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Plant Accountant (18 months contract)

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.

At 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 Accountant is responsible for the maintenance, reconciliation and reporting of Fixed Assets. Primary objectives are to support the Accounting department process to ensure the integrity, reliability and accuracy of financial information.  To develop and enforce a strong internal control environment, including clear documentation, SOX compliance, and the continuous improvement of accounting processes towards industry best practices.

Accountabilities

 

  • Preparation and reconciliation of Fixed Asset Sub Ledger: Additions, Retirements and adjustments
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Assets sub ledger, including the set-up of asset classes, additions, retirements, transfers, useful life updates and monthly depreciation routines
  • Preparation of monthly Construction Work in Progress reconciliation by job/project
  • Co-ordination of quarterly Project Status confirmations from the various teams
  • Review and verification of GL account mapping related to new Capex and Opex project codes
  • Collation and upload of monthly Business Development accruals 
  • Quarterly preparation of ARO accretion and Units of Production journal entries 
  • Preparation of the quarterly Fixed Asset Continuity Schedule
  • Annual Weighted Average calculation of useful lives for Plant and Equipment
  • Support Senior Analyst with annual Statistics submissions 
  • Compliance with Internal Auditing and Control requirements and liaison with internal and external auditors in regards to Fixed Asset information
  • Understand Regulatory Accounting for Fixed Assets to assist the Regulated Business
  • Proactively support other team members on ad-hoc projects, financial audits and process improvement initiatives

Education and Experience

 

  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Experience with Great Plains, Hyperion and Power Plan is an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with all internal stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills with great attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to work independently and to effectively prioritize in a fast-paced environment 
  • Working towards the CPA designation

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

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (helath/dental/vision/life)

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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