Manager, Financial Analysis

A little about Capital Power

Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is dedicated to powering a sustainable future for people and planet. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, we’re a growth oriented North American power producer that creates innovative electricity solutions to electrify the world reliably and affordably while protecting the planet for future generations. We’re passionate about our employees and place their entire wellbeing at the center of our people strategy.  We are proud to foster a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion; recognizing this is paramount to help grow our company and reach our net carbon neutral by 2050 goal. We’re proud to foster an inclusive environment where employees are empowered to be their best, make meaningful contributions and go home safe every day.  


Your Opportunity

One Permanent Full Time Position.   

Capital Power Corporation is currently seeking an innovative and results-oriented individual to join our Financial Analysis team.

The Financial Analysis group provides plant and portfolio financial forecasting and analytics, and acts as the first-line business partners for all of our assets and trading desks.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Analysis, the Manager, Financial Analysis will partner with internal stakeholders to provide insights into financial and operational trends of the assigned portfolio, which may include several power plants and/or commodity trading desks. This is an exciting financial role involving a combination of forward-looking forecasting, analysis of actual results, as well as an array of ad-hoc analyses, all of which drive results for the business.


You will contribute to our team by:

  • Demonstrating a strong understanding of the assigned portfolio and providing beneficial advice and commentary as the financial expert for the portfolio.

  • Leading the development of the long-term plan, annual budget and quarterly forecast processes for the assigned facilities, in collaboration with internal stakeholders.

  • Analyzing and reporting on monthly, quarterly, and annual variances with a focus on the business and key drivers/trends.

  • Delivering responses to analytical requests and/or data to the supported business partners in commercial, operations, and other areas of the company.

  • Maintaining strong collaborative relationships with various internal stakeholders to understand, interpret, and develop business analysis that will improve overall financial results.

  • Managing the process, timelines, expectations, and flow of information between the Financial Analysis team, the business, and other finance groups.

  • Ensuring procedures are well-developed and established internal controls are operating effectively, and that all analysis reflects all key trends, assumptions and drivers.

  • Recommending and implementing improvements to processes, reporting, etc. to drive efficiencies.

  • Coaching and sometimes managing the Financial Analyst(s).


What you will bring to the role  


  • Post-Secondary Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related.

  • Professional Accounting Designation.


  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), including the ability to work effectively with non-financial individuals.

  • Strong time management.

  • Ability to foster positive internal and external stakeholder relationships.

  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Power BI, Oracle, and/or Hyperion is considered an asset.

  • Working knowledge of the power generation business is an asset.


Working Conditions:

  • Primarily office or hybrid work-from-home arrangements.

  • Some evening and weekend work is required in this position but identified most often in advance.


Additional Details

Clearance of Credit check is required for this position.

In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

The successful candidate for this position will undergo an education verification, reference checks and criminal record check.

We offer a highly flexible benefits and wellbeing program, comprehensive onboarding and training, and various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth.


How To Apply and Next Steps

Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.

Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to complete their application can request accessible formats, communication support, or other accessibility assistance by contacting

Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.

Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in powering a sustainable future with Capital Power! We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.


To apply on this position please go to and search for JR805339.