Pattern Energy Group LP is an independent, fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy and transmission assets across North America and parts of Latin America. The primary focus is 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 Group LP operates in the United States and Canada, with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, New York and Toronto. Pattern Energy Group LP's corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.
The incumbent will have primary responsibility for executing the Company’s consolidated reporting requirements including administration & maintenance of Hyperion, Blackline, Dynamics AX, and One Source reporting systems to support data storage and retrieval of information contained in and relative to financial statements. This position will require management of the accounting consolidations process in accordance with monthly and quarterly close timelines for all subsidiaries of Pattern Energy Group Inc. and Pattern Energy Group LP respectively. The incumbent will also have primary responsibility for liaising with internal users and stakeholders to ensure that the Company’s accounting IT infrastructure fully supports both internal and external financial and managerial reporting needs.
This position’s hours are nominally 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Incumbent must be willing to work reasonable overtime hours to meet closing and reporting deadlines and to travel as required.
Functional line of control for the purpose of management, performance and remuneration reviews is the Senior Manager, Consolidations & Financial Systems. This position will have a very close working relationship with Pattern’s General Ledger and IT groups.
Key internal relationships will include the corporate and operational accounting groups, IT, and the corporate tax, FP&A, legal, and finance groups as well as other operational management as needed. Externally, key relationships will include Pattern’s audit and tax firms as well as external consultants engaged to assist with future accounting IT projects.
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required. A graduate degree in accounting or equivalent experience is desirable.
Required Work Experience
Candidates should have public accounting experience, plus recent public company experience.
Substantial experience with multi-tier, complex consolidations is required. Familiarity with Hyperion and/or Blackline is highly desirable but not essential. The incumbent will be expected to become highly proficient in both systems, if not already well experienced. Experience implementing or upgrading major GL systems is highly desirable.
Experience in the power generation or energy industry is highly desirable. Familiarity with applicable industry accounting standards is highly desirable.
Pattern Energy Group LP is an equal opportunity employer