Senior Manager – Technical Accounting

Annapolis, MD /
Accounting /
/ Hybrid
HASI (NYSE: HASI) is a leading climate positive investment firm. We partner with clients to deploy real assets that facilitate the energy transition. With more than $9 billion in managed assets, our vision is that every investment improves our climate future. 

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HASI is seeking an Senior Manager – Technical Accounting to join our accounting team in Annapolis, MD. This role will be responsible for evaluating the appropriate accounting for our investments (equity investments, debt securities, financing receivables, real estate and securitizations) as well as the subsequent accounting for certain complex transactions. This position will report to our SVP – Technical Controller. 


Collaborating with the Investments Team to assess the impact of transaction terms on their related accounting treatment
Drafting and reviewing accounting memos to document our accounting conclusions for our investments as well as select other technical accounting matters
Collaborating with joint venture partner accounting teams in the preparation and review of equity investment income/loss allocations using the hypothetical liquidation at book value (“HLBV”) method and the traditional equity method
Researching accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
Contributing to the operating effectiveness of our compliance with a Sarbanes-Oxley (404) internal controls environment
Assisting with the quarterly asset impairment analysis


7+ years of relevant accounting and industry experience
CPA certification
Public accounting experience working with publicly traded companies subject to SOX internal control requirements
Demonstrated experience of technical accounting research
Experience drafting accounting memos and accounting policies
Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of the hypothetical liquidation at book value method for equity method investment income/loss allocations
Energy or financial services industries experience preferred


Strong attention to detail
Strong proficiency in Excel with an understanding of data analysis techniques
Dependable and reliable, excellent at taking initiative, and can work independently without close supervision
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, innovative, entrepreneurial environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Composure under pressure with the ability to balance competing priorities
Ability to rapidly and accurately analyze complex information and communicate the information concisely
Interest in sustainability and related topics

The Company maintains a policy of non-discrimination in employment and complies with and supports all Federal, state, and local laws regarding discrimination in employment.  Specifically, the Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices against any employee, intern, or applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), or any other characteristic to the extent prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Decisions regarding staffing, selection, and promotions are made on the basis of individual qualifications related to the requirements of the position.