Brookfield Renewable is looking for an Accountant who enjoys a fast-paced environment and can multi-task in a growing Accounting department. As an Accountant under our Business Services Group, you will be responsible to maintain proper ledgers, registers, accounts, journals as well as similar financial records. In this role, you will regularly collaborate with members of Brookfield’s Business Services Group Accounting team and support the Senior Accountant.
We welcome dedicated, and team-oriented individuals who are passionate about being an integral part of our dynamic organization and helping it thrive. We are looking for people who are interested in both professional and personal growth!
What we offer
Competitive salary, benefits from day 1, paid time off, Defined Contribution Pension Plan
Opportunity for growth and development
Exposure to different businesses, geographies, and teams
A collaborative, open, dynamic and fast paced environment
Free onsite gym
Take ownership of the day-to-day accounting and financial close process for a portfolio of trading, operating, financing, and holding companies;
Prepare timely and accurate journal entries as required in completing the month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process;
Maintain, monitor and reconcile monthly general ledger reconciliations and documentation;
Perform bank and other account reconciliations
Prepare and process intercompany and external customer invoices and settlement of intercompany balances;
Account for PPE additions and disposals and maintain CWIP and fixed asset schedules.
Work with the Senior Accountant to support other departments such as Financial Reporting, Financial Planning and Analysis, and Consolidations in achieving successful internal and external reporting through providing variance analysis and supporting their understanding of the Accounting records.
Prepare Canadian and US sales tax returns as required
Generate monthly financial reports and quarterly reporting packages
Provide year-end audit support to auditor questions and requests;
Attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines, particularly around month and quarter end close;
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize competing responsibilities while working in a very fast paced, dynamic, high volume team environment;
Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to apply sound professional judgment under pressure;
Strong communication skills in English are required;
Flexibility to work additional hours when needed at quarter end or during peak periods;
Experience with Financial Systems such IFS, Blackline and Cognos Controller or similar systems will be desired.
Knowledge of French considered an asset.
3+ years experience performing full-cycle accounting
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent in relevant work experience;
CPA designation or very near completion;
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS and US GAAP is an asset);
Strong MS Excel skills (including vlookup and pivot tables) with the ability to learn new systems quickly.
Experience in working in a public listed companies (in US or Canada) will be considered an asset.
Brookfield has a strong culture that focuses on collaboration and values in-office interactions. We believe that it is beneficial for employees to be in the office to ensure that we provide the appropriate training and coaching, facilitate real-time learning through direct interactions with colleagues and senior leaders via our open concept environment, and accelerate the integration of new employees into our teams. As we transition back to the office, we are currently offering a hybrid work environment with a minimum of 3 days in office, and we will reassess the approach on a as needed basis.
Who we are
Brookfield Renewable operates one of the world’s largest publicly traded, pure-play renewable power platforms. Our portfolio consists of hydroelectric, wind, solar and storage facilities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and totals approximately 23,000 megawatts of installed capacity and an approximately 75,000-megawatt and 8 million metric tons per annum of carbon dioxide (“MMTPA CO2”) development pipeline. Investors can access its portfolio either through Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. (NYSE: BEP; TSX: BEP.UN), a Bermuda-based limited partnership, or Brookfield Renewable Corporation (NYSE, TSX: BEPC), a Canadian corporation. Further information is available at https://bep.brookfield.com. Important information may be disseminated exclusively via the website; investors should consult the site to access this information. Brookfield Renewable is the flagship listed renewable power company of Brookfield Asset Management.
At Brookfield Renewable, we attract and retain high-performing individuals who are interested in making an impact and being part of a fast-paced and collaborative environment. Join our team to contribute to the success of one of the fastest growing and largest publicly traded, pure play renewable power platforms in the world while supporting decarbonization and greater energy sustainability to facilitate the global transition to a net-zero economy.
Brookfield Renewable has a strong culture that focuses on collaboration and values in-office interactions. We believe that it is beneficial for employees to be in the office to ensure that we provide the appropriate training and coaching, facilitate real-time learning through direct interactions with colleagues and senior leaders via our open concept environment, and accelerate the integration of new employees into our teams. As we transition back to the office, we are currently offering a hybrid work environment with a minimum of 3 days in office, and we will reassess the approach on a as needed basis.
Brookfield Renewable embraces and promotes the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples and other persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. We also provide accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request. If contacted to proceed to the recruitment process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.