Pattern Energy Group

  • Senior Tax Associate

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/7/2018 7:14 PM)
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  • Overview

    Pattern Energy Group is an independent, fully integrated energy company that develops, constructs, owns and operates renewable energy projects and transmission assets across North America, Japan, and parts of Latin America.  The company focuses primarily on wind, solar and transmission. The Pattern Energy Group 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 operates in the United States, Canada, Japan, Chile, and Mexico with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, New York, Santiago, Tokyo, and Toronto.  Pattern Energy Group’s corporate headquarters is in San Francisco.



    This position will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of U.S. and foreign  tax returns for all Pattern entities, including partnerships, corporations and single member LLCs, along with preparation and maintenance of customary workpapers and estimates, tax research, assistant with ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes, and overall support of internal tax department.    

    Key Accountabilities

    • Assist in preparing US federal & multi-state corporate and partnership tax returns, and related tax workpapers;
    • Assist in preparation of US tax reporting for foreign operations; Forms 5471, 8865 and 8858.
    • Support the preparation and computations for ASC 740;
    • Assist in preparation of Estimates and Extensions;
    • Provide indirect tax support to other internal departments;
    • Special projects as needed.


    Educational Requirements

    • A Bachelor’s degree is desired or equivalent work experience, advanced courses and certifications would be a plus;
    • The minimum of 2-3 years of relevant work experience, showing the ability to progressively assume additional responsibilities

     Additional Requirements

    • Ability to demonstrate job ownership and to manage tax compliance process from start to finish.
    • Familiarity with federal and state tax rules and compliance requirements is a plus but not required.
    • Familiarity with indirect taxes such as GST, VAT, sales and use, and property tax a plus but not required.
    • Above average organizational skills and ability to follow standardized workpaper formats.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

    Technical Skills

    Skill and comfort in working in an automated/paperless environment.  Company uses Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook…), Gosystems tax software, and CCH tax research software.

    Pattern Energy Group LP is an equal opportunity employer



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