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Liberty Utilities Sr. Regulatory Analyst (Contract) in Oakville, Ontario

Sr. Regulatory Analyst (Contract)

Summary

Title:Sr. Regulatory Analyst (Contract)

ID:105960

Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities

Department:Regulatory

Location:Oakville, ON

Country:Canada

Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1

Description

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Length of Assignment: 12 Months

Purpose

This position supports Liberty Utilities’ corporate Regulatory Strategy Department in research, evidence preparation, and financial analysis with respect to the company’s regulatory affairs, acquisition, and rate case proceedings and special projects. In addition, the role involves the oversight of the company’s cost allocation methodology, and the writing, organization, compilation of regulatory information across the company’s jurisdictions. The candidate for this position must possess a level of expertise that allows the person to begin work independently and carry through assignment to their completion.

Accountabilities

Cost Allocation Methodology

  • Provide input into updates to the methodology and allocations, analyze the financial impact of changes in corporate structure, compile and analyze cost data, support the local teams in addressing queries, and support regulatory evidence on the topic.

Financial

  • Review, complete, and input into cost/benefit and financial models on special projects.

Compliance

  • Complete annual filing with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) for shared services companies.

Regulatory Proceedings:

  • Support the drafting of evidence in regulatory proceedings and the regulatory administrative process (e.g., through SharePoint).

Regulatory Updates:

  • Prepare monthly regulatory reports on Liberty Utilities’ proceedings, maintain statistical information on utility rate case filing and outcomes, and maintain rate case schedule. This involves liaising closely with regulatory leads throughout the organization.

Regulatory Industry Research/Impact:

  • Conduct research on regulatory topics/emerging regulation to provide input into strategy development in rate case/regulatory filings.

  • Monitor up-to-date information regarding federal, state and applicable laws and regulations as they relate to filing requirements for regulated utilities.

  • Update key management on regulatory changes, developments and implications of new requirements on functional areas.

Other Requirements

  • Building financial analysis on cost allocation.

  • Researching and summarizing information on regulatory environments

Other Preferred Knowledge:

  • Understanding of accounting

  • Understanding of Deferred Income Taxes

  • Understanding of utility regulation and basic rate making principles.

  • Understanding of the FERC Uniform System of Accounts

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or college equivalent in Finance, Accounting or Engineering

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience

  • Experience in utilities is seen as an asset

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.

What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Free refreshments

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.

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