Liberty Utilities Senior Financial Analayst / Accountant in Joplin, Missouri
Senior Financial Analayst / Accountant
Title:Senior Financial Analayst / Accountant
Department:Financial Planning & Analysis
Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.
An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America.
Perform accounting functions as necessary to collect, develop, analyze and present the Company’s revenue, capital, and O&M budgets. Compile and analyze budget and actual information for various reporting requirements, internal and external. Handle inquiries about budget information. Researches accounting questions as needed. Performs various accounting functions related to the monthly closing process. Continually enhance processes and procedures.
Participate as a member of the accounting team to ensure transactions are reflected in the budget and accounting systems in accordance with sound budget and accounting practices and company policy.
Provide accurate and timely budget reports to aid in decision making and to enhance individual department efficiency and planning. Assist internal customers with solving budget related problems.
Coordinate the collection of data and the development of the annual Revenue, Capital, and O&M budgets. This includes maintenance and documentation of the budget detail data and systems as well as developing and executing to the approved budget schedules.
Consult with management and budgeters to develop reports for management, outside auditors and other internal or external customers detailing Revenues, Capital and O&M expenditures/costs, actual to budget variances, actual current period to actual previous period variances, and various other related information as required.
Perform ongoing evaluation of the budget data through comparison of budget versus actual data. Analyze variances and request explanations from departments when necessary. Establish continuous communication with other departments to develop efficient reports and/or accurate data.
Support the development of long range financial forecasts and other long range budget based projects prepared by other departments. Compile Capital budget data to maintain five year projections.
Coordinate and review work done by other accountants in the completion of budget related activities. Perform other special finance/accounting related special projects as requested.
Education & Experience
BS Degree in Accounting and equivalent with a high level of competency and experience in utility accounting.
Complete understanding of utility constructions and materials is required.
High level of personal computer skills is required.
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.
The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.
The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.
Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
Share purchase/match plan
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
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.
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.