Pattern Energy Group

Tax Compliance Senior Associate

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/21/2021 11:34 AM)
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Company Overview

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 Japan. The company focuses primarily 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 operates in the United States, Europe, Japan, Canada, and Mexico, with offices in San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, New York, Tokyo, Amsterdam and Toronto. Pattern Energy’s corporate headquarters are in San Francisco.


Job Purpose

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 Responsibilities

  • 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.


Experience/Qualifications/Education Required

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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