Senior Accounting Manager/ Controller

Description: Energy Renewal Partners, a full service environmental and project management consulting firm, is hiring a Senior Accounting Manager/Controller. Position is based in Austin, TX. Accounting Manager will be responsible for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.   Engineering/architecture consulting sector experience is preferred.


  • Assume full administrative ownership of the accounting function in support of the owners and business operations.
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, principles
  • Maintain the integrity and timeliness of all general ledger accounts
  • Accounts Receivable including cash transactions and credit card activity
  • Ensure all work is done in a timely manner, meeting all reporting and invoicing deadlines
  • Provide timely and appropriate financial statements for management review
  • Perform capital asset and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assume full ownership of financial analysis activities and reports in support of the owners and business operations
  • Prepare monthly financial statement reconciliations, explaining variances not explained by obvious business activities or trends
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Develop performance measures that support the company's strategic direction


  • 10-Years’ experience in a general ledger accounting, cost accounting or financial analysis position
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, financial analysis, or business administration required. Master’s degree preferred
  • Must be proficient with Ajera accounting software to be considered
  • Extensive experience creating complex financial models
  • Proven track record of high attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to stay on top of multiple projects concurrently
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills required

Key Competencies:

  • Ajera software and Microsoft Office
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills
  • Influencing and leading
  • Delegation
  • Team work
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance

Part-time Avian Field Technician

Description:  Energy Renewal Partners, a leading, full service environmental consultancy seeks to hire a, avian field technician to assist with avian and wildlife surveys. The position will be a part- time. Work schedule will vary depending on the season but will typically involve three field days per week.  Energy Renewal Partners, a full service environmental and project management consulting firm, is hiring a Senior Accounting Manager/Controller. Position is based in Abilene or Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. 


The avian field technician will be assigned to work independently or as part of a field crew to conduct avian and wildlife field surveys and will report to a crew leader or Senior Biologist. The avian field technician will conduct avian point-count surveys and an ability to identify songbirds and ground nesting birds by sight and sound in Texas is essential. 


  • 2-5 years relevant experience.  Bachelor’s Degree in wildlife biology, environmental science, ecology, or related field preferred.
  • Avid birder and has ability to accurately identify avian species of Texas by sight and sound. Applicants without this ability will not be considered. 
  • Knowledge of avian and wildlife survey methodology and experience conducting wildlife surveys, including avian point count surveys.
  • Ability to follow procedures and protocols as directed by crew leader or supervisor
  • Ability to work in remote areas and navigate via GPS and/or field maps without direct supervision
  • Attention to detail and ability to accurately record field notes
  • Position may include research and report writing.
  • Willingness and ability to conduct overnight travel.
  • Conduct field surveys under challenging conditions, including long work hours, extreme temperatures, and thick vegetation
  • Clean driving record required
  • Punctual and reliable and has ability to anticipate and resolve problems independently