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Analyst, Energy Forecasting

Londonderry, NH, US, 03053

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

Liberty Utilities is currently seeking a Forecast Analyst for our forecasting team in the Energy Procurement Department. The forecasting team produces the electric and gas forecast for Liberty Utilities. As an analyst you will participate in the development, presentation and defense of the gas and electric forecast for Liberty’s service territories using econometric/time series methods. You will support internal business customers including Energy Supply, Engineering, Regulatory, Strategy, Finance, etc.

Accountabilities

  • Develop and/or maintain datasets, as needed, to support forecasting and reporting requirements
  • Develop data driven, insightful analyses to address business challenges or identify opportunities, and provide actionable recommendations
  • Assist in development of gas and electric load forecast using econometric methods. Perform additional statistical analysis relating to the forecast as necessary.
  • Update forecast processes and documentation to ensure they are efficiently, appropriate, transparent, flexible and reproducible
  • Respond to data request from internal business customers and regulatory bodies for rate cases and other proceedings.
  • Collaborate with internal business customers (including supply, engineering, regulatory, strategy) regarding forecast methodology and analysis and ensure or deliverables meet their needs.
  • Stay current in all policies, regulatory requirements, market trends, and industry standards regarding customer energy use and technologies and ensure the forecast properly account for those

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors or more advanced degree in a quantitative or analytical field such as Economics, statistics, mathematics, or related field
  • 3+ years practical experience in a quantitative, data-driven business environment preferred
  • Knowledge of database structures and database querying tools
  • Expertise in statistical programming software such as R, SAS
  • Relevant energy industry experience preferred but not required.
  • Highly proficient with Excel
  • Ability to design rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Loves exploring data
  • Curiosity about how things work and why
  • Highly motivated, willing to learn
  • Must be U.S. Citizen, or Permanent Resident

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: Boston

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