Accountant

Recruiter
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
Location
Londonderry
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time


Job Functions:
  • Adhering to the monthly book closing schedule including the processing of journal entries and analysis of accounts to accurately value accounts on the general ledger

  • Assist in producing the monthly financial reporting package

  • Assist in invoicing for miscellaneous sales

  • Assist in performing GL account reconciliations

  • Assist in performing regulatory reporting

  • Assist in providing guidance to field operations on account coding of expenses

  • Supporting all internal units of the business including utility operations, regulatory and pricing, customer service, procurement and all administrative levels

  • Providing analysis of information for users of financial information

  • Providing solutions to business issues as well as embracing change as an essential component of performance

  • Completing special projects as needed e.g. support for audits, supporting regulatory rate cases



  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business with emphasis on Accounting required

  • Work experience in the Utility industry a plus

  • Knowledge of GAAP required

  • Minimum 1 year of accounting experience required (3 years preferred)

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • 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

  • Demonstrated 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

  • Ability to establish a high level of confidence with internal personnel and external contacts



  • We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.??? Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. 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 HR Representative.

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