Current Opportunities >> Internal Audit Co-op - Winter 2020
Internal Audit Co-op - Winter 2020
Title:Internal Audit Co-op - Winter 2020
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Internal Audit
Location:Oakville, ON
Zip/Postal Code:L6J 2X1

Title: Internal Audit Co-op

Work Term: Winter 2020

Length of Term: 4 months



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.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Mandate: The Internal Audit Co-op will be involved in a variety of meaningful assignments which will allow you to be become familiar with all lines of business across Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. You will support the team in performing audits/consulting engagements across multiple departments for programs such as compliance, IT and business processes and cyber security among others.

Job Functions:

  • Support the preparation or execution of audit and advisory projects in the following areas:
  • Governance, Regulatory and Compliance Frameworks
  • Key enterprise risks
  • Business performance
  • Support on strategic projects and improvement opportunities for the internal audit department
  • Assist team members in preparation of work papers and audit evidence for external auditors

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in College or University with a focus in Business, Accounting, Finance or Business Technology Management
  • Basic understanding of internal audit practices
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with a commitment to detail and quality
  • Great teammate with good social skills that values communication, teamwork and coordination
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritize, and think strategically
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, specifically in Excel

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 honour 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 consultant.

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