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Liberty Utilities Senior Analyst, Business Development (Regulated) in Oakville, Ontario

Senior Analyst, Business Development (Regulated)

Summary

Title:Senior Analyst, Business Development (Regulated)

ID:121900

Subsidiary:Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp

Department:Business Development

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.

Purpose

The Senior Analyst, Business Development plays a key role in the Utilities acquisitions with a primary focus on owning and developing financial models, providing advice on business deal structures, and coordinating due diligence. The Senior Analyst, Business Development is part of the Regulated group located at our corporate office in Oakville.

Accountabilities

  • Prepare complex financial models and analysis of proposed development and acquisition projects.

  • Utilize strong communication skills to ensure models reflect inputs from internal and external Subject Matter Experts (SME)

  • Lead due diligence process on potential acquisition opportunities through liaising with internal and external SME’s

  • Provide modelling to support development opportunities

  • Ensure all assumptions contained in financial models are properly vetted and documented

  • Provide advice to the deal team on deal structure, opportunities, and risks, based on the sensitivity of project metrics to changes in project assumptions

  • Prepare investment summaries and presentations for Senior Management to support decision making using output from financial models, and understanding of power market and deal fundamentals

  • Provide support to other analysts through sharing modelling and power market expertise

  • Support other ad-hoc projects to further drive the teams development objectives

Education & Experience

  • Must have experience with development of detailed financial models, preferably including the modeling of complex financial structures such as US tax equity transactions

  • Must have an understanding of regulated markets fundamentals, preferably with advanced knowledge of markets in the US and Canada

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering or other related fields required

  • Professional designation (CPA, CFA, CBV) or MBA an asset

  • Must have a keen interest in the power & utilities sector and a passion for renewable energy

  • Investment banking or private equity experience an asset

  • Position requires the ability to: work on multiple projects/tasks at one time, to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines, work as part of and contribute to a multidisciplinary team

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Candidates should thrive in a dynamic and ever changing environment and possess an entrepreneurial mindset

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

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Free refreshments

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

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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