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 About Us

Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings LLC is a producer of renewable transportation fuels, specifically, the largest producer of biodiesel in California. Crimson customers ranging from major oil companies such as Chevron, Valero, and Philips 66 to truck stop operators such as Pilot Flying J and Love’s count on Crimson as a reliable and consistent supplier of ultra-low carbon biodiesel.

Since commencing biodiesel production in California in late 2011, Crimson has grown to become a market leader in the California  alternative fuels industry. Throughout its growth trajectory, Crimson has held onto its startup culture characterized by the pursuit of excellence combined with an emphasis on customer responsiveness, integrity, strong work ethic, teamwork, and accountability at all levels. In summary, we work very hard to do a better job than our competitors in operational and back-office execution and managing the myriad market and commodity risks inherent in our business.

About the job:

Crimson Renewable Energy is seeking an experienced VP of Accounting and Finance that is seeking a challenging opportunity! The VP of Accounting and Finance is responsible for all Accounting and Finance operations working as part of the Executive/ C-level team. The ideal candidate is a seasoned accounting and a finance professional with transportation fuels industry and ERP experience and strong leadership to support and guide an established, highly profitable company. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to make a significant immediate impact with a clear route forward for both the role and the company.

We are looking for local candidates at this time, as this is a hybrid role that will require time in our headquarters in Downtown Denver.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transformational leader with experience leading teams through change and process improvement.

  • Strong experience with implementing business processes in conjunction with use of ERP.

  • Passion for implementing continuous improvement across processes, organizations, and technology.

  • As a member of the Executive Team, work collaboratively to develop, implement and monitor operational and strategic objectives and support /drive Crimson culture.

  • Directs all financial systems and general ledger activities.

  • Directly oversees all Accounting functions:

    • Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, Revenue Accounting, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting, General Ledger management.

    • Preparation and review of workpapers supporting the monthly close process, month end balances, financial statements and related footnotes.

    • Review and recordation of journal entries required to reflect the monthly activity

    • Oversees monthly accounting close process including analytical review of monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records.

    • Implement, document, and maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting.

    • Oversees Tax Reporting – income, property and fuel tax reporting, renewable fuel tax credit filing; related internal workpapers; coordinate with external tax reporting consultants and accountants.

  • Directly oversee all Finance functions, including:
    • Treasury Management, Financial Modeling, Financial Analyses, Budgeting, Management of Working Capital and other Credit Facilities.

    • Preparation of annual operating and capital expenditure budget.

    • Maintenance of corporate financial model and updating this model periodically for historical results and changes in assumptions.

    • Monthly budget versus actual reporting and related financial performance.

    • Perform cash projections to effectively manage cash balances.

    • Periodic analyses of business unit and departmental expenses and cost structures.

    • Interprets and analyzes financial results for senior management and external auditors.

    • Trade control/risk reporting (reporting for position and related P&L and exposure)

  • Acts as a primary financial executive responsible for oversight and implementation of all financial control policies and published rules, regulations, and guidelines.

    • Ensures adequate and effective internal controls are implemented and documented.

  • Directly oversee renewable fuels production and sales regulatory reporting (i.e. for RIN generation and transfers, California LCFS credit generation and transfers)
  • Responsibility for maintenance and renewal of all insurance policies and ensuring adequate coverages.
  • Manages external relationships (banking, insurance, audit etc).
  • Responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations


      • 10+ years of accounting related experience in a management level
      • Experience in commodity and energy market required, fuels industry experience is strongly preferred.
      • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required.
      • ERP experience is required. (ERP conversion or implementation and related business process change management is strongly preferred)
      • CPA license is strongly preferred

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