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Manager, Internal Controls and Compliance - Transformation

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. 

Purpose

The Manager reports into the Internal Controls and Compliance team and works with the SAP transformation teams to support the internal controls over financial reporting (“ICFR”) work stream. This Role is also accountable to support the functional duties throughout the course of the SAP implementation project such as design workshops, Functional Specification Document review and validation, security design validation, integration testing, cut-over and hyper care support as needed. In addition, the role will support assigned activities related to the Sarbanes Oxley (“SOX”) program at Liberty.

Accountabilities

 

SAP ICFR Work Stream Lead

  • Plan, lead and manage the ICFR workstream deliverables to ensure timely execution and delivery. Bring expertise in ICFR to the Project based on overall controls knowledge and experience.
  • Support the Internal Controls Team and the 3rd party consultants through all phases of the Project in delivering the corresponding work plan and deliverables, e.g., Risk and Control Matrices updates, process and control narratives, controls configuration testing, controls training, IT general controls support, GRC support, SOC report assessment, etc.
  • Ensure continual communication and collaboration with the various SAP IT Project teams regarding ICFR related matters.
  • Suggest and implement timely problem prevention and resolution actions.
  • Provide regular updates to the Project leadership team and management team and ensure status alignment and timely issue resolution.
  • Act as the primary contact for coordinating and supporting the internal and/or external ICFR audit efforts related to the Project.

 

Functional Team Support

Participate in the following SAP functional efforts as required:

  • Design workshop / alignment session with business / end users
  • Review and validate Functional Specification Documents and testing documents
  • User access security design and validation, including segregation of duties risk analysis and resolution
  • Integrated testing
  • Data conversion and validation
  • Cutover activities
  • Development of training materials and conducting training sessions
  • Post project go-live support

 

SOX Program Support

Support assigned activities as required such as:

  • Create and update process narratives/flowcharts for new acquisitions
  • Perform and/or support SOC 1 Type 2 internal controls report assessments
  • eGRC Archer tool data migration and reports creation

Education and Experience

  • University - Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of previous experience with Internal controls 
  • Project management experience; Project management professional (PMP) designation is 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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