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Accountant - Property Accounting; Joplin, MO

Joplin, MO, US, 64818

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

This role will be in our Accounting department and will perform accounting and analytic functions to accurately prepare and support the Company’s financial statements and related disclosures. This includes recording transactions and performing processes in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, regulated utility requirements, and internal controls. Analyze financial results to ensure accuracy of statements, supporting schedules and disclosures. Manage tasks to meet critical filing deadlines, including working with management and operational department personnel to evaluate accounting information for decision making purposes. Perform, evaluate and document internal controls.

Accountabilities

The selected candidate will need to possess associate level knowledge of accounting principles and digital literacy needed to capture and organize information and assure the accuracy and reliability of data and reports. The position requires you possess knowledge to investigate problems, evaluate and suggest or develop procedural changes. Take necessary action to review financial results and information to ensure they are reasonable and to ensure reporting and processing needs are met in a timely and accurate manner. The associate accountant will need to possess proven writing skills needed for memos, documentation, and reports. They need to have the ability to explain issues related to budgeting, closing or analysis results. Must be comfortable developing good working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the organization and possess the ability to share information, reports and findings to all levels within the organization. Adaptability will be necessary for responding to changes in schedules, reporting requirements and shift in priorities accordingly. Adjusting to new procedures processes and technology in a positive manner will be beneficial. We are looking for someone who can identify problems quickly while examining and evaluating relevant data and information. Ideally being able to break down problems or issues in a logical manner, find the relevant information, and resolve the problem or issue and document such would be a strong suite of this candidate. Looking for someone who asks probing questions that deal with more than just the obvious facts. Has the ability to research accounting issues and evaluate results. This individual will need to be detail orientated and work as accurately as possible to complete tasks. Uses “reasonableness” testing to review information. Overcomes difficult situations in order to meet deadlines and customer expectations. Our accounting team needs someone with the ability to identify and collect all relevant resources needed to complete budget, closing processes and reporting.

Education and Experience

  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance (or equivalent) is required.
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Working experience with Microsoft and accounting software is necessary.
  • Ability to communicate well in either verbal or written form.
  • Competency and experience in utility or related accounting field is preferred.

Years of Experience

2-3 years’ experience preferred; will train the right candidat

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 (helath/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.

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