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Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

We better the lives of our customers and communities.

Purpose

The FP&A Senior Manager is responsible for managing processes within the Financial Planning and Analysis team to: 

  • Develop and maintain complex short and long term financial models for decision making purposes
  • Assist in the development of scenario analysis to address requests from senior management for new business opportunities or other inquiries
  • Prepare and maintain accurate forecasts in a timely manner to present to external and internal parties 
  • Industry research and analysis 

Accountabilities

 

Financial Forecasting and Planning

  • Lead the current short and long term forecasting and planning process and provide recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Closely monitor financial performance and update the short term model as needed, implement process improvement intiatives
  • Build and develop corporate financial models in order to provide accurate financial picture of the entity and provide valuation support as needed (SOTP, DCF, etc.)
  • Participate in the development, improvement and update of Long-term Model – five year financial projection plan for Algonquin and its business groups
  • Work closely with Treasury, Tax, Accounting and Business Development to ensure planning assumptions are aligned with the key stakeholders, ensure collaboration and mutual accountability is in place
  • Assist in the preparation of long-term financial projection presentations to the Board of Directors, Senior Management and various stakeholders as required

Other Responsibilities

  • Support business development and investor relations teams
  • Assist in maintaining and developing company-wide KPIs
  • Model scenario analysis based on the request from the senior management team 
  • Develop and maintain new financial models
  • Develop strong understanding of the company’s structure and be the expert in various areas of business including but not limited to HLBV income, project financing, utility and renewable energy modeling
  • Provide market research and analysis on industry and peer trends
  • Assist with financial valuations of various business units 
  • Assist with Investor Day presentations 
  • Provide input and guidance on strategic financial issues
  • Identification and investigation of financial performance variances as needed
  • Develop various management presentations as required

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree or greater (e.g. Business, Accounting, Economics, Commerce, etc.).
  • CPA-CA credentials
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 7 years + progressive experience in accounting and/or finance roles.
  • Candidate should possess strong skills in the areas of analytics/modeling and spreadsheet/database creation and maintenance through formal training and/or experience.
  • Prior experience with SAP SAC is an asset;
  • Preference would be for a candidate who also possesses experience in power generation or utilities industries.
  • High attention to detail and desire to learn.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs including; Excel (advanced level required), PowerPoint and Word.
  • Ability to work as a team member with peers and management to help drive continuous improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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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