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Accounting Manager, Sunrun

Who We Are
Sunrun’s mission is to make solar energy affordable for more people. We help people upgrade their home to solar energy without the big upfront costs. Instead, we use a variety of project finance structures to purchase solar facilities for our homeowners and sell them electricity under long-term contracts. We are looking for high performers to join our team and help us scale as we grow across thousands of households across over ten states.

The Accounting Manager role is within our fund accounting group and will provide oversight to the Company’s solar energy fund portfolio and manage the operational, accounting, tax, reporting and compliance requirements associated with these funds. The solar energy fund structures are financing vehicles used to finance the leasing of solar energy systems and include partnerships, inverted lease structures and non-partnership lease pass through structures. This position will manage a higly creative and technical team, providing hands on guidance at both an operational and technical accounting level. This position will liaise cross functionally with internal groups such as Asset Management, Project Finance, Legal, IT, Operations and Corporate Tax to ensure investor reporting, compliance and tax filing requirements are met.

The Fund Accounting team is under the direction of our incredible CFO, Anne Brennan. Please check out Anne's profile at

Position Responsibilities
Assist in developing and improving processes and procedures for our growing department.

Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to assigned staff that ensures development of a highly skilled and motivated team.

Responsible for completion of accounting for specific funds and performing detailed review of account reconciliations including Accounts Receivable, Construction in Progress, Fixed Assets, Prepaid Rent, Deferred Revenue, and Equity accounts.

Manage the monthly close process for specific funds.

Assist in consolidation of legal entities and provide reporting and analysis to executive management and investors.

Manage quarterly review and annual fund audits.

Manage the on-boarding of new funds providing detailed analysis of fund accounting requirements. 

Research technical accounting issues to ensure proper accounting treatment in accordance with US GAAP.

Work with the Funds team to implement and improve processes. 

Assist in departmental, resource and project planning.

Assist with Oracle implementation, by providing business requirements, process design, and performing user testing.

Other ad hoc projects as needed.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance related field

5 to 7 years experience with at least 2 years in a management role

CPA and public accounting experience; preferably from the Big 4•Solid understanding of GAAP; knowledge of lease accounting, partnership and fund accounting knowledge highly desirable.

Ability to interpret complex structured finance models

Ability to prioritize and multi-task accordingly in a fast paced environment is required

Must be detailed-oriented and highly organized

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Oracle R12 or comparable system experience desirable, 

Expert in Excel required

If you are interested in applying for the position, please contact Manash directly by sending him your CV to [].