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Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

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.

Purpose

 

The FP&A Senior Manager is responsible for leading, executing and managing various components related to financial modeling and analyses within the Financial Planning and Analysis team. Primary Responsibilities include: 

  • Lead the day-to-day maintenance, management and development of the Algonquin’s consolidated financial models (short-and long-term) for decision making purposes.
  • Deliver value added analysis, including the development of scenario analysis to address requests from Senior Management.
  • Ensure the delivery of accurate and timely financial information to Senior Management, to support critical business decisions.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate forecasts in a timely manner to present to external and internal parties. 
  • Lead the preparation and presentation of findings and analysis to Senior Management.
  • Industry and peer research and analysis. 

Accountabilities

 

Accountabilities

  • Financial Forecasting and Planning
  • Lead the development, management, day-to-day maintenance and continuous improvement of Algonquin’s Long-Term Model (five-year financial projection plan for Algonquin and its business groups).
  • Actively participate in the current short-and long-term forecasting and planning process and provide recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Closely monitor financial performance and update the short- and long-term models as needed.
  • Build and develop corporate financial models and analyses in order to provide accurate financial picture of the entity and provide valuation support as needed (SOTP, DCF, etc.).
  • Work closely with Treasury, Tax, Accounting and Business Development to ensure planning assumptions are aligned with the key stakeholders, ensure collaboration and mutual accountability is in place.
  • Assist in the preparation of long-term financial projection presentations to the Board of Directors, Senior Management and various stakeholders as required.
  • Provide support and scenario analysis for CFO, Treasury, Investor Relations, Business Development, and various stakeholders as required.
  • Identification and investigation of financial performance variances as needed.

Other Accountabilities

  • Assist in maintaining and developing company-wide KPIs.
  • Develop strong understanding of the company’s structure and be the expert in various areas of business including but not limited to HLBV income, project financing, utility and renewable energy modeling.
  • Assist with Investor Day presentations. 
  • Provide input and guidance on strategic financial issues.

Education and Experience

 

  • 7 years + progressive experience in similar roles.
  • Prior experience (ideally 3+ years) in investment banking, private equity, corporate development or equity research would be highly beneficial. 
  • Preference for a candidate who also possesses experience in power generation or utilities industries.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater (e.g. Business, Accounting, Economics, Commerce, etc.).
  • CPA and/or CFA designation (both would be preferred; preference for CPA-CA).
  • Advanced financial modelling skills including developing driver based three-statement models, including FFO, debt and equity requirements, NPV and ROE/ROI analysis.
  • Advanced understanding of financial concepts, statements (ratio analysis, performance return measures) and valuation methodologies (Discounted Cash Flow and dividend discount model).
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Exceptional communicator (written and verbal), able to present a story and strategic options in a clear, concise manner. 
  • A research driven mindset that is anchored in curiosity, learning and balanced with excellent analytical, problem solving and project management/organization skills.
  • Strong work ethic, with an effective combination of business acumen, sound decision-making, and a bias for action; ability to act in a decisive, urgent, and committed way to achieve results; remain focused on deliverables and leverage resources to reach goals.
  • Comfortable working in a growth environment, working with a new team and providing recommendations on improving existing processes.
  • Effective at dealing with ambiguity.
  • Excellent team/relationship building and a team player willing to contribute to the success of all responsibilities of the FP&A team.

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

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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