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Accounting Clerk (Avondale - 08/2019)
Title:Accounting Clerk (Avondale - 08/2019)
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Accounting & Finance & Audit
Location:Avondale, AZ
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:85392

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.

This position is responsible for the processing of high volume of invoices and ensuring timely and accurate entry and payment of invoices into the Company's finance system in accordance with Company policies and procedures.  Offers support during audit and rate cases.  Performs other duties as assigned. 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs the day to day processing of accounts payable transactions in accordance with Company policies and procedures.  Includes but not limited to batch preparation, vendor invoice data entry, 3-way matching, preparation of check runs and processing of check runs. 
  • Ensure vendor invoices are verified for accuracy and properly coded.
  • Ensure written approvals and purchase orders for all invoices and payments are affixed to documents according to Company policy. 
  • Maintain transactional compliance in accordance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Perform annual 1099 processing in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Responsible for the timely communication and the resolution facilitation of vendor/supplier inquiries.
  • Proactively communicated all AP issues and developments to Supervisor/Manager
  • Provide support and assistance during rate cases.
  • Assist with new acquisitions.
  • Maintain accounting files - scanned and hard copy documents.
  • Participate as a member of the Finance team to ensure transactions are recorded in the accounting system and/or budget system in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory accounting principles sound budget practices, prescribed internal controls and company policy. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Experience including some of the following:  High volume data entry; excellent time management skills; Excellent communication skills; Good mathematical skills; Pro-active, multi-tasked, self-motivated team play and positive attitude; Accuracy and detail oriented. 
  • Ability to work well under demanding time constraints with firm deadlines.
  • Demonstration of being a team player who thinks outside the box. 

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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