Essex Powerlines provides safe, reliable and economical electrical distribution and service to over 30,000 customers within the four municipalities Amherstburg, LaSalle, Leamington and Tecumseh. The foundation to empower our vision is based on a dynamic and progressive workforce that are industry leaders in providing 'best of class' business solutions in the delivery of service to our customers.

We are presently inviting applications for the Full‐Time position of:



Reporting directly to the General Manager and indirectly to the Director of Corporate Strategy, the Manager of Regulatory Accounting is responsible for strategically managing the regulatory obligations of Essex Powerlines and ensuring compliance with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and other regulatory agencies.


Monthly analysis, preparation, and submission of supporting documentation for all filings with the OEB, IESO and other regulatory organizations as prescribed.

Quarterly and yearly analysis, preparation and submission of all reports and supporting documentation for Reporting and Record Keeping Requirements (RRR) filings with the OEB; and other regulatory organizations as prescribed.

Maintain awareness an understanding of regulatory policy to interpret regulatory requirements to implement regulatory codes and/or regulations.

Perform analysis of regulatory variance accounts and ensures compliance with Ontario Energy Board Accounting Procedures Handbook.

Perform all applicable OEB rate and other information filings.

Reviews and approves Regulatory accounting and data entry documents for processing to the accounting and management information system.

Analyzes computer reports to identify out‐of‐balance conditions, error conditions and edit messages and makes corrections to the Regulatory accounting transactions as appropriate.

Manage the continuous reviews and evaluations of internal regulatory accounting practices, policies, and processes to provide ongoing recommendations for continuous improvement and the development of internal regulatory audit programs.

Performs other related duties as required.


The Manager of Regulatory Accounting will have direct supervision of the Regulatory Accounting Analyst and all Regulatory functions within Essex Powerlines. The Manager of Regulatory Accounting will also have indirect supervision of the Billing Department and all settlement functions of Essex Powerlines.


  • Incumbent will possess a professional accounting designation (CMA, CA, CGA, CPA)
  • Incumbent will have minimum 5 years accounting experience
  • Relevant Regulatory accounting experience considered an asset
  • Strong understanding of electrical utility billing practices, the OEB Rules & Regulations (APH) and the IESO Settlement process considered an asset
  • Internal audit experience
  • Ability to identify, quantify and recommend controls to manage risk
  • Working knowledge of financial accounting and management reporting systems
  • Experience with Great Plains Dynamics accounting software considered an asset
  • IFRS and tax experience considered an asset
  • Willingness to work independently, with minimal supervision and high degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Flexible and versatile to change duties and responsibilities as required by the organization
  • Creative problem solving skills and sound professional judgement with a consultative and collaborative approach to addressing issues and opportunities
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are required along with the personality, confidence and background to work in a total team environment

Essex Powerlines Corp. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and pension plan.

Interested applicants are invited to submit in confidence a cover letter and a detailed resume by Friday, July 20, 2018 to

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Essex Powerlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 July 2018 07:35