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Compliance Analyst

We better the lives of our customers and communities.


The Compliance department is responsible for creating and maintaining an internal compliance program that ensures the organization conducts business with the highest standards of ethics and integrity and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulation. Reporting into the Director of Compliance Strategy & Performance, the Analyst Compliance Program plays a leading role in framework development and management of the Algonquin/Liberty Internal Compliance Program.


Compliance program management

• Manage the compliance program, create and establish metrics and performance assessment, and develop regular reporting for enterprise compliance to leadership/executives.  Review and develop existing compliance program elements to meet requirements, including development of record retention approach and ensure embedded within business units.
• Support the compliance framework performance model to ensure successful delivery of the Algonquin/Liberty compliance program.
Strategy and Development of compliance program
• Working with Director, develop the strategy and training approach and content related to the enterprise-wide compliance program development.  Work with HR and business to establish training requirements and cadence. Develop approach to compliance tracking system(s) and work across business units to develop plan to operationalize.
Manage development and administration of corporate policies
• Manage development, administration, and sustainment of corporate policies and procedures, including SharePoint site and governance.  Identify and create new policies and procedures where needed.  Work with technical writers to develop and enhance policies and procedures.
• Support employee training and documentation on compliance related topics, policies, or procedures

Lead on priority compliance Issues

• Identify and analyze factors that may affect risk mitigation and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements
• Lead on priority compliance issues and risk areas to present solutions and coaching working with business areas.
• Validate that issues identified through compliance monitoring and review processes are promptly addressed
• Present to leadership and executives.

Education and Experience

• University - Bachelor degree or equivalent, professional designations in compliance or risk preferred
• 1-3 years relevant experience  with exposure to compliance field
• Experience in the energy sector and/or regulatory compliance strongly preferred
• Advanced knowledge of MS Office, Visio and SharePoint required
• Ability to learn new systems

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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