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Director, Finance and Administration

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. Serve as Department Director, responsible for ensuring financial information of Liberty is accurately and timely recorded and in compliance with GAAP, FERC, and other Federal and State requirements. 

Accountabilities

Implement and monitor accounting policies, processes and internal control structure to assure transactions ae recorded in accordance with GAAP, regulatory accounting principles and Company policies.
Coordinate and direct a high performing team capable of accumulating, processing and reporting information in an accurate and timely manner across areas of revenue, fuel, plant and property, accounts payable and tax. 
Provide support, training, and growth opportunities to department employees.
Ensure that all company benefit plan activity is reflected and recorded accurately in the Company’s consolidated financial statements in accordance with GAAP. 
Coordinate Benefits Committee meetings and serve as a liaison to plan auditors and actuaries and Liberty Customer Care Leadership. 
Identify and research new accounting and regulatory pronouncements, analyze their effect on the financial statements and rate recovery mechanisms, document conclusions and propose appropriate controls, processes and entries to properly reflect the new items in the Company’s financial statements. 
Coordinate any implementations of changes to processes and controls.
Oversee the SOX controls process for the Liberty Kentucky region.
Ensure processes are in place to accurately analyze and account for joint ventures, goodwill and other significant Company contracts to discern accounting implications. #LI-MC1
 

Education and Experience

BS Degree or equivalent and 3 years of experience in Utilities Accounting 
MBA, CPA, and or/ CMA preferred
Thorough understanding of all General Accounting functions
Minimum of 3 years departmental management experience.

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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