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Accountant

Ashland, KY, US, 41101

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America.  This individual will perform accounting functions as necessary to collect, develop, analyze and present the Company’s revenue, capital, and O&M budgets. Compile and analyze budget and actual information for various reporting requirements, internal and external. Handle inquiries about budget information. Researches accounting questions as needed. Performs various accounting functions related to the monthly closing process. Continually enhance processes and procedures. 

 

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Accountabilities

  • Participate as a member of the accounting team to ensure transactions are reflected in the budget and accounting systems in accordance with sound budget and accounting practices and company policy.
  • Provide accurate and timely budget reports to aid in decision making and to enhance individual department efficiency and planning. Assist internal customers with solving budget related problems.
  • Coordinate the collection of data and the development of the annual Revenue, Capital, and O&M budgets. This includes maintenance and documentation of the budget detail data and systems as well as developing and executing to the approved budget schedules.
  • Consult with management and budgeters to develop reports for management, outside auditors and other internal or external customers detailing Revenues, Capital and O&M expenditures/costs, actual to budget variances, actual current period to actual previous period variances, and various other related information as required.
  • Perform ongoing evaluation of the budget data through comparison of budget versus actual data. Analyze variances and request explanations from departments when necessary. Establish continuous communication with other departments to develop efficient reports and/or accurate data.
  • Support the development of long-range financial forecasts and other long-range budget based projects prepared by other departments. Compile Capital budget data to maintain five-year projections.
  • Coordinate and review work done by other accountants in the completion of budget related activities. Perform other special finance/accounting related special projects as requested.

Education and Experience

  • BS Degree in Accounting and equivalent with an understanding of competency and experience in public or business accounting 
  • High level of personal computer skills is required.
  • People Soft Experience preferred

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Huntington
Nearest Secondary Market: Ashland

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