Accounts Payable Specialist


Onyx Renewable Partners L.P. (“Onyx”), a Blackstone portfolio company, is an integrated renewable energy development and investment company that develops, acquires and owns energy projects primarily within the solar generation and storage sectors in North America. Onyx is headquartered in New York City and is managed by a team of professionals who have collectively developed more than 9 GW of renewable energy projects.

Job Description

Onyx is seeking a highly motivated Accounts Payable Specialist to join its accounting team. This role will report to the Controller and is responsible for all day-to-day accounts payable operations.


  • Review invoices and assign proper general ledger account and budget coding

  • Process weekly payment runs from multiple bank accounts for different subsidiaries

  • Monitor accounts payable aging to ensure payments are processed in a timely manner

  • Audit employee expense reports for compliance against Company T&E policy

  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues with vendors, providing timely response to all inquiries

  • Run accounts payables project reports for vendor and budgetary review

  • Reply to internal requests on payments status updates

  • Maintain up-to-date vendor information and payment terms within AP module

  • Assist with month-end AP close and preparation of reports under tight deadlines

  • Prepare Form 1099s on an annual basis

  • Interface with external auditors as part of annual audits

  • Make recommendations to enhance efficiency and automate processes

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles (e.g. capital expenditures vs non-capital expenditures) and controls and compliance requirements

  • Experience with automated purchasing and A/P processes and ERP systems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be detail and results-oriented with an ability to work in a cross-functional, fast paced, and constantly evolving environment as well as extended hours, as required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (v-lookups, sum-ifs, pivot tables, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Intacct accounting system

  • Experience with Concur Expense and Invoice

  • Experience in the renewable energy, power & utilities, real estate, or construction industry

EEO Statement 

Onyx Renewable Partners L.P. (“Onyx”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Onyx complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Onyx expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Onyx’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.