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Senior Analyst II, Financial Planning and Analysis

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.

Purpose

A chance to define an impact to the process and procedures of the business, while being exposed to a variety of business functions throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will develop within the role and seek progressively challenging responsibilities. Actively support the generation business group and corporate departments by providing detailed and accurate financial analysis, in addition to preparation of short and long term forecasts including the annual budget.

Accountabilities

Key responsibilities
• Provide comprehensive analysis on the financial results, explaining variances in actuals versus budgeted and forecast recommending corrective actions to influence future results
• Coordinate and prepare monthly management financial reports (P&L, variance reports, balance sheets statements, capital expenditures and KPIs) by consolidating imports from, and working with business units and other areas of finance. Ensure all financial information is accurate, appropriately disclosed and supports financial statement presentation and disclosure.
• Develop new analysis and KPIs to enhance understanding of company performance yielding new insights. Assist in process improvements for variance in financial reporting

Budgeting and Forecasting
• Work on assigned portfolios, complete quarterly reforecasts (including the annual budget) based on the long-term models in Clarity
• Build and maintain supplementary models to support the forecast process in coordination with business unit leaders
• Provide analysis to support the writing of the quarterly Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) and the Annual Information Form
• Assist in providing explanations and support during the quarterly audits

Reporting System
• Assist in maintaining data input templates and reports for users
• Perform periodic reconciliation of the planning tool data to the company ERP
• Provide financial analysis and business decision support for ad hoc projects
 

Education and Experience

• Minimum 2 - 3 years of experience in an analytical role, experience dealing with senior individuals of both financial and non-financial nature is preferred
• CPA (CA preferred)
• University degree in business or commerce
• Advanced knowledge of MS Excel is mandatory (Pivot tables, V&H Lookup, simple Macros)
• Experience with SAC/ Clarity 7 considered an asset
• Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
• Excellent project management, multi-tasking and organizational skill
 

Years of Experience

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion1 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.1

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

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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