Sr. Manager, Corporate Accounting (Ref ID: 44)

Next Decade

Next Decade

Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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


We are seeking a seasoned and motivated Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting, to join our growing team. In this crucial role, you will play a leadership role in overseeing and ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of our corporate accounting functions. You will be responsible for a team of accounting professionals, spearheading the monthly close process, and partnering with various departments across the organization to ensure strong financial reporting practices.


  • Lead and manage a team of accounting professionals, providing coaching, mentorship, and performance feedback.
  • Oversee the entire monthly close process, ensuring timely and accurate completion of all accounting tasks.
  • Prepare and review complex accounting entries and adjustments for corporate accounting functions.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and ensure adherence to all accounting policies and procedures.
  • Manage and reconcile various corporate accounts, including investments, debt, and derivatives.
  • Partner with other departments (e.g., Tax, Treasury, Operations) to ensure data accuracy and efficient financial reporting.
  • Analyze financial data and prepare reports to support senior management decision-making.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting function.
  • Manage internal controls and mitigate financial risks associated with corporate accounting processes.
  • Stay up to date on the latest accounting standards and industry best practices.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA certification is preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in corporate accounting, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Proven experience in managing and leading a team of accounting professionals.
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and accounting and controls principles.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and process improvement skills
  • Ability to convey information effectively to all levels of management and external auditors.
  • Experience with closing processes, financial reporting, and internal controls.
  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., SAP-HANA, Quick Books).

Preferred Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment and be able to meet strict monthly deadlines
  • Strong judgment and decision-making capabilities.

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.

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 hear.
  • 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.

*In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


  • 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.
  • Diversity – We value diversity of people and thought. It takes people with different strengths, ideas, and cultural backgrounds to make our company succeed.