Position Description

Fuels Analyst
Location CA - Halifax, Nova Scotia
Number of Open Positions 1
Company Description Nova Scotia Power Inc.
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Department:               Finance
Location:                    Halifax, NS
Type of Employment: Regular, FT

 Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional electricity service to Nova Scotians and rewarding careers for our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Fuels Analyst.


The Fuels Analyst is responsible for the administration of NS Power’s fuel inventory management software and the processing of fuel payments to vendors. They will maintain a positive relationship with plant staff to ensure fuel transactions for solid and liquid fuels are captured and reported correctly.

Responsibilities include reconciling fuel deliveries, ensuring consumption data is properly recorded, making timely and accurate payments to vendors, and investigating any variances. The successful candidate will work closely with plant staff on issues they encounter using NS Power’s fuel inventory management software. Some after-hours work and travel within Nova Scotia may be required.

The Fuels Analyst works within the Fuels-Finance group as a bridge between Plant Operations and Finance to ensure transactions are properly reported for inclusion within financial processes.

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of your co-workers by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations. 

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:  

  • A Business Administration diploma or degree, with 2-5 years relevant experience, ideally with an Accounting focus
  • Familiarity with Procurement, Accounts Payable, Billing processes, and/or Accounting and Reconciliation processes would be considered an asset
  • You provide attention to detail with a high accuracy level and have the ability to complete multiple tasks in a timely manner ensuring you achieve results.
  • Strong data entry skills with speed and accuracy
  • You are energetic, enthusiastic, a problem-solver and possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, with ability to work independently under tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to foster working relationships with internal and external customers. With your proven customer focus, you anticipate the needs of your customers and initiate accordingly
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of software (Excel, Word and PowerPoint in particular)
  • Previous Oracle Financial experience would be considered an asset

Reports to: Manager, Fuels Accounting & Reporting

Form of Application:   Click the APPLY button at the end of the online job posting.  Complete all required information fields and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.  

Salary:   To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Must Be Received By:  All interested candidates should apply no later than September 24, 2020.

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available.  We're committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs.  Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities. 

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles. 

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews.  The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee's application.

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