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Financial Analyst (Capital Projects)

Merrick, NY, US, 11566

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. 


Reporting to the Manager of Capital Planning and Administration, this position is responsible for providing support for the administration and planning processes for capital improvements. Support may include data extraction, analysis, budgeting, tracking, rate case, approvals and documentation for capital budgets and expenditures for Liberty's regulated water utility operations in Merrick, NY.


  • Provides support and administrative services for all aspects of capital expenditures including budgeting, expenditure tracking, rate cases, job creation, approvals, fixed assets, retirements and project documentation.
  • Assists in planning and coordinating the annual capital budget by working closely with staff and compiling pertinent data to assist staff in making sound decisions with appropriate documentation.
  • Assists in reviewing and circulating capital project expenditure requests from departments for approval by upper management.
  • Conducts analysis and prepares reports as needed by staff and management including data extraction in support of things such as rate cases and reporting requirements.
  • Crafts, updates, and documents capital budget and expenditures along with year-end projections.
  • Organizes and maintains project documentation and approvals in a timely manner.
  • Assists in documenting and updating the standardized processes for capital administration, and helps assure that company policy and SOX compliance is being followed.
  • Works closely with the Finance Department on all capital related issues and helps to assure that there is effective interdepartmental workflow coordination.
  • Supports Company activities from other business units.
  • Performs various other duties as may be assigned by designated staff.

Education and Experience

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Construction or Business Administration,
  • 3+ years of experience in a related field
  • Working knowledge of accounting, project management and construction management practices.
  • Experience with plant accounting, construction administration and fixed assets for an investor owned utility is highly preferred.
  • Advanced skills in word processing and spreadsheet software are required.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office products is preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with internal and external customers under normal and adverse conditions are required.
  • Possess effective interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to work independently and function in a team environment.
  • Be available to work outside normal work hours if needed, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
  • Possess a valid driver license with an acceptable driving record, drive company vehicles and be available for business travel.

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: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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