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Specialist, Strategic Support (Closed)

Job Highlights
About the Opportunity
  • Provides financial support and analysis for regulated and non-regulated business development and other strategic initiatives of the enterprise, in partnership with other business units
  • Provides support and recommendations for the business strategy, including research, complex financial models, business case evaluations and due diligence
  • Develops and maintains evaluation models for assessing new business opportunities for regulated and non-regulated business development
  • Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including third parties, such as credit rating agencies and financial institutions
  • Researches and recommends appropriate processes to manage financial risks and monitors external financial conditions
  • Provides input and support for quarterly forecast and annual Financial Plan in regards to strategic initiatives of the enterprise
  • Manages department projects and key initiatives to ensure quality and timely completion within budget
  • Ensures compliance to legislative, regulatory and Health & Safety policies, procedures and standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned
About You
  • CMA/CGA/CA/CPA designation
  • 3 -5 years relevant experience in rates or finance within a regulated environment
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, including thorough knowledge of IFRS
  • Experience supporting strategic corporate initiatives through financial modeling and other analytical techniques
  • Experience in preparing analysis and reports for senior management
  • Experience with a Tier I ERP system
  • Experience in a unionized utility environment an asset
  • Advanced level of knowledge and experience in financial modeling and management reporting systems
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, including superior knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of the energy and utility industries, including a solid understanding of the regulatory environment
  • Familiarity with the principles of rate making, rate design and cost of service modeling
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Solid problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to provide practical and/or innovative solutions to complex technical issues
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and make recommendations regarding both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Strong written and presentation skills, with the ability to explain technical issues in an organized and concise way
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple projects and initiatives within established timelines
  • Strong planning skills with the ability to assess the impact of decisions
  • Strong conflict negotiation skills, with the ability to influence and resolve critical issues
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Pay Rate

How to Apply
Click the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions to submit your resume. Please note that we only accept documents in MS Word or Rich Text formats. When referencing this job, quote #350123.
You must currently reside within the Greater Toronto Area and be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. A recruiter will be in touch with you if your profile meets our client’s requirements for this role.

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