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, solar 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 and Canada, with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, Toronto, Santiago, Tokyo and New York. Pattern Energy’s corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.
The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting and Reporting will have primary responsibility for technical accounting matters, including the accounting for mergers and acquisitions, SEC, and compliance related reporting. The Senior Manager, Technical Accounting and Reporting will be responsible for ensuring that Pattern’s accounting procedures conform to relevant US GAAP, IFRS accounting standards as well as SEC reporting standards. The incumbent will work extensively with Pattern’s corporate and operational accounting groups, internal legal counsel and Pattern’s SEC counsel.
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 project deadlines when required and travel as required.
Key internal relationships will include the Executive Management Team, Operations, Tax and Legal, and other members of the corporate and operational accounting teams. Externally, key relationships will include the SEC, OSC, Pattern’s audit and legal firms, including outside SEC and OSC counsel, and Pattern’s principal private equity investor.
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. CPA certification or Canadian Chartered Accountant certification required.
Required Work Experience
The candidate must have recent SEC reporting experience in industry. Experience in the power generation industry is highly desirable. Public accounting experience with a major firm is highly desirable.
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems; ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports are essential.
Pattern Energy Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.