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Analyst, Business Development


Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


The Analyst, Regulated Business Development plays a key role in the acquisition of utilities and development of renewable projects within utilities with a primary focus on owning and developing financial models, coordinating due diligence, and providing business case support for development projects within utilities. The Analyst, Business Development is part of the regulated development team located at our corporate office in Oakville.


  • Prepare financial models and analysis of proposed development and acquisition projects with a primary focus on utilities opportunities in the US and Canada
  • Prepare analysis to regulators to support and justify development projects within utilities
  • Utilize strong communication skills to ensure models reflect inputs from internal and external Subject Matter Experts (SME)
  • Support on due diligence process on potential acquisition opportunities through liaising with internal and external SME’s
  • Ensure all assumptions contained in financial models are properly vetted and documented
  • Provide advice to the deal team on deal structure, opportunities, and risks, based on the sensitivity of project metrics to changes in project assumptions
  • Prepare investment summaries and presentations for Senior Management to support decision making using output from financial models
  • Provide support to other analysts through sharing modelling and power market expertise
  • Support other ad-hoc projects to further drive the teams development objectives

Education and Experience

  • Strong excel skills and experience with development of detailed financial models, preferably including the modeling of complex financial structures such as US tax equity transactions
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering or other related fields required
  • Professional designation (CPA, CFA, CBV) or MBA an asset
  • Must have a keen interest in the power & utilities sector and a passion for renewable energy
  • Position requires the ability to:  work on multiple projects/tasks at one time, to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines, work as part of and contribute to a multidisciplinary team
  • Requires positive attitude and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Candidates should thrive in a dynamic and ever changing environment and possess an entrepreneurial mindset

Who we are

We know that the services we provide directly affect and are essential to our customers’ quality of life and wellbeing. From homes to hospitals, elder-care facilities to elementary schools, our customers depend on our ability to continue to provide safe and reliable energy and water services. For more than 30 years, Liberty has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our renewable energy and regulated utility services into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Today, Liberty provides regulated water, electricity, and natural gas utility services to over 807,000 customers in the United States and Canada. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represents over 2 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity and more than 1.6 GW of renewable energy projects under construction.

Through embedding sustainability in our day-to-day business decisions and putting our customers first in all that we do, we know that we can do well by doing good. We recognize that we have a role to play in leading the energy transition towards greener solutions for our customers and communities. And, our recent recognition in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and as one of the Top 10 of Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World ranking are testaments to our work in sustainability.

About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp:

Liberty is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (“Algonquin”). Algonquin is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $11 billion of total assets. Common shares, preferred shares, and installment receipts are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols AQN, AQN.PR.A, AQN.PR.D, and AQN.IR.  APUC's common shares are also listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AQN. 

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What we offer

  • Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

  • Share purchase/match plan

  • Pension Plan

  • Free refreshments

  • 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.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.


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