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Director/Vice-President, Finance - Renewable Power

Brookfield Asset Management, Inc
Toronto, Canada
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Brookfield Place - 181 Bay Street

Business - Renewable Power & Transition

Brookfield Renewable and Transition operates one of the world's largest publicly traded platforms for renewable power and decarbonization solutions. Our diversified portfolio consists of hydroelectric, wind, solar, distributed energy and sustainable solutions across North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and totals approximately 31,300 megawatts of installed capacity and a development pipeline of approximately 134,400 megawatts of renewable power assets and 13 million metric tonnes per annum ("MMTPA") of carbon capture and storage. We use our operating capabilities, scale and global reach to develop and operate a high-quality clean energy portfolio in a responsible manner, helping accelerate the global transition to net zero.

Brookfield Renewable is the flagship listed renewable power company of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $850 billion of assets under management.

To learn more about the Brookfield Renewable & Transition group, visit .

Brookfield Culture

Brookfield has a unique and dynamic culture. We seek team members who have a long-term focus and whose values align with our Attributes of a Brookfield Leader: Entrepreneurial, Collaborative and Disciplined. Brookfield is committed to the development of our people through challenging work assignments and exposure to diverse businesses.

Job Description


This Director/Vice-President of Brookfield Renewable is a key member of the Corporate Finance team, reporting directly to the Vice-President, Finance. The Director/VP Controller will manage the accounting operations for Brookfield Renewable and will be involved in the quarterly financial reporting process.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter that enjoys working in a fast paced environment, is comfortable maneuvering in a large, geographically diverse, matrix organization, is process oriented, possesses a high degree of intellectual curiosity, is business savvy, and has a superior finance/accounting foundation. Exceptional leadership and communication skills are critical for this role, as the position will oversee a large team of highly motivated and dynamic professionals. This is a highly visible and very influential role in Brookfield with frequent and direct access to the business and senior leadership teams.

  • Oversee the accounting function, responsible for the books and records of Brookfield Renewable as well as our quarterly consolidation process;
  • Coordinate with the financial reporting team on new and complex transactions and its impact on public document disclosures;
  • Connect with professionals from our global regional platforms to provide support and oversight for M&A initiatives and technical accounting matters;
  • Coordinate with regional accounting leads to ensure overall accountability;
  • Partner up with various stakeholder groups, both externally (auditors, consultants) and internally;
  • Lead and oversee position papers on transactions initiated from our corporate platform;
  • Establish and maintain robust processes over accounting operations, including ensuring key internal controls are adequate to meet quality standards, consistently applied, regularly reviewed, and SOX compliant;
  • Monitor industry and regulatory trends and best practices and develop, implement, or update Brookfield policies as needed
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses and presentations for senior management group, as required.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, business administration or other relevant technical discipline;
  • CA or CPA designation with at least 8 - 10 years of post-qualification work experience in accounting/finance functions with at least 5 years of experience in managing teams;
  • Possesses strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS);
  • Highly analytical with great attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and initiative;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Exceptional quality standards and an ongoing desire to push for new approaches, insights and presentation methods;
  • A process-focused individual with a passion to drive and deliver effective change in as short a period as possible;
  • Strong stakeholder, negotiation and relationship management skills;
  • Able to distill the complex into the simple;
  • Results driven, highly analytical and has great attention to detail;
  • Employs collaborative approach across all levels of the organization and is respectful of all opinions;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced environment, to adapt quickly and to manage changing priorities.
Brookfield is committed to maintaining a Positive Work Environment that is safe and respectful; our shared success depends on it. Accordingly, we do not tolerate workplace discrimination, violence or harassment.

Brookfield is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Should you require a Human Rights Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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