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Senior Accountant

Londonderry, NH, US, 03053 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1E 3R8 Salem, NH, US, 03079 Manchester, NH, US, 03101 Nashua, NH, US, 03060 Salem, NH, US, 03079 Massena, NY, US, 13662 Ogdensburg, NY, US, 13669 Fall River, MA, US, 02720 Gainesville, GA, US, 30501 Lebanon, NH, US, 03766-2637 Hooksett, NH, US, 03010 Sea Cliff, NY, US, 11579-1926 Merrick, NY, US, 11566 Columbus, GA, US, 31901 Hewlett, NY, US, 11557 Keene, NH, US, 03431 Concord, NH, US, 03301 Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA, E3B 7G5

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. 



This position is responsible for the accurate and timely recording of financial transactions within the Company’s financial system. The Accountant III is also responsible for adherence to the book closing process and Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) as well as the financial analysis of results.


• Adhering to the monthly book closing schedule including the processing of journal entries and analysis of accounts to accurately value accounts on the general ledger including but not limited to regulatory accounting (e.g., electric distribution, pension, environmental, etc.)
• Contributing to the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package
• Perform GL account reconciliations
• Preparing regulatory reports
• Providing guidance to field operations on account coding of expenses
• Supporting all internal units of the business including utility operations, regulatory and pricing, customer service, procurement and all administrative levels
• Providing analysis of information for users of financial information
• Providing solutions to business issues as well as embracing change as an essential component of performance
• Completing special projects as needed (e.g., support for internal, external, and regulatory audits, supporting regulatory and rate case filings)
• Preparing quarterly cash flow statement and balance sheet analytics
• Adhere to and maintain the financial results consistent with ICFR policies

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree/Associates Degree in Accounting preferred
• Work experience in the Utility industry a plus
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles required
• Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills, professional presentation and the ability to communicate effectively.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) particularly in Excel required.
• Understanding of regulatory accounting a plus
• Demonstrated ability to analyze financial information and recognize significant variances, trends and irregularities
• Ability to manage multiple projects and set priorities to meet deadlines
• Demonstrated ability to problem solve by grasping the key drivers of issues and thinking through solutions that are effective and efficient
• Ability to establish a high level of confidence with internal personnel and external contacts

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


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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