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Manager, Capital Assets

Job IDo7pXsfwF-14473-3309
Date Posted2024-04-19
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryUtilities

Highlights of the job

We are hiring one (1) Full Time, Permanent Manager, Capital Assets position working out of Edmonton, AB.


This position may be eligible for EPCOR's Where We Work hybrid program!


The Manager, Capital Assets is accountable for the performance of all financial reporting and analysis functions related to NACS (North American Commercial Services) Capital Expenditures. This includes ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis, leading and managing a team, and achieving required outcomes.

What you'd be responsible for

  • Developing and implementing appropriate deliverables within the context of the NACS and Finance strategic plans.
  • Creating and managing a team of employees, including determination of optimal numbers, recruitment, retention and development.
  • Ensuring that reporting deadlines are met and the appropriate treatments are implemented with respect to internal and external financial reporting and planning requirements of EPCOR.
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing Capital Assets processes ensuring compliance to policies, standards and ensuring mitigation of risks. Assessing internal controls ensuring adequacy and compliance with Canadian Sarbanes-Oxley processes.
  • Supporting continuous improvement initiatives within NACS and EPCOR as a whole.
  • Streamlining NACS financial reporting processes and work with other managers and operations to provide quality reporting packages that are timely, consistent, and provide leadership with the information necessary to make informed business decisions.
  • Providing customer-focused financial support and analysis related to capital projects by working closely with the NACS operations managers, project managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing capital financial reporting processes and controls to ensure compliance to policies, standards, regulatory and other external requirements (e.g. CSox) and to ensure risks are appropriately managed.
  • Providing support towards development and testing of system upgrades, including Oracle Fixed Assets, Oracle Projects, Adaptive, and other related systems, including review and development of appropriate test scripts.
  • Supporting regulatory applications and initiatives as required.
  • Monitoring changes and developments in the NACS business, identifying accounting issues, performing research and considering impacts of issues on NACS accounting practices and internal controls, including recommending solutions, and communicating operational and accounting impacts to key personnel. 
  • Liaising with operational areas to encourage and develop financial literacy relating to Capital Assets for both IFRS, US GAAP, Regulatory and Planning and Forecasting purposes. Provide guidance to operations on appropriate treatment of costs with a particular focus on capital vs. operating decisions.
  • Collaborating with each distinct area within NACS to develop and implement standardized capital processes that align with the Capital Investment Policy.
  • Ensuring consistent monthly and quarterly financial reporting of capital across the various areas, with a focus on capital forecasting and appropriate governance.
  • Supporting the due diligence for business development initiatives and the integration of new businesses/operations developed or acquired North American Commercial Services, acting as a SME for Capital assets financial reporting, governance and analysis related areas.
  • Demonstrate a high performance, high discipline, safe, accountable, focused, innovative and achievement-oriented, easy to do business with manner of working.

What's required to be successful

  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Business, Finance or Accounting is required.
  • Accredited Accounting Designation.
  • 3+ years supervisory experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in progressively responsible accounting roles.
  • Understanding of IFRS, US GAAP, and Regulatory accounting practices and policies.
  • A good understanding of current IFRS, US GAAP, and Regulatory accounting guidance and policies, with a focus on capital assets.
  • Demonstrated capability to apply the relevant knowledge and technical skills to:
    • provide operations and project managers with relevant financial analysis;
    • monitor the adherence to financial accounting practices, policies and accounting standards, and;
    • identify accounting issues and provide guidance and recommendations.
  • Understanding of EPCOR Financial Processes will be considered an asset.
  • Understanding and use of Oracle financial system and related support systems, including Microsoft Power BI and Adaptive Insights, will be considered an asset.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, specifically the use of Excel applications for financial analysis.
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Holds self and others accountable for achieving established performance expectations safely and ethically.

Other important facts about this job

Jurisdiction: MGMT

Hours of work: 80 hours bi-weekly


Application deadline: May 5, 2024


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Please note the following information:

  • A requirement of working for EPCOR is that you are at least 18 years of age, successfully attained a high school diploma (GED, or equivalent level of secondary education) 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.
  • 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.

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