Pattern Energy Group

  • Senior Manager, Tax Accounting

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/24/2019 7:31 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, and Mexico with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, New York,  Tokyo, and Toronto.  Pattern Energy Group’s corporate headquarters is in San Francisco.


    Job Purpose

    This position is primarily responsible for the preparation of the quarterly and annual income tax provision for all entities and assists with other tax matters including financial statement disclosure, accounting for investments in tax equity partnerships, assessment of the impact of changes in tax law, SOX compliance, analysis of the tax impact of transactions, preparation of analytical research memos, and collaboration with external tax advisors and financial auditors.  This is a Senior Manager position in the Tax Accounting organization.  The Senior Manager reports to and supports the Director, Tax Accounting with continued compliance with all related accounting rules. 

     Key Accountabilities

    • Prepare consolidated quarterly and annual domestic income tax provisions including all calculations for ASC 740 (FAS 109), FIN 18 and  ASC 740-10 (FIN 48) , as well as all tax account reconciliations, related SOX 404 documentation and corresponding footnote disclosures.
    • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including external auditors, on the quarterly review and year-end audit in connection with tax accounting matters.
    • Responsible for preparation and review of foreign tax provisions.
    • Work with transaction tax structuring group and act as liaison between tax structuring, tax compliance and accounting on tax issues.
    • Perform GAAP and tax research, apply critical thinking skills, and document conclusions with respect to complex tax matters including authority citations and well-reasoned application of FASB guidance and tax law.
    • Ability to formulate and implement strategies to address opportunities and challenges. Ability to detect and implement process improvements.


    Education and Work Experience

    • This position requires prior experience as a high-performing manager. The successful candidate must have 7 plus years of tax accounting experience for both publically traded and privately held companies. 
    • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or related area is required. Graduate degree and CPA required.

    Technical Skills

    Skill and comfort working in a dynamic, rapidly evolving company that uses Microsoft Office, OneSource Tax Provision software and various accounting and tax return and research applications.


    Pattern Energy Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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