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Manager, External Reporting

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

 

The External Reporting Manager will be responsible for external financial reporting for APUC.  Primary objectives of the manager are to consolidate the financial information, to use oversight to ensure financial reporting accuracy and compliance, to proactively improve reporting by introducing enhancements or new reports to increase usefulness while reducing preparation time, and to review the accounting for complex transactions. 

Accountabilities

 

External financial reporting

  • Prepare external reporting to the public, financial institutions and other stakeholders, including review of financials and notes to the financial statements, MD&A and updating Workiva. 
    • Preparation of the Quarterly and annual APUC financial statements and notes to the financials 
    • Review and consolidate the cash flow statements prepared by divisional teams for quarterly statements
    • Quarterly and annual standalone legal entities financial statements for financial institutions and regulators
    • Coordinating with the Treasury team on reviewing and updating financial metrics and capex disclosures for the MD&A. 
    • Prepare monthly consolidated statements and analysis for internal stakeholders
  • Manage the external audit process by liaising with auditors, as required, throughout the year to ensure timely completion of the financial and SOX audit.
  • Responsible for maintaining strong internal controls and ensuring SOX compliance:
  • Build relationships with the divisional and cross-functional finance teams. 
  • Manage chart of account mapping for new acquisitions and provide financial reporting guidance and training on relevant systems and processes.
  • Lead ad hoc reporting requests

Accounting & Consolidation

  • Working with the Corporate Accounting team, ensure that transactions are recorded and reported in a timely and error-free manner.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate data in HFM, including ICP mapping, overrides, equity roll, metadata and mapping changes
  • Working with divisional teams, ensure that source systems to HFM account mapping is accurate and timely
  • Ensure intercompany variances are resolved to acceptable thresholds 
  • Lead with continuous improvement efforts
  • Review of regulatory reporting for APUC and liaising with the regulatory team to address data requests.

Education and Experience

 

  • CPA,CA designation 
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience combined experience in financial reporting and auditing
  • University degree, preferably in business or commerce
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel and Other MS Office applications
  • Experience with HFM, GP and SAP
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • A proactive and independent individual
  • Excellent technical accounting skills and knowledge of GAAP (US GAAP preferable)

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

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

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.

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