Senior Manager, Technical Accounting

Swift Current Energy, a renewable energy project developer, owner, and operator (the “Company”), is seeking a Senior Manager of Technical Accounting to oversee technical accounting, policy, research and reporting matters across the Company. Swift Current has primary offices in Boston MA, Yarmouth ME, and Houston TX; this role may be based in any of these locations, with a preference for the Boston or Yarmouth locations. Remote working arrangements may also be considered for strong candidates.

The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting role provides a great opportunity to join a successful, high performing, and rapidly growing renewable energy company. We value and reward initiative and emphasize a strong commitment to our employees and their responsibilities to their families. This position affords an excellent opportunity for professional growth, working alongside industry experts and leaders. Additional information on Swift Current, our projects and our team is available at

Job Scope:

The primary responsibilities of the Senior Manager, Technical Accounting include the following:

  • Oversee all technical accounting, policy, research and reporting matters for the Company.
  • Lead the research, evaluation, interpretation, and documentation of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Apply technical accounting standards and analysis to complex business transactions and practices.
  • Lend expertise to daily accounting questions, such as non-standard journal entries, derivative accounting, lease accounting, etc.
  • Respond to technical accounting inquiries from external and internal parties and communicate technical accounting matters and concepts to all levels and audiences within the organization.
  • Research and monitor accounting standards and reporting practices to provide proactive guidance, update policies and standards, and ensure implementation and documentation related to changes in estimates.
  • Partner with colleagues and stakeholders across the accounting organization to implement new accounting standards or changes in accounting policies.
  • Develop communication and provide training on technical matters to ensure adherence to Company policies and standards.
  • Support the relationship with external auditors on technical accounting topics as needed.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required from time to time.

Job responsibilities may evolve based on Company needs and individual career growth. This role reports to the Chief Accounting Officer.


  • Five-plus years of professional experience in technical accounting-focused roles.
  • Accounting and/or audit experience gained in a top-tier, global accounting firm is preferred.
  • In-house accounting function experience is not required but is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare technical accounting memos and documents.
  • Experience with partnership accounting and HLBV, asset acquisitions, business combinations, and other complex transactions.
  • Industry experience in power generation / utilities is preferred; renewable energy experience is highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred.
  • Current authorization to live and work in the U.S.

Personal Characteristics:

  • High integrity
  • Highly analytical with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate highly technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Motivated by the opportunity to build and create – from the process to the project level
  • Passion and excitement for the renewable energy sector

Please submit your resumé to [email protected] if you are interested in this position.

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