Pine Gate Renewables is seeking an experienced Tax Accountant that is excited about working in the dynamic renewable energy industry. This position will report to the Tax Manager and assist in the management of income, property, sales and use and other taxes for a large multi-entity structure. You should have the ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple projects simultaneously, make decisions, prioritize job duties, and meet assigned deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


  • Manage tax due date calendar to ensure all filings are timely processed, including updating for new farms as completed
  • Timely preparation of monthly sales and use tax returns and annual property tax listings
  • Manage payment of sales and use tax, real and personal property tax payments and other taxes, including updating management support tools for new projects
  • Liaison with landowners to ensure tax bills are received timely and payments are made in accordance with lease agreements, including maintenance of landowner contact database
  • Preparation of annual property tax accrual budgets for operating solar farms to be used by asset management and fund accounting
  • Management of property tax and sales and use tax estimates for development projects as requested by the development or finance teams. This may include actual preparation of estimates or to support the team
  • Preparation of annual forms 1099 for over 75 organizations
  • Assist the tax manager in gathering information for third party tax return preparers
  • Assist the tax manager in preparing income tax projections, including gathering information regarding book-tax differences, state apportionment and other items
  • Assist in determining appropriate categorization of expenses for cost certification related to solar tax credits
  • Provide support to other departments as needed, including asset management, EPC, accounting, development and finance
  • Perform other responsibilities as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3+ plus years of corporate and/or public accounting experience
  • Must have experience with sales and use and property tax
  • CPA preferred
  • Solar, fund, construction, and/or real estate accounting experience preferred
  • Experience with joint ventures and complex organizational structures preferred
  • Experience with Sage Intacct accounting software a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with the ability to develop strong relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Proficient at MS Office

At Pine Gate Renewables, we are committed to developing solar farms throughout the country. Our approach utilizes experience-backed management and real-time industry knowledge to site and develop projects in a way that delivers the maximum benefit to communities, utilities and investors. We work hard, and we like to have fun along the way.

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