Manager, Business Planning & Analysis
Brookfield Renewable Power - Los Angeles, CA

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(Operating Centers) - Los Angeles, CA

In the past decade, Brookfield Renewable has more than tripled in size by investing in high-quality hydropower and wind generation assets. With continued strong growth prospects for the future, we are striving to add to our experienced and dedicated North American workforce. To that end, we have created a number of new employment opportunities and invite you to explore the following positions in our North American Operational F inance group:

This position presents an opportunity to participate in a growth oriented company and to gain exposure and understanding of the energy industry as a Finance Business partner to the Vice President of one of our four Operating Centers. This role is ideally suited to a high capability, career oriented finance leader seeking a challenging growth opportunity.

Responsibilities

Manage a team of two Financial Analysts who will also support the Operating Center. Responsibilities include annual objective setting, managing workload across team members, periodic review of progress vs. goal, annual performance assessment, technical training and career development.

Lead the budgets and monthly forecast process for annual capital expenditure, major maintenance projects and operating expenses for the Operating Center.

Consolidate, monitor and report on the 20 year sustainable capital expenditure program for the Operating Center.

Monitor and report on estimated cost to complete and cash flow projections for capital and major maintenance projects.

Lead the review of YTD/MTD performance and YTGo forecast of the Operating Center and prepare variance analysis to explain deviations and gaps vs. plan/PYR. Work with the Vice President of the Operating Center and regional Director BPA (Business Planning & Analysis) on gap remediation.

Ensure IRFs (Investment Request Forms) for capital and major repair projects are prepared, reviewed and properly approved.

Keep an oversight of Property Taxes & leases payments for the Operating Center to ensure timely & accurate disbursement. Support Land Director on assessment revaluation effort with local county/city/state organizations.

Own the preparation of disclosures and analysis coming from the Operating Centers on components of quarterly lender reporting.

Review Project Close-out proposals, detailing capitalization of CWIP to depreciating assets and asset disposal proposals for accounting teams.

Lead the review of monthly and quarterly financial results and management reports for the Operating Center with the management of the Operating Center and the Region.

Support the Operations management on cost control, performance monitoring, productivity initiative tracking, management of OM&A and Capex relating costing.

Provide financial decision & commercial analysis support to the Operating Center Vice President, Director of Operation and Director of Asset Management. Enable the Operating Center team to communicate the analysis and outcomes to Regional COO.

Support the Director BPA of the Region in various related activities and special projects as required.

Required Skills

Required Skills

Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or a related discipline. Accounting or finance designation or a MBA will be an advantage

At least 6 years of relevant experience

Ability to manage small teams, develop talent and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment; open minded and flexibility in adapting to change

Ability to communicate and deploy financial concepts within a non-financial peer-group

Excellent analytical and communication skills

Ability to work with minimum supervision and in a team environment

Accurate and detail oriented

Solid abilities in working with Excel

Knowledge & experience of working on IFS ERP platform and IFRS accounting standards will be an advantage

Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners

(TSX: BEP.UN) operates one of the largest publicly-traded, pure-play renewable power platforms globally. Its portfolio is primarily hydroelectric and totals approximately 5,000 megawatts of installed capacity. Diversified across 68 river systems and 10 power markets in Canada, the United States and Brazil, the portfolio generates enough electricity from renewable resources to power two million homes on average each year. With a fully-contracted portfolio of high-quality assets and strong growth prospects, the business is positioned to generate stable, long-term cash flows supporting regular and growing cash distributions to unitholders. For more information, please visit www.brookfieldrenewable.com

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