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Manager, Internal Control and Compliance

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

At Algonquin-Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


This position is responsible to manage the core functions of the internal controls over financial reporting program that includes quarterly, annual and on-going program cycle activities as well as special projects. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills and will work with varying levels of management and cross-functional teams within the organization.


  • Execute the phases of the organization’s internal controls over financial reporting program including, but not limited to:
    • Planning and scoping activities
    • Validating control documentation with management
    • Supporting management during walkthroughs and test of controls  
    • Reviewing control gaps and supporting management with remediation plan design
    • Monitoring remediation status of findings
    • Track key performance indicators
    • SOC 1 report assessments
  • Maintain master data integrity for the risk and control framework details and manage all changes to the framework
  • Challenge the status quo and continuously improve and standardize processes and controls 
  • Support business partners across the organization with internal controls over financial reporting education,  implementation and adherence  
  • Work with Internal Audit and the external auditor as needed
  • Participate in special projects as required

Education and Experience

  • CPA (CA, CGA, CMA)
  • 5 to 10 years of progressive experience in compliance or audit with a focus on risks and controls
  • Strong knowledge of SOX, COSO 2013 and COBIT frameworks
  • Proactive self-starter with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, project management, analytical, and critical thinking skills
  • SAP experience is mandatory
  • Utilities industry experience considered an asset

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.


Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.


Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further.

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 our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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