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Senior Financial Analyst (Napanee)

Location: 

ON, CA, K0H 1G0

Req ID:  40614

Status: Regular Full Time 

Working Conditions: Hybrid Working Environment     

Education Level: University Degree, CPA Accounting Designation

Location:  Napanee (Lennox Generating Station) 

Travel:  Yes, 10%

Deadline to Apply: October 6, 2022

 

BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow.

 

OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on.

Now we’ve set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050.


OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a cleantech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world. 

 

NEW CAMPUS In 2025 Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington located within the Durham Region. The new campus will include the existing Darlington Energy Complex located just south of Highway 401 and a new building to be constructed on adjacent land presently owned by OPG.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

 

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a results-driven team player to join our organization in the role of Senior Finance Analyst based in Napanee (Lennox Generating Station).

 

Reporting to the  Finance Controller Western Region, the Senior Finance Analyst will be responsible for supporting a wide array of activities the annual business planning process, monthly budget-to-actual and forecast reporting, client support, project including variance analytics.  The successful candidate will be tasked with taking a lead role in budgetary analysis, financial reporting, forecasting, maintaining critical information in OPG finance systems and databases, modelling and preparation of reporting for senior level executives and provincial ministries and boards.  The Senior Finance Analyst will also undertake economic and financial analysis or studies to assist in the preparation and analysis of various business cases and scenarios that occur on an ad-hoc basis.

 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

 

  • Develops, recommends and monitors the adherence to financial strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Provides advice and guidance to line department managers in the specialized area of financial management to resolve implementation and technical issues independently through exercising professional and independent financial judgment.
  • Provides support to the Manager in the discharging of due diligence through a professional challenge role within the business.
  • Develops and recommends strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines through research, analysis and input from stakeholders in the area of general accounting practices.
  • Maintains a professional awareness in relation to current accounting practice, GAAP and general business environment, the utility industry to communicate impacts and implications throughout the business.
  • Conducts investigations into specialized accounting areas or needs and prepares procedures that balance all stakeholder needs.
  • Reviews line’s accounting practices and provides a due diligence assessment as to the accuracy, consistency and appropriateness of analysis and conclusions being reached.
  • Provides management reports utilizing financial systems and other inputs and assists line managers in interpretation of financial and operational results.
  • Ensures the integrity of the decision support process through supporting the preparation and review of business case summaries.
  • Supports the development and implementation of on-going and new system needs and performs periodic reviews of financial systems and processes to identify opportunities for improved productivity.
  • Provides line managers with advice, guidance and support for business planning, budgeting, reporting, performance projections, resource forecasts, and internal control.
  • Understand contracts negotiated with the Independent Electricity System Operator specifically the financial implications on decision making and all financial reporting required

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

  • University Degree
  • Chartered Professional Account (CPA)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  •  8-10 years of directly related experience;
  • Experience in a similar type of consultative role providing effective financial guidance to line managers;
  • Demonstrated experience providing financial reporting for large multi-year, multi-discipline projects/partnerships with multiple entities;  
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing financial and accounting policies and control processes;
  • A self starter that demonstrates a sense of urgency and decision making skills conducive to managing priorities and meeting internal and external timelines;
  • A results-oriented focus and quick learner is essential, as is the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment and effectively manage several projects simultaneously;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to influence and communicate effectively across the company and externally at all levels;
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, sound judgment and decision making, critical thinking and creative problem solving;
  • High level of proficiency with the use of information technology tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Affinity for using technology to find efficient ways to collate and disseminate knowledge;
  • Experience using large financial or integrated enterprise systems such as SAP and Asset Suite 7.  

 

 

The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.

 

WHY OPG?

 

As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, OPG offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a fast-paced work environment. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to the province’s wellbeing.

 

At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  

 

Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province and OPG’s clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors.

 

Our promise to you:

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop.
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses.
  • We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion.

 

If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit your application online at https://jobs.opg.com/ by 11:59 PM E.S.T., October 6, 2022.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made.

 

If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact AODA@opg.com

 

 

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