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Manager, Rates and Regulatory Affairs

Tahoe Vista, CA, US, 96148

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. 


The primary function of this position is to prepare, support, analyze and provide testimony for financial and compliance filings related to regulatory requirements for Liberty Utilities. Further, the incumbent will prepare financial rate and revenue requirement related filings. Additionally, the position will have significant responsibility for Liberty Utilities regulatory outreach programs, being a key interface point for regulators, governmental officials, and trade/industry groups. The position will focus on developing and retaining corporate knowledge related to all financial aspects of rate cases, developing and maintaining financial models for Liberty Utilities.


  • Coordinate with Regulator and Intervenor staff on financial and regulatory issues
  • Provide written and oral testimony in rate and other related cases
  • Develop and maintain rate application models for each state in which Liberty Utilities operates
  • Complete accurate, timely financial reports required for regulatory filings
  • Assist in forecasting rates and revenue requirements
  • Gather, analyze, and ensure consistency of all financial filings with key regulators
  • Ensure that all filings are consistent with financial reporting
  • Perform impact analysis of new regulations from a quantitative perspective. Identify financial risks associated therewith
  • Provide rate impact analysis of planned capital expenditures
  • Provide rates modeling support for Business Development initiatives
  • Provide statistical operating reports for benchmarking purposes against other regulated entities
  • Perform or coordinate cost of service, depreciation, and lead/lag studies
  • Coordinate with Director of Regulatory Strategy – Liberty Utilities regarding rate strategies, cost allocations, and industry trends, and impact on Liberty Utilities
  • Coordinate with in-house and 3rd party legal counsel and political/rate advisors regarding regulatory and community outreach strategy

Education and Experience

The position is ideally suited for an accountant or someone with strong financial background.  The incumbent must be extremely comfortable interacting with third parties such as lawyers, regulatory staff and corporation commissioners in multiple states, and peers in industry, as well as the ability to competently present and testify the Company’s positions in rate cases and other regulatory processes.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Prefer accounting designation (CPA)
  • 5-7  years experience; or  an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position
  • Demonstrated analytical skills typically accompanied by seven plus years experience in a utility rate analyst role, with rate management and testimony experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with regulatory filings and reporting considered an asset
  • Detail oriented expert in Microsoft Office, particularly in MS ExcelStrong business acumen with demonstrated ability to provide strategic solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to work under demanding time constraints with firm deadlines
  • Some travel will be required


$115,098 - $172,646 year  DOE

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


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.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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