Financial Manager, Accounting and Regulatory Affairs

Website
https://rslu.ca
Location
Ottawa (Region), Ontario
Salary
Competitive Salary+ Defined Benefit Pension Plan Excellent company paid benefit program & education
Posted
July 3, 2024
Closes
August 2, 2024
Job Sectors
Utilities
Job Type
Full-time
CPA status
CPA Member

Job Title: Financial Manager, Accounting and Regulatory Affairs

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Nature of Position

Rideau St. Lawrence Utilities (RSLU) is seeking a Financial Manager that is of high integrity, takes ownership, and someone who cares.  At our family like workplace, we care for each other, and have outstanding compensation and benefits.

Reporting to the CFO the Manager will primarily be responsible assisting with the recording and reporting of regulatory deferral accounts and related variance accounting: assisting with the preparation of supporting documentation for regulatory filings and rate submissions to the Corporations regulatory body; provide assistance with financial, regulatory and cost analysis; as well as budgeting and cost of service studies. The Manager will manage the activities and outputs of the Administration and Collections Clerks. The incumbent is responsible for aiding with audit activities and preparation of month end and year end working papers and reporting.

 

The position holds HR responsibilities including maintaining accurate and secure employee records, manage employee benefits, and oversee payroll processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the preparation of Ontario Energy Board applications for rates, licenses and regulatory filings and participate in regulatory proceedings. Works with Finance team to prepare, review and analyze regulatory accounts including outstanding balances, billing anomalies, regulatory adjustments, and interest application. Understand and support the monthly/annual regulatory filing requirements and the IESO settlement process Coordinates responses to industry data requests and responses for regulatory and government agencies. Represent the corporation and advance the Company’s position through participation in external stakeholder committees, proceedings, formal hearings and consultations. Monitors, Interprets, provides feedback and communicates to the organization impacts on regulatory decisions, amendments to existing codes and new regulations. Liaises with internal departments to coordinate new process workflows resulting from government/regulatory directions. Assist with budget preparation and analysis for annual business planning purposes. Complete and monitor monthly and annual analysis, reconciliation, preparation, of financial data for various stakeholders. Assist with the identification, evaluation, and monitoring of the Company’s operational and strategic risks. Assist with enterprise risk management business processes. Administering payroll Managing compensation and benefits packages Oversee and guide the Administration and Collections clerks Other duties as assigned

Required Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

University Degree in Business Administration/Finance, Accounting, or Commerce or equivalent relevant work experience CPA designation an asset and preferred. 5-7 years’ Financial, Regulatory, or Business Analyst progressive experience required. Solid financial and business acumen, skilled in policy and the ability to interpret legislation and regulations. Advanced Microsoft Excel skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively disseminate regulatory changes and financial information in formal and informal situations Strong time management skills. Solid analytical and problem-solving skills with a clear focus on the delivery of excellent customer service Experience analyzing large volumes of data and converting them into quantitative and qualitative information for evidence-based business decisions. Ability to work independently.

Shift & Normal Work Week:

The normal work week shall be thirty five (35) hours per week consisting of five (5) days of seven (7) hours each from Monday to Friday inclusive between the hours of 08:30 and 16:30 with a one (1) hour lunch break. Overtime as required.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please submit your resume by Indeed or to mmccallum@rslu.ca.  We appreciate the interest of all candidates, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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