This position is NOT a glorified receptionist! We are looking for a generalist with experience in (or an aptitude and desire to learn) a wide variety of disciplines including business management, HR, accounting, technical support, project management, customer service, operations, and administration. This person is the glue that holds the organization – and our team – together. Each day is filled with activities that will require your knowledge and competence across all aspects of the business. You don’t need to solve every problem yourself, but you do need to know HOW to get it solved.

Job Description
SolShine Energy Alternatives is a full-service provider of electrical and solar electric (photovoltaic) contracting services for home and business in the New River Valley region of Virginia. We are looking for a full-time Office Manager to join our dedicated and growing team of clean energy professionals.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Training

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall business management of the company
  • Work directly with the Owner to plan, organize, coordinate, and perform business activities
  • Maintain project timelines to ensure tasks are accomplished on time
  • Responsible for general business administration including insurance renewals, business license renewals, etc.
  • Accounting duties include AR/AP, general bookkeeping, payroll, cash flow management, preparing deposits and expense tracking
  • Manages and maintains IT infrastructure; main point of contact for employee technical issues
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements; design and implement new systems
  • Serves as the primary intake and scheduling interface with clients
  • Performs most administrative duties in the office and ensure that office is operating smoothly
  • Primary HR point of contact; onboard new employees, answer questions, respond to requests, maintain HR files; assist in recruiting and hiring new employees
  • Ensure that the company has adequate and suitable resources to complete its activities (e.g. people, material, equipment etc.)
  • Maintain relationships with partners/vendors/suppliers and negotiate vendor contracts to identify cost-saving opportunities
  • Manage budgets and forecasts

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in office management or business administration
  • Computer and mobile technology proficiency. (QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel preferred)
  • Strong interest in solar technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience budgeting and forecasting
  • Excellent analytical skills, technical trade knowledge, business acumen, and attention to detail
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills
  • Familiarity with business and financial principles
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Desire to continuously learn relevant new skills
  • Friendly, positive, supportive personality
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to self-start
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Interest in managing company social media accounts a plus
  • Must be eligible to work for a US employer

Safety:

We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our employees and customers to protect against COVID 19.

  • We are taking every precaution by implementing safety and sanitation measures, including providing our employees with face masks and hand sanitizer, and the proper training to ensure social distancing while in a customer’s home.
  • We survey customers to ensure we aren’t entering a home where COVID is a concern. We often work outside and maintain distancing when inside work is needed.
  • SolShine Energy Alternatives has been closely and carefully evaluating the situation, and we will continue to make modifications as needed to help ensure the health and safety of our employees and customers.

Pay Rate: $35,000 – 50,000 / year

SolShine Energy Alternatives is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to info@solshineenergy.com
www.solshineenergy.com/careers/