us to achieve up to 100% of our electricity from clean, sustainable renewable energy.

These are ambitious goals, and we are pursuing them with passion. At ESS, we are leading the energy transition, creating the sustainable energy solutions of the future to help individuals, businesses and communities change energy into lasting value.

We are looking for a Senior Revenue Account responsible for reviewing and evaluating sales contracts for appropriate revenue recognition treatment as well as helping to design, create, execute, and analyze how ESS accounts for revenue as we continue to grow and expand our business.

What you’ll do at ESS.

  • Review, analyze, and interpret sales contracts to ensure revenue transactions are accurately recorded in accordance with US GAAP (ASC 606)
  • Proactively assess areas of revenue risk and manage appropriately
  • Interface with Sales regarding contract specifics and resolving potential revenue issues as they arise
  • Perform monthly revenue accounting close responsibilities, including but not limited to: GAAP revenue analysis, deferred revenue analysis, journal entries, reconciliations, and close packages
  • Enhance and document policies, procedures, and controls
  • Build and manage strong business partnerships with key sales, finance, and operations leaders to help drive key company initiatives and improvements
  • Prepare audit schedules and assist with the external audit process as well as assist in performing internal control procedures to ensure SOX compliance
  • Develop best practices in go forward accounting systems, processes, and procedures as it relates to revenue recognition
  • Assist in special projects and other duties as appropriate.

What you bring to the table

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with 3+ years accounting experience, including specific experience performing technical accounting assessments for sales contracts under the ASC 606 framework
  • Strong attention to detail and technical acumen
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits of working at ESS.

In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, ESS offers company assisted medical, dental, and vision insurance, Approved PPE reimbursement; flex spending account; 8 paid holidays; 401K, and a competitive PTO accrual.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are open to considering every qualified candidate who is eligible and legally authorized to work in the United States on a full or part-time basis, without a need for sponsorship.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.