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Senior Accountant

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

The Senior Accountant (Accountant III) is responsible for the accurate and timely recording of financial transactions within the Company’s financial system. The Senior Accountant will be an integral part of the Plant Accounting team working closely with Operations and other business stakeholders to successfully account for company assets.

Accountabilities

•    Adhere to the monthly book closing schedule including the processing of journal entries and analysis of accounts to accurately value accounts on the general ledger, specifically capital-related accounts
•    Reconcile various Fixed Asset accounts, including CWIP (Construction Work in Progress)
•    Close and Unitize Capital Jobs
•    Participate in data conversion and testing deliverables related to the system conversion to SAP and Powerplan
•    Review junior-level accountants’ work and provide coaching as needed
•    Prepare and/or review Monthly Capital Spending Reports
•    Assist in Capital Expenditure Forecasting
•    Analyze Job Cost, Actual to Budget Comparison
•    Participate in annual Capital Budget Process
•    Maintain Project Governance Documentation
•    Participate in Internal/External Audits
•    Support Regulatory Filings
•    Complete and/or oversee ad-hoc projects related to Plant Accounting 
 

Education and Experience

•    Bachelor’s Degree required with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in fixed asset or general accounting including all facets of the balance sheet and income statement required
•    Utility experience and/or understanding of regulatory accounting a plus
•    Master in Accounting/Finance or CPA a plus
•    Strong knowledge of GAAP required
•    Reviewer or supervisory experience a plus
•    SAP, Powerplan, Great Plains experience a plus
•    Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles required
•    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
•    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

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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