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Electricity Operations is responsible for the electrical transmission and distribution systems in the City of Edmonton, with a focus on safety, reliability, and innovative and practical solutions. Our employees look after electrical infrastructure as well as the underground and aerial distribution networks.
We are currently looking to fill one (1) temporary full-time assignment for up to 12 months. This is for internal employees only.
As the Analyst, Regulatory, you will be accountable for providing assistance with all aspects of regulatory reporting, including the maintenance of full-time equivalent reporting, support of EPCOR Electricity corporate budget reporting and support of forecast and regulatory filing processes. You will expected to be the “go-to person” for managers in regards to full-time equivalents and labour related questions for EPCOR Electricity.
Reporting to the Manager, Regulatory, you will be accountable for (but not limited):
Compiling statistical information and analysis on full-time equivalents, vacancy rates, period changes and non-wrench time based on several different source files to satisfy regulatory and operations requirements using Oracle, Time Tracer, Excel and Adaptive Insights.
Documenting employee transfers for compliance purposes.
Assisting with annual set up of Adaptive software and on-going administrative maintenance to complete annual and multi-year budgets in an accurate and timely manner.
Coordinating the annual Operating Budget process with managers as required.
Coordinating budgeting and actual information and schedules with the Regulatory team to ensure seamless, complete, and accurate transition of data between various reporting formats and software applications.
Ensuring the delivery of optimal results against appropriate performance metrics by producing accurate and timely reports on regulatory information.
Compiling intercompany transactional detail for budget and annual compliance reporting. This includes communicating methodologies and amounts to operational managers and affiliates and the preparation of Service Level Agreements.
Creating and maintaining appropriate monthly working paper files and schedules for regulatory analysis, support, and reporting including compilation of historical information.
Conducting monthly variance analysis from IFRS financial statement presentation proforma financial statements as required.
Providing operational support to managers for budget and full-time equivalent queries.
Assisting with the preparation of tariff applications, response to the Alberta Utilities Commission and Intervening party requests for information during the review of tariff applications and application refiling.
Ensuring transactions are processed in compliance with the company’s policies and regulatory directives.
Supporting continuous improvements in the area of budgeting and regulatory applications through identifying areas and ideas for improvement and carrying out continuous improvement initiatives.
Developing a good working relationship with the Operational Managers, management and corporate staff to provide accurate regulatory accounting support.
Demonstrating a high performance, high discipline, safe, accountable, focused, innovative and achievement-oriented, easy to do business with manner of working.
Providing other regulatory and financial support as required.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Two year post-secondary diploma in Business, Finance, or Accounting. A degree would be considered an asset.
Completion of an accounting designation (CPA) or near completion is required.
7-10 years of progressively responsible accounting experience with experience working in a regulated industry.
Developed computer skills with previous experience using MS Excel and a high comfort level working with advanced functions.
Working knowledge of Oracle Financials and Adaptive Insights will be considered an asset.
Demonstrated capability using Oracle to apply and monitor adherence to internal financial policies and procedures, as well as GAAP, IFRS and regulatory practices.
Wage (2020 Rates): $47.76/hour - $57.00/hour
Hours of work: 7.5 hours per day, 37.5 hours a week
Please note the following information:
A requirement of working for EPCOR is that you are at least 18 years of age and legally entitled to work in Canada. (A copy of a valid work permit may be required.)
If you are considered for the position, clearance on all applicable background checks (which may include criminal, identity, educational, and/or credit) and professional reference checks is required. Some EPCOR positions require an enhanced level of background assessment, which is dictated by law. These positions require advanced criminal record checks that must also be conducted from time to time after commencement of employment.
If you are being considered for a driving position, a current 5 year commercial Driver Abstract will be required.
A technical/practical assessment may be administered during the selection process and this exercise will be used as a part of the selection criterion.
To meet the physical demands required of some positions, candidates must be in good physical condition and willing to work in all weather conditions. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing may be required.