Accounting Manager

FuelCell Energy Published: August 12, 2020
Danbury, CT
Job Type
Finance / Program Management /

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~ FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL) is a global leader in developing environmentally responsible distributed baseload power solutions through our proprietary fuel cell technology. We develop turn-key distributed power generation solutions and operate and provide comprehensive services for the life of the power plant. ~

We are working to expand the proprietary technologies that we have developed over the past five decades into new products, markets and geographies. Our mission and purpose remains to utilize our proprietary, state-of-the- art fuel cell power plants to reduce the global environmental footprint of baseload power generation by providing environmentally responsible solutions for reliable electrical power, hot water, steam, chilling, hydrogen, microgrid applications, and carbon capture and, in so doing, drive demand for our products and services, thus realizing positive stockholder returns.

Our fuel cell solution is a clean, efficient alternative to traditional combustion-based power generation and is complementary to an energy mix consisting of intermittent sources of energy, such as solar and wind turbines. Our systems answer the needs of diverse customers across several markets, including utility companies, municipalities, universities, hospitals, government entities and a variety of industrial and commercial enterprises.

We provide solutions for various applications, including utility-scale distributed generation, on-site power generation and combined heat and power, with the differentiating ability to do so utilizing multiple sources of fuel including natural gas, Renewable Biogas (i.e., landfill gas, anaerobic digester gas), propane and various blends of such fuels. Our multi-fuel source capability is significantly enhanced by our proprietary gas-clean-up skid.

Position Overview

The Accounting Manager position reports to the Corporate Controller and is responsible for assisting with the monthly company-wide consolidation, financial analysis, SEC reporting and technical accounting research and drafting of accounting memos as needed. This person is ideally a CPA with public accounting firm experience on public company clients, with a solid understanding of recent accounting literature and application to client transactions.



  • Entity-wide financial statement consolidation
  • Assist with the preparation of SEC filings (10Q’s, 10K’s and 8K’s)
  • Research accounting for transactions and documentation as needed Financial Analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of analysis for monthly financial review meetings and quarterly earnings calls


  • Coordination with external auditors and outsourced SOX auditors on audit requests
  • Assist with implementation of new controls and processes with regard to new accounting standards
  • Drive standardization, simplification and automation of processes in all areas of responsibility
  • Continuously challenge current practices and procedures, as the business evolves, to implement improvements in policy, procedures and systems
  • Ensure compliance with corporate finance procedures and maintain financial internal controls
  • Assist with preparation of Audit Committee slides as necessary



  • BS in Accounting required
  • CPA strongly preferred


  • Minimum of 4 years of finance/accounting experience in a Public Accounting firm required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work at a desk, on a computer, for extended periods of time

Note: Employment with FCE is subject to pre-employment drug-screen and background investigation

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to email a copy of your resume, along with the voluntary self-identification forms listed on our career site.
  • Please reference the Position (Job Title and Job ID: 2020-37) in the subject header of your email.
  • Please note only those authorized to work in the United States will be considered.

Note: Resumes submitted to any FuelCell Energy employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the FuelCell Energy Recruiting team for this position will become the property of FuelCell Energy and no agency fees will be paid.


  • We offer a competitive compensation package as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, company-paid life/disability insurance, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan and generous paid leave.

FuelCell Energy, Inc. is committed to ensuring that its application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all U.S. job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please send an email with your resume to or contact us by calling 203-205-2070. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. NOTE: This dedicated phone line is designed exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from emailing. Only messages left for this purpose will be acknowledged. A response to your request may take up to two business days. No agency submissions please.

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