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Cost of Service Manager

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,500 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.

You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.

If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together.

In this role, you will:

 

You have an incredible skill for analyzing financial data, which is complemented by your ability to understand and work with financial and accounting models. Taking complex analysis and simplifying the information into both written and oral formats allows you to help all audiences understand our objectives and results. You’re confident in your problem-solving skills and take a proactive approach in all you do. 

 

Your financial skillset and strong analytical skills make you the perfect candidate for our Cost of Service Manager position. In this role, you’ll be responsible for creating financial models for analyzing large amounts of financial data and converting the financial analysis into quantitative and qualitative information to aid the business decision-making process.

 

We're committed to building a greener future with our 30BY30 promise to reduce our customers’ emissions by 30 per cent by the year 2030. We need collaborators, innovators and leaders like yourself to help us achieve our goal. Join us in re-thinking our energy future. 
 

In year 1, you will:

 

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of our utility financial modelling to create and evaluate projects.
  • Learn and understand the intricacies of financial schedules for our revenue requirements.
  • Respond to information requests from the British Columbia Utilities Commission and other interveners in a timely manner.
     

In year 2, you will:

 

  • Independently manage projects and portfolios supporting financial analysis and communication to applicable stakeholders in written and oral form.
  • Manage various groups by supporting the development of our annual revenue requirements, including but not limited to our Finance, Energy Supply, Forecasting and Operations teams.
  • Work with and provide financial evaluations with the Business Development team specifically focused on our Clean Growth offerings in Renewable and Liquified Natural Gas.
     

What it takes:

 

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering, finance, accounting or business administration from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • A minimum four years of recent and relevant experience in business, regulatory, or the energy industry.
  • A Professional Accounting designation or Professional Engineering designation. 
  • Strong analytical skills and financial and accounting modelling skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with an ability to multi-task and complete projects promptly.
     

Additional Information

 

  • To view the full job description, click here.

Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.

 

Safety is our number one priority, and to maintain the health and safety of our employees and broader communities, we have a number of COVID-19 safety measures in place. This includes a requirement for all new employees to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their first day of work or the start of their employment. And of course, we will consider an accommodation for anyone who’s unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined by the Human Rights Code.

 

To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 

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