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Senior Accountant, WBS

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

 

This role provides review and validation of all O&M and Capital WBS's that are created in SAP. This role will act as a power user to provide proactive and reactive measure as well as coaching to the WBS Preparer. The WBS Senior Accountant will check and validate all WBS creation and settlement rules are done correctly before passing onto the WBS Approver for the release. Will identify and make correction to WBS that are expired, and/or with the improper settlement rules and guide WBS Preparer in using the system and educate them to make correction and detect error, ensuring the system is creating and collecting cost correctly.  

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Accountabilities

 


•    Develop new business process for PPM/PS centralization initiative:

  • Create directory of key stakeholders
  • Create repository for technical and functional documentation, process and work flows
  • SAP roles, responsibilities and security
  • MDG
  • Training plan and repository
  • Support
    • Service Hub workflow & ticketing system
    • Triage handling
  • Ensuring business can meet their internal management reporting, external GAAP reporting, and regulatory reporting needs

 

•    Lead PPM/PS centralization project

  • Testing
  • Training
  • User support
  • Review

 

•    PS/WBS maintenance

  • Review
  • Updating person responsible
  • Settlement rules
  • Allocation structure
  • Mass changes

 

Education and Experience

 

  • 3 years of experience working within SAP FICO & Project Systems
  • 3 years of accounting experience preferably within utility industry with understanding of the regulatory reporting environment
  • SAP PS certification would be an asset 
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience in PPM 
  • Strong excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups)
  • Strong communication skills: verbal, reading, writing
     

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

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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