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Accounting Analyst Co-op

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

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

 

Under the guidance of the Manager, Accounting, the Accounting Analyst Co-op will be assigned tasks and projects which support the Finance function. The candidate will gain exposure to APUC’s renewable energy (wind, solar, hydro, thermal), and utility (water, gas, electric) portfolios.

 

Accountabilities

  • Assist the Accounting team in identifying process improvements
  • Support the creation and documentation of department projects and processes
  • Assist in the compilation of data and performance of calculations for the preparation of recurring and non-routine journal entries
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements
  • Create flow charts and spreadsheets in support of staff projects
  • Ability to deliver quality work across multiple concurrent assignments, meeting deadlines
  • Present written and verbal data analysis
  • React to changes in work assignments; prioritize and undertake all other tasks as assigned

 

Education and Experience

  • 2nd to 4th year Business student attending College or University with a focus in Finance or Accounting
  • Must have experience with data analysis including root cause analysis
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Office Programs: Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent follow up skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities

Purpose

Accountabilities

Education and Experience

Years of Experience

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
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 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.

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