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Project Accountant

Company: LanzaTech, Inc
Location: Skokie
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Welcome to the Post Pollution Future with LanzaTechA post-pollution world is inevitable, and people will either be part of it, or the planet will go on without us. At LanzaTech, our technology platform is transforming waste carbon into everyday products, to meet the needs of this moment. Our science is state-of-the-art, but the idea is simple. We use nature to heal nature. We capture carbon emissions which are then fed into bioreactors where trillions of carbon-hungry microbes go to work. These tiny dynamos consume the waste gases and produce valuable raw material commodities. Pure enough to be resold, repurposed, and recycled again - from sustainable jet fuel to beverage bottles, to yoga pants.Founded in New Zealand, we are a global women-led company with an international footprint and a diverse employee population. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion are a key part of our mission and core values which we show through our hiring, our leadership, our efforts to educate internally and willingness to learn.In addition, we have announced our plan to merge with AMCI Acquisition Corp. II and expect to become a publicly traded company on Nasdaq. Come join the team as we strive to make a Post Pollution Future!Exciting collaborations with LanzaTech (LT) CarbonSmartTM Products:

  • 2022 - Coty, Inc. - LT recycled carbon ethanol to be used in majority of fragrance portfolio by 2023
  • 2021 - ZARA - cutting edge, high fashion black dresses made from LT recycled carbon
  • 2021 - lululemon - sports apparel made from LT Recycled carbon
  • 2021 - L'Or--al - partnership to make packaging with LT recycled carbonNotable acknowledgments:
    • 2021 - Biofuels Digest #1 Hottest Company in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & Biomaterials
    • 2020 - Biofuels Digest #3 Best Company to work for in the Advanced Bioeconomy
    • 2020 - Fast Company World Changing Company
    • 2020 - CNBC #43 on Top 50 Disrupter Companies listInterested in learning more? Visit us at www.LanzaTech.com and download/stream our latest CarbonSmart TM Podcast on Apple , Google , Spotify or wherever you receive your podcasts!This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. About the role This position reports to the Vice President of Finance and is responsible for all project-related accounting and finance-related activities. This person will also provide oversight and monitor project expenditures, communicate findings, and guide various teams on compliance, policies and procedures.
      • Assist with project budget preparation and modifications
      • Monitor and report project expenditures
      • Review project expense and revenue transactions for accuracy
      • Prepare and submit progress billing, monthly revenue and expense accruals; update schedule of expenditures and other periodic project-related reports
      • Work with project managers to analyze and forecast project spending and revenue generation
      • Ensure internal controls, contract-specific requirements, and contract management policies are followed
      • Ensure expenditures are properly documented, approved, and within scope of the project
      • Assist with monthly financial close activities Required Qualifications
        • BA/BS in Accounting, Business, or related field.
        • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
        • Experience and familiarity with project financial management and associated compliance procedures
        • High attention to detail and accuracy
        • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills
        • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills required
        • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced setting, you will be asked to make judgement calls about prioritization Are you eligible to work for any US employer without restriction or need for sponsorship in the next 5 years? Yes or No? If no, please explain your precise work authorization situation.* Are you able to comfortably commute to Skokie IL or are you willing to relocate to accommodate regular commuting within a hybrid model?* Do you have a BA/BS in Accounting, Business, or related field?* Briefly speak to your knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.* Briefly speak to your experience and familiarity with project financial management and associated compliance procedures.* The following questions are entirely optional. To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more . Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
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              Expires 5/31/2023 Why are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability.Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past.For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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Keywords: LanzaTech, Inc, Skokie , Project Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Skokie, Illinois

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