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Manager, Budgeting and Reporting (Business Performance)

Location: 

Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Regular
Workplace Flexibility: No 
Posting End Date: Open until filled

 

We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  


We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Position Overview

Your sharp analytical and savvy financial skills ensure you keep budgets in good order and can identify opportunities and potential risks. You understand the importance of making business decisions informed by financial reports and have the communication and leadership skills to guide leaders and employees in achieving business objectives within departmental budgets. We need your proven expertise and extensive skills for our Manager, Budgeting and Reporting role. 

 

In this role, you’ll be responsible for managing operations and maintenance (O&M) and capital budgeting, variance reviews, and reporting for the Operations and Engineering departments across both the Gas and Electric utilities.

In year 1, you will:

  • Manage and oversee the annual budget process using Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) as a primary input.
  • Conduct monthly variance review and reporting.           
  • Lead internal and external reporting requirements for the Operations and Engineering departments, including British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) applications and annual filing.

In year 2, you will:

  • Coordinate the financial aspects of Operations and Engineering inputs to BCUC applications and annual review.
  • Enhance Operations and Engineering budgeting and reporting processes.
  • Maintain Land Operations and Engineering actuals within one per cent of budget.

What it takes:

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance or business administration, a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation with 10 to 15 years of experience, or an equal combination of education and experience. 
  • A thorough understanding of Primavera, SAP budgeting, and SAP work management platforms is considered an asset. 
  • Familiarity with O&M and capital budgeting in the energy and utilities industry to lead and influence the budget process resulting in a workable budget with appropriate reporting. 
  • Extensive knowledge of resource planning processes alongside operational and financial data to enhance the overall performance of the business area.  
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to lead and influence leaders and optimize your team across both Gas and Electric.
  • Great attention to detail and risk identification skills along with a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) requirements and applications. 

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.

 

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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