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Senior Financial Analyst

Litchfield Park, AZ, US, 85340

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.

Purpose

Provides support to the West Region finance group with monthly deliverables, Management Reporting, Variance Analysis, Capital Spend Analysis, Performance Measurement using the Balanced Scorecard, and assistance in preparation of budgets and forecast deliverables.

Accountabilities

  • Provides comprehensive analysis of the financial results, explaining variances in actual results.
  • Recommends and implements improvements to organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Prepares activities related to month end and quarter end reporting.
  • Provides financial analysis and forecasting support for ad hoc projects and bridge results.
  • Assist with the yearly budgeting process.
  • Completes Special Projects as assigned by Senior Management.
  • Assist with all internal and external audits.
  • Prepares and presents written and oral reports.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting or finance
  • 5-7 years of related experience with a minimum of five years in a capacity that reflects increasing levels of responsibility and accomplishments. 
  • Prior utility background a plus.
  • Must have experience working with financial applications. Experience with JDE financial application, Great Plains or Clarity is a plus.
  • Experience with budgeting/forecasting, financial reporting, audit/internal audit, and all facets of general accounting.
  • Be able to research and analyze business issues, implement, and/or recommend possible courses of action.
  • Possess proficient skills in internet and standard PC software applications (e.g. spreadsheets, word processing, databases, presentations, email, etc.). Experience with Microsoft Office is preferred.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to express technical concepts clearly in non-technical terms and to explain plans and ideas to senior management. Be able to communicate in English with others, including internal and external customers, under normal and adverse conditions.
  • Must have a high degree of accuracy.
  • Be able to exercise independent judgment, discretion, professionalism, and tact in all areas of work including matters of a sensitive and/or confidential nature.
  • Be able to work independently, be a self-starter, function in a team environment, and manage competing deadlines.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance as a front-line representative of the Company.
  • Be able to work weekends, holidays, and extra time as required.
  • Be able to travel for business.

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

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: Phoenix

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