Finance Transition in Complex, Hypergrowth Environment
Hypergrowth, nimble and technical leader in the development, ownership & operation of solar, natural gas, wind, and energy storage projects, with a global footprint.
The company was reliant on an accounting department run entirely by a Controller with the support of an entry-level staff accountant. This Controller provided only bare minimum reporting on often extremely delayed time schedules and with a notable lack of team collaboration. After a delayed and turbulent audit, AG was brought in after the Controller departed, jumping headfirst into audit season while taking the helm of all accounting/finance operations. This was all transpiring as the company was poised for exponential growth.
COGS tracking and reporting were very difficult to calculate for a variety of factors (system constraints, account setups, complex sales channels, etc.).
AG’s tasks included the following: