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Liberty Utilities Tax Analyst Co-op - WINTER 2021 in Oakville, Ontario

Tax Analyst Co-op - WINTER 2021


Title:Tax Analyst Co-op - WINTER 2021


Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities

Department:Accounting & Finance & Audit

Location:Oakville, ON


Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1


Title: Tax Analyst Co-op

Work Term: Winter 2021

Length of Term: 4 months

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


Under the guidance of the Manager, Tax, the candidate will be assigned tasks and projects which support the Tax function. The candidate will gain exposure to APUC’s renewable energy (wind, solar, hydro, thermal), and utility (water, gas, electric) portfolios.


  • Assist the Tax team in identifying process improvements.

  • Support with the creation and documentation of department projects and processes.

  • Assist in the compilation of data and performance of calculations for the preparation of tax provisions

  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns

  • Create flow charts and spreadsheets in support of staff projects.

  • Ability to deliver quality work across multiple concurrent assignments, meeting deadlines.

  • Present written and verbal data analysis.

  • React to changes in work assignments; prioritize and undertake all other tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • 2nd to 4th year Business student attending College or University with a focus in Finance or Accounting

  • Must have experience with data analysis including root cause analysis

  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Office Programs: Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent follow up skills

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and team-building skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and handle priorities

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

Within walking distance to the Go Train station

Free parking, including free electrical charging

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Free refreshments

Challenging work

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.