Sr. Accountant (Ref ID: 42)

Next Decade

Next Decade

Accounting & Finance
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024


NextDecade Corporation is an energy company accelerating the path to a net-zero future. Leading innovation in more sustainable LNG and carbon capture solutions, NextDecade is committed to providing the world access to cleaner energy. Through our subsidiaries Rio Grande LNG and NEXT Carbon Solutions, we are developing a 27 MTPA LNG export facility in South Texas along with one of the largest carbon capture and storage projects in North America. We are also working with third-party customers around the world to deploy our proprietary processes to lower the cost of carbon capture and storage and reduce CO2 emissions at their industrial-scale facilities.

NextDecade’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NEXT.” NextDecade is headquartered in Houston, Texas. For more information, please visit


The Senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the Company’s day-to-day accounting and reporting functions including the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close process.


  • Manage the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close process to support the preparation of monthly management reports and the Company’s required 10-Q and 10-K SEC filings.
  • Prepare and/or review monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare, record, analyze and report accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with U.S. GAAP and internal policies.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with peers within the Company as well as Accounting, to ensure processes are created and performed efficiently and accurately.
  • Interface with external auditors with respect to the Company’s financial statements.
  • Assist with certain accounting and internal control functions as needed.
  • Other accounting and special projects as requested.

Minimum experience required for the position:

  • 5+years of accounting experience.
  • Big 4 accounting experience is a plus.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Strong US GAAP knowledge
  • Strong critical thinking, interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
  • Ability to effectively interact with senior management.

Required/preferred education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • CPA in good standing preferred.

Work Environment

This position operates in a professional office environment with occasional work within or outside of a complex construction environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers/fax, filing cabinets, etc. This is primarily a sedentary role; however, the incumbent must be able to stand and/or sit continuously to perform all essential job functions for a full shift.

Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. as required in order to lift files, boxes and office equipment as necessary.
  • Ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending, standing on a stool, or climbing as necessary to perform these functions.
  • While performing the duties of this role, the incumbent may be required to talk or listen.
  • Visual acuity corrected to perform job functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The incumbent is required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to move throughout all areas of each office/site location and facilities.
  • Able to wear all necessary PPE equipment to perform job functions.

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.


Safety – We make safety a priority. Everything we do relies on the safety of our people and the communities around us.

Integrity – We do the right thing, and are open, ethical, and fair. We hold ourselves to the highest standards in all that we do.

Honesty – We value truth and honesty in ourselves and others. We honor our commitments and take responsibility for our actions.

Respect – We listen, and respect people, the environment, and the communities in which we live and work.

Transparency – Transparency builds trust. We promote open communication with our people, our customers, and all our stakeholders.