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Manager, Financial 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 Manager, Financial Reporting & Complex Accounting demonstrates strong accounting standards (U.S. GAAP) knowledge, is accountable for performing accounting research, providing accounting guidance, supporting Algonquin Power and Utilities Company quarterly and year-end finance activities as well as managing complex accounting.

This role works closely with functional finance teams across the board. 

Accountabilities

 

  • Provide accounting research and analysis of significant contracts and complex accounting transactions
  • Provide accounting research on new accounting and reporting developments
  • Assess the impact of accounting changes on financial statements, procedures and internal controls
  • Assist with recommendation/advise finance / business accordingly
  • Assist with compliance to financial reporting requirements for SEC registrants
  • Assist with dual reporting requirements (US GAAP and regulatory accounting)
  • Keep abreast of current and proposed accounting standards/practices 
  • Keeping current with current company activity/business development;  
  • Manage finance and accounting activities related to complex accounting matters such as: 
    • acquisition due diligence, purchase equation and integration of newly acquired businesses into the Company’s finance and accounting systems
    • pension and other post employment benefits 
    • financial instruments and derivatives 
    • property, plant & equipment complexities (cost of removal, aid in construction, asset retirement obligations, etc)
    • recognition of revenue
    • fair value measurement
    • Variable interest entities
  • Support Algonquin Power and Utilities Company quarterly and year-end finance activities 
  • Support Algonquin Power and Utilities Company quarterly reviews and year-end audit activities
  • Participates in planning, developing and delivering financial reporting training programs 

Education and Experience

 

  • Professional accounting designation such as CA, CPA 
  • 7-10 years of accounting experience
  • Experience in utilities (rate-regulated) industry 
  • Expert understanding of US GAAP 
  • Expert understanding of regulated / utility accounting 
  • Understanding of IFRS is a plus 
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong analytical skills 
  • Strong strategic thinker, growth-orientation
  • Presents quick decision-making skills
  • Team player and adaptable to change
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Extensive knowledge of Great Plains (or equivalent accounting package) 
     

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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