Pattern Energy Group

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Accounts Payable Accountant

Accounts Payable Accountant

# of Openings 
0
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 
9/1/2017
Category 
Procurement
Job ID 
2017-1147

More information about this job

Overview

Pattern Energy is an independent, fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy projects and transmission assets across North America and parts of Latin America.  The company focuses primarily on wind and transmission, with limited investments in other generation technologies.

 

The Pattern Energy team has a history as one of the top North American renewable energy and transmission providers in the industry. The team is dedicated to delivering the highest value for its customers, partners, financial supporters and the communities in which it works, while exhibiting a strong commitment to promoting environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility.

 

Pattern Energy operates in the United States, Canada, with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego and New York.  Pattern Energy Group LP's corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.

Responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE

 

The Accounts Payable (AP) Accountant is responsible for accounts payable processing in an accurate and timely manner. 

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Processing of multi-currency (Canada/Chile/US/Netherlands/Japan) invoices from multiple entities in a timely manner which includes ensuring all invoices are billed correctly with proper approvals.
  • Coding of Invoices with accuracy, consistency, and understanding.
  • Daily management of multiple AP inboxes, payments requests, and vendor/employee inquiries.
  • Processing and auditing of monthly employee travel and corporate expense reports.
  • Scanning/metadata and filing of invoices. 
  • Processing of weekly pay cycle (ACH/Wires/Checks) and special payment requests.  (Express checks)
  • Interacting with all levels within the company and outside vendors.
  • Reconciling vendor statements and invoice discrepancies.
  • Supporting AP Team to ensure monthly closes are accurate, on time and complete. 
  • Other special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATIONAL AND REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE

  • College degree or a combination of equivalent work experience. A bachelor or associate degree in Accounting or Business (or equivalent accounting coursework) is highly preferred.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 to 3 years of relevant accounts payable experience demonstrating the ability to progressively assume additional responsibilities.

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Must possess strengths in the following:

  • Ability to adapt, memorize, and process changes in company structure, process, and coding.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a demanding workload involving multiple tasks, responsibilities and deadlines with professional follow-through and minimal supervision.
  • Enjoys working in a very “hands on” and detail-oriented environment.
  • Self-starter with flexibility, desire to learn, willing to ask questions and take ownership of projects.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Positive “can-do” attitude.
  • Must be professional, personable, approachable and courteous.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

Computer skills – Microsoft Office 2010 (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint), Microsoft Dynamics AX (ERP) Accounting Software, Microsoft SharePoint 2007, 2010