Senior Accountant

San Francisco, CA /
Systems Business Division – Corporate Finance /
/ On-site
PLEASE NOTE: This position is a 100% onsite position based out of our San Francisco office.

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers. Known for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules, Hanwha QCELLS is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Talheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ). Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnership to its customers in the utility, commercial, government and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and a Top 7 business enterprise in South Korea. Hanwha Q CELLS also acquired GELI, a leading developer of Energy Management System software for energy storage, solar, and other renewable resources.

Q CELLS is one of the largest energy solution providers by offering high-quality solar PV modules with extremely reliable and outstanding energy yields. Our mission is to provide affordable and smart energy solutions through technology and innovation to create a sustainable future for the planet. We are expanding our business by offering revolutionary energy systems to residential customers including ESS, MLPE (power optimizers, micro-inverters), EV charging solutions, and Smart IoT with world-class software solutions.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing day-to-day accounting operations, assisting senior leadership with our financial strategy, and aligning the policies and procedures of Q CELLS’ System Business Division in San Francisco including GELI, the renowned renewable energy software company Q CELLS acquired.


    • Perform the daily operations of the accounting department including preparation of journal entries, payroll entries, and account reconciliation
    • Perform monthly closing duties assigned by Controller, which includes maintaining accrual and capital asset schedules
    • Perform a weekly bank reconciliation
    • Responsible for reclassing all expenses to a correct cost center on a daily basis
    • Responsible for a monthly benefit reconciliation, a semi-monthly 401k benefit liabilities reconciliation and a quarterly Form 941 reconciliation
    • Responsible for monitoring and collecting supporting documents for all bank and credit card transactions
    • Prepare a weekly wire/ACH transfer support package for Controller’s review
    • Review annual 1099 slips prepared by Staff Accountant
    • Provide general administrative support including procurement support services
    • Provide high quality administrative support to Executive Leadership Team as an Executive Assistant
    • Provide back-up support for the Staff Accountant position
    • Assist Controller with insurance audit packages
    • Assist Controller with all insurance renewal
    • Assist Controller with Sales and Use tax return, Property tax return, Excise tax return for multiple states 
    • Assist Controller with all statutory filing requirements 
    • Assist Controller with a quarterly and yearly audit PBC preparation
    • Assist Controller with a quarterly and yearly tax PBC preparation
    • Perform other duties assigned by Chief Financial Officer, and Controller 


    • Bi-lingual Korean/English preferred
    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting required
    • Minimum 5 years of professional accounting experience required
    • Strong understanding of month end and year end processes required
    • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local tax compliance regulations and reporting preferred
Make a difference: join a group of people who are passionate about renewable energy
Have an impact: the company is still small enough that everyone’s contribution has a significant impact to the success of the company
Many opportunities to lead teams, projects, and contribute to development
Casual professional working environment: there’s no need to dress up, just present your best self
Work collaboratively in a diverse environment- we commit to reaching better decisions by respecting opinions and working through disagreements

We value the insights that a diverse team can bring. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in tech. 

Hanwha Q CELLS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.