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Senior Accountant

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 III will work with the ERP project leads with the implementation of SAP S4 Hanna FICO. The Accountant III is an integral part of the ERP Transformation team working closely with other project team members, 3rd party consultants, system integrator and business stakeholders to successfully implement SAP S4 Hanna across our entities. 

Accountabilities

 

  • Support the project leads with FICO SAP S4 Hanna implementation
  • Data conversions, validation and mapping of legacy projects/work orders and financial work orders to SAP S4 Hanna
  • Assist with updating process flows and process design documents
  • Assist with testing, test script execution, log defects and retest, 
  • Assist with reporting test results and running reports and dashboards
  • Run GL reports and compare to legacy systems 
  • Assist with the regulatory reports inventory
  • Work with project team members on deliverables and task
  • Assist in maintaining the chart of account mapping table
  • Assist in the month end close process (testing, maintain checklist)
  • Assist with the financial integrations and validations to/from SAP (Concur, Hyperion, Kriyba, Ceridian, Landworks, etc)

Education and Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master in Accounting or Finance required with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in general accounting including all facets of the balance sheet and income statement required.  CPA a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP required.
  • Utility experience and/or understanding of regulatory accounting a plus
  • Great Plains, SAP, Powerplan experience a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, professional presentation and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) particularly in Excel required.
  • Understanding of regulatory accounting a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial information and recognize significant variances, trends and irregularities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and set priorities to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate an ability to problem solve by grasping the key drivers of issues and thinking through solutions that are effective and efficient
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

#LI-Hybrid #LI-CS1

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 (health/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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