Job Description

Our client is one of the US's largest renewable owners, operators and developers, delivering innovative, renewable power solutions that accelerate the world towards a sustainable, low-carbon future. With current US assets under management valued at $20 billion, our client offers many career opportunities. They provide an unparalleled opportunity to lead and manage one of the largest renewable energy businesses with decades of history while contributing to the global need for sustainable energy. Our client is seeking an Analyst, Risk & Internal Controls, to ensure the organization maintains an effective company-wide internal controls program to meet SOX requirements.

As an Analyst, Risk & Internal Controls, you will assist in leading the organization's governance, risk and compliance program, including anti-bribery and corruption, insurance, cyber security, conducting pre-acquisition due diligence, and assisting with the integration of newly-acquired companies or assets. You will assist with planning and supervising testing to assess internal controls' effectiveness, including coordinating work with internal stakeholders, external auditors and other third parties. You will support and collaborate with stakeholders across all geographic operating businesses to ensure the SOX program is executed according to the company's plan. You will evaluate the deficiencies identified during internal controls testing and promptly ensure that defects are communicated and remediated through process enhancements. You will leverage your expertise to provide advice and recommendations to strengthen and optimize internal controls.

The Ideal Candidate will hold a recognized professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CFA) with 3+ years of relevant experience in an audit or internal controls role. They will have experience working with large and publicly traded corporations with good working knowledge of IFRS accounting principles and SOX internal control programs. The candidate will have demonstrated familiarity with COSO Internal Control Framework (2013) and experience working in a growing organization with changing needs and multiple complex business transactions. They will offer excellent MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint capabilities and a strong ability to navigate complex working papers. The successful candidate will be able to think and act strategically using their strong analytical skills. They will be able to adapt and meet multiple objectives in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment; and possess strong interpersonal and collaborative skills to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

What will make you stand out:

  • Bilingualism is an asset
  • Big 4 experience an asset
  • Knowledge of electricity and natural gas markets in North America (including familiarity with regulations) is a strong asset.
  • Able to adapt and meet multiple objectives in a dynamic, fast-paced, team environment

If you are looking for a role where you can be constantly challenged, and work is some of the more complex SOX projects, we want to hear from you. This role is a hybrid role presently, with the intent or return to office, therefore candidates must be in the Nation's Capital or looking to relocate but legal to work in Canada. Please contact us at to discuss how you can be part of this growing organization.


Position Id
Full-Time Regular
Ottawa / Gatineau ON / QC