Staff Accountant

Work Location:                               Denver, CO (downtown)

Reports To:                                     Controller

Supervisory Responsibilities:    None


About Crimson Renewable Energy

Crimson Renewable Energy LP is a producer of renewable transportation fuels and is the largest producer of biodiesel in California. Crimson customers ranging from major oil companies such as Chevron, Valero, Exxon, and Philips 66 to truck stop operators such as Pilot Flying J count on Crimson as a reliable and consistent supplier of ultra-low carbon biodiesel. Crimson, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, provides a variety of timing, logistics, and pricing structures to best suit its various customers and to offer the highest degree of flexibility to its supply chain partners.

Since commencing biodiesel production in late 2011, Crimson has grown to become a market leader in California’s alternative fuels industry, which is one of the two largest markets for biodiesel in the United States. 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.


Job Overview

The Staff Accountant is a key member of the Accounting team that supports the Crimson Renewable Energy, LP organization. The Staff Accountant is an addition to the department, as a result of growth, providing general ledger support, account analysis and account reconciliations for multiple companies. This is an excellent opportunity for a development oriented individual seeking career growth in a financially healthy organization going through exponential growth.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for journal entries to the General Ledger
  • Independently analyze account and account reconciliation for all assets, liability and capital accounts
  • Manage fixed assets sub ledgers including accounting for additions, disposals, basis adjustments, depreciation and reconciliation to the General Ledger
  • Manage monthly external and internal reporting and analysis processes in support of operations, budgeting and business assessments
  • Support cash management and treasury activities

Education and Basic Requirements

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance (MS preferred)
  • Detail oriented with solid analytical, financial, reporting and accounting skills
  • Ability to work the hours required to get the job done
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with co-workers and operating personnel
  • Detail oriented with strong accounting, analytical, and reporting skills
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be an effective communicator; can remain poised and under control while dealing with competing time pressure demands
  • Ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks under stringent deadlines
  • Complete special projects/assume additional responsibilities as assigned
  • Work location Denver, Colorado (occasional travel to field locations)
  • Must be able to successfully pass Drug and Alcohol pre-employment and on-going screening


Experience and Job Skills

  • 2-3 years of experience in Staff Accountant role (public/private mix preferred)
  • Experience in an ethanol, biodiesel, chemical production/petrochemical refining, or other commodities intensive manufacturing business a big plus
  • Basic knowledge of US GAAP with direct experience applying accounting procedures and policies
  • Basic knowledge of financial statements, period close activities, creating journal entries and preparing account reconciliations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Excel, Word Outlook, PowerPoint and Internet
  • Willingness and ability to take on and manage multiple activities and projects in fast-paced environment



  • Competitive; commensurate with experience and education
  • Participation in aggressive performance based annual bonuses
  • Full benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, 401k matching plan, life and supplemental disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays and sick


Contact for Qualified Candidates

For qualified candidates, please email resume to jo*************@cr**************.com. Please use as subject heading “Staff Accountant position”