Accounts Payable Specialist

Sunnova Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 weeks ago


Sunnova is a leader in residential solar, battery storage and system protection services, with customers across the U.S. and its territories. We are your source for clean, affordable, and reliable energy, with a simple mission: to power energy independence so our customers have the freedom to live life uninterrupted.

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, we work to attract and retain only the best people who have the potential to make us better than we are today. We are always looking for talented and motivated individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, continuous improvement environment and want to change the world of energy.


Sunnova seeks an individual with five+ years of experience in accounts payable and accounting. The candidate will report to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, who reports to the Accounting Manager. The position requires analytical thinking beyond data entry. A proactive, team oriented individual with basic knowledge of accounting and the ability to exercise good judgment.

Currently, the Accounts Payable group consists of 4 people.


  • Scanning, coding and routing invoices for approval in accordance with the Delegation of Authority policy

  • Register vendor invoices, credit notes and other expenses timely and accurately

  • Prepare payment reports to determine payments due to channel partners and vendors

  • Prepare a bi-weekly cash forecast to Treasury and internal departments

  • Respond timely to vendors, channel partners and internal departments regarding invoice status, payment status, or other questions related to AP

  • Correct errors or help resolve problems regarding payments made or to be made to vendor and channel partner accounts.

  • Enter required new vendor information (W9, supplier form, 1099 status, etc.) into the accounting system

  • Assist with the annual 1099 preparation and filing

  • Review and maintain the vendor master file

  • Assist with monthly accruals by recording intercompany transactions and journal entries

  • Complete monthly bank reconciliations

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned


  • Minimum of five years of Accounts Payable and Accounting experience

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and interaction skills, both verbal and written with outside groups, including IT, Operations, Finance, and third parties

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong proficiency in Excel and Word

  • Highly organized and able to prioritize

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to providing quality work in a timely manner

  • Proven ability to work well in an intra-disciplinary team environment

  • Strong ability to work under pressure and time constraints

  • Must be able to exercise good judgment

  • Self-motivator

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is a plus

  • Experience with Salesforce and FinancialForce is a plus


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are selected for a position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

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