Pattern Energy Group

Summer Intern, Accounting

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/11/2020 10:39 PM)
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Company 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, Netherlands and Mexico with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, New York, Amsterdam, Tokyo, and Toronto. Pattern Energy Group’s corporate headquarters is in San Francisco.


Job Purpose 

Pattern Energy is excited to hire our summer 2020 Interns! Pattern’s Summer Internship Program gives undergraduate and graduate students hands-on experience to develop technical skills, as well as a better understanding of the renewable industry. This internship program will run for approximately 10-12 weeks and include a formal welcome, mentorship opportunities, and executive exposure. This is one way that Pattern Energy supports the larger renewable community and invests in the next generation of great minds.


The Pattern Accounting team is seeking an intern to support the group. The role will have accounting and reporting responsibility for entities involved firstly in the origination of wind and solar development and construction and secondly the accounting for completed wind and solar projects. This internship will give you the opportunity to gain a knowledge and understanding of the accounting for renewable energy development and operations by working in the project development, fixed asset and corporate accounting functions.


Key Accountabilities

  • Hands on use, data entry and navigation of Pattern’s general ledger, and reporting software (Dynamics 365 and Hyperion). Will need to learn to generate reports from all system modules to take full advantage of Dynamics Data
  • Prepare and assist with financial reporting requirements
  • Prepare and upload cash journal entries
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and account reconciliations for multiple legal entities
  • Completion of a formal internship presentation.
  • Other projects as assigned.


Experience/Qualifications/Education Required

  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or related area having completed 3 years of course work or 1 year of MBA course work.
  • 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 and eagerness to learn and assume new responsibilities while maintaining ownership of the assigned entities.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

This position will commence in late May/early June through August 2020.

Pattern Energy Group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer


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