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Senior Financial Analyst

Employer
Brookfield Asset Management, Inc
Location
Toronto, Canada
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 8, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Location

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 $900 billion of assets under management.

To learn more about the Brookfield Renewable & Transition group, visit https://www.brookfield.com/our-businesses/renewable-power-transition .

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

Reporting to the Manager, Finance, the Senior Financial Analyst, Finance will work in the Corporate Finance Group to ensure that the quarterly and annual filings - management's discussion and analysis, financial statements, supplemental information, press releases, etc. - are prepared in accordance with Ontario Securities Commission and Securities Exchange Commission rules and regulations and in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

In addition, this position will be responsible for assisting in financial planning and analysis, capital markets and investor relations activities from a reporting perspective which will require significant interactions with individuals internal and external to Brookfield Renewable, including senior management, external auditors, and external legal counsel. This position requires superior organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to produce deliverables under tight deadlines.

Responsibilities
  • Prepares quarterly and annual financial statements and reports in accordance with IFRS;
  • Prepares and reviews support used for the management discussion and analysis sections of the quarterly and annual reports and the supplemental information;
  • Assists with the annual budgeting process and ad hoc financial planning and analysis requests;
  • Provide assistance with ad hoc investor relations requests and annual investor day;
  • Assists with debt and equity security issuances initiated by the capital markets team;
  • Analyzes results and data received with skepticism and critical thinking to ensure it meets the appropriate financing reporting requirements and a willingness to challenge others as needed;
  • Researches and interprets new accounting standards/guidelines to assess potential impacts on financial reporting activities;
  • Work closely with external auditors and finance team members during quarterly reviews and annual external audits;
  • Modifies existing and/or designs new processes that maximize operational efficiency;
  • Performs internal controls for the financial reporting process to meet SOX requirements;
  • Fulfill ad hoc projects to assist with information requests from rating agencies and senior management.
Requirements
  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent negotiation skills; Able to explain difficult/complex issues and, in a manner that fosters mutual respect, uses tact and diplomacy to persuade others to adopt a point of view;
  • Ability to locate and collect data from appropriate sources and analyze it to prepare meaningful and concise reports that summarize the information;
  • Excellent written communication skills to convey technical accounting and budgeting issues in a clear and concise manner;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with and build relationships with a diverse group at all levels of the organization;
  • Ability to work in a team setting; collaborates with team members across the organization
  • Effective communication skills (oral and written) in English.
Qualifications
  • Hold a recognized professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CMA; CGA; CPA (U.S.));
  • 3 or more years of relevant experience
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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