Sunrun, Inc

  • Sr. Accountant, Strategic Partnerships

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Requisition ID
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Accountant position is a critical role for our rapidly-growing company within our Strategic Partnerships team. This person will work in close partnership with the Accounts Payable, Project Management, Asset Management, Operations and IT teams, as well as serving as a point of contact for our external auditors. All entities this Senior Accountant will be working on are both stand-alone and special purpose, used as financing vehicles for the Company.


    • Accounting for numerous strategic partnerships (funds)
    • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to prepaid rent, deferred revenue, long-term and short-term debt, interest expense, various operating expenses and revenues, and equity accounts
    • Responsible for recording accurate financial transactions in each entity in accordance with GAAP
    • Record and reconcile inter-company activity, including inter-company payables, receivables, investments, and lease payments
    • Experience with building and tailoring datasets to perform analysis based on various business requirements
    • Prepare quarterly analytics and financial statements to investors and lenders
    • Assist in external financial reporting processes
    • Assist with the preparation and recording of investor capital calls and cash distribution activities 
    • Work with independent auditors to provide support for audited financial statements
    • Facilitate and maintain internal cross-departmental relationships
    • Assist with Oracle implementation tasks, such as user acceptance testing
    • Assist with special projects as required  



    • Minimum B.S./B.A. degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience; solar energy industry experience and/or public accounting experience preferred. CPA preferred but not required.
    • 4+ years’ experience in a similar role
    • Must have month-end close experience
    • Strong, self-motivated, ability to work independently and proactively, results-oriented, with superior planning, time management and written and oral communication skills
    • Thorough knowledge of operating and reporting structures and financial policies and procedures
    • Strong strategic leadership and management skills with proven ability to facilitate cross-functional relationships to satisfy task completion
    • Ability to identify problems and discrepancies, independently perform research and analysis of causes, and recommend corrective action 
    • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with executive management and external parties
    • Strong knowledge of Excel required; comfort with manipulating and managing large amounts of data
    • Knowledge of Oracle Applications-R12 preferred



    Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination and harassment of any kind. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun. That’s why we strive to make solar inclusive. Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. We do our best to make sure all people feel respected, supported and connected at work. That includes our support for members and allies of all underrepresented groups through our internal employee networks such as Sunrun Women’s Network, Sunrun’s Veterans Network (“Liberty”), Women in Tech, and Sunrun’s LGBTQ affinity group.


    We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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