Senior Accountant (Corporate Accounting)
The Woodlands, TX Accounting
Job Type

About Us:

Excelerate Energy is changing the way the world accesses clean, affordable, and reliable energy. We are focused on providing flexible LNG solutions to emerging markets across the globe and delivering a lesser emitting form of energy to markets that often rely on coal as their primary energy source.

We strive to achieve sustainable results by delivering what we promise and by investing in our people, assets, and technology while promoting a culture of safety, quality, and environmental stewardship.

We believe our human capital is our most valuable asset. We hire exceptional people who thrive in a dynamic and collaborative work environment. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Together, we can create a better future by delivering clean energy to the communities that need it most.

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, Corporate Accounting, the Senior Accountant will prepare accounting transactions and reconciliations for both corporate and international entities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following full-cycle accounting areas. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Cash/Intercompany: Recording and reconciliation of transactions comprising cash transfers, recharges between related parties and other cash transactions to ensure timeliness, completeness, and accuracy.
  • Fixed Assets: Prepare transactions related to the capitalization of assets and related items such as assets under construction entries, project settlements, fixed asset rollforward, depreciation, and asset adjustments (retirements/transfers/accelerated depreciation).
  • Accruals/Prepaids: Assist in the preparation of monthly accruals for payroll and other people costs, insurance premiums, audit, consulting and legal fees, interest, and leases to ensure their timely recognition. 
  • Prepaids/Amortization: Evaluate and record prepaid amortization transactions, including the setup up recurring entries and reconciliation of roll forward ledgers.
  • Subsidiary entities: Assist with forwarding and collecting subsidiary accounting information from external accounting firms and the preparation of TB loads.
  • General: Ensure the accurate classification and allocation of transactions to accounts, cost centers, profit centers, internal orders, legal entities and other dimensions for statutory and management reporting purposes; perform account reconciliations on a timely basis and maintain up to date documentation related to internal controls such as journal entries checklists and logs; and assist with ad hoc accounting and audit projects as necessary. 
  • Audits: Assist in the preparation of audit schedules and provide to support foreign subsidiary Controllers with Corporate level requirements as needed for statutory audits
  • Special projects or other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related discipline required. MBA/MS and/or CPA strongly preferred. 
  • Requires at least 5 years of relevant financial experience.
  • Proficiency in SAP with a strong working knowledge of SAP FICO, SAP Project Systems, and SAP Fixed Assets is strongly preferred.
  • Proficient level of experience with Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.) is strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required with ability to draw insights from financial data.
  • Strong work ethic and sense of urgency required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, required.
  • Customer service orientation, with excellent follow up and follow through expected.
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting and financial principles (IFRS and/or US GAAP).
  • Strong influencing, collaborating and critical thinking skills are required.

Additional Information

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This role has no supervisory responsibility.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Travel Required:

Less than 10%

Work Authorization:

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship. Sponsorship for this role is not being offered at this time.

Affirmative Action / EEO Statement

It is the policy of Excelerate Energy to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Other Duties

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.