Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

AltaGas is an energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities. We create value by acquiring, growing and optimizing energy infrastructure, which includes renewable energy sources. Over the past 18 years we have built a portfolio of assets and created dynamic teams to support our future growth.

AltaGas Ltd. requires a team player whose attributes include strong analytical skills and attention to detail reporting to the Director Finance Gas.  As a key member of the Gas Finance team you will be accountable for providing leadership in the development of effective and efficient reporting processes and controls to support the financial accounting and reporting requirements of the organization. 

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the financial accounting and reporting activities including preparation of the financial statements, comparative income statements and variance explanations
  • Prepare US GAAP position papers to support the Gas Division’s complex accounting transactions using the assistance of the Corporate Accounting and Reporting groups
  • Responsible of the Gas Division’s financial and non-financial information supporting the internal and external reporting processes, including the preparation of the quarterly Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) and other disclosures
  • Manage financial and operational reporting processes including income statements, balance sheets and KPIs for a variety of entities and business components
  • Responsible for the development, optimization, documentation and maintenance of processes and internal controls for financial reporting
  • Partner with Commercial, Operations, Corporate Accounting, and Tax  groups
  • Provide US GAAP support and training to the Gas Division’s accounting staff
  • Provide support and specifically guidance on the financial accounting and reporting impact of Major Projects
  • Support non-accounting staff in business units with accounting information and training
  • Develop, maintain and update Gas accounting policy and procedure manuals

Qualifications:

  • Accounting degree a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA, CPA)
  • Thorough knowledge of Canadian and US GAAP
  • Experience in the creation of accounting position papers supporting complex transactions
  • Experience with planning and preparation of financial statements and related working papers
  • Ten years of progressively senior level experience in Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Enthusiastic, innovative and motivated team player with effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Proven ability to prioritize, work under pressure with minimal guidance and meet tight deadlines

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department; careers@altagas.ca.

AltaGas offers a competitive salary and benefits package in addition to opportunities for personal and professional achievement. We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.