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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.

Purpose

The Analyst, Business Development plays a key role in the acquisition and development of renewable energy projects with a primary focus on owning and developing financial models, providing advice on business deal structures, and coordinating due diligence within the wind generation team.

Accountabilities

Financial Analysis:

•  Prepare detailed financial models for proposed development and acquisition opportunities
• Verify and document all major assumptions contained in financial models
• Must be able to prepare reliable financial models which will form the basis for major strategic decisions.
•  Assist in preparing ad-hoc financial report and analysis  
 

Communication:

• Liaise with finance groups (Tax, Accounting, Treasury, etc.) on a regular basis to track operating and capital expenses in accordance with budget
• Utilize strong communication skills to collect and document information from Algonquin team members and third party partners to support key assumptions
 

Market Research:

• Maintain current knowledge of implications of tax and tax equity for the US and Canadian markets      
• Keep up to date with trends in the power & utilities space, including technology, construction, financing, etc 
 

Due Diligence:

• Assist in the due diligence process of potential investment opportunities including review of legal documentation and liaising with various Subject Matter Experts (SME) internally and externally

 

Education and Experience

University - Bachelor degree or equivalent  in finance, accounting or engineering  
     
1-3 years of experiences     
     
 

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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