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March 30th, 2020, Edmonton

Valuation Specialist

Capital Power

Capital Power is a growth-oriented North American power producer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The Company develops, acquires, owns, and operates power generation facilities using a variety of energy sources.

Capital Power owns over 6,300 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity at 27 facilities across North America.

One Permanent, Full-Time Position

Do you have strong analytical skills? Do you thrive working in a fast-paced environment? This is an opportunity for you to join a fast growing organization which is focused on developing renewables, committed to a low carbon future and believes in innovation!

Capital Power Corporation is currently seeking an innovative and results-oriented individual to join our Valuations Services team. 
Reporting to the Director, Valuation Services, the Valuation Specialist is accountable for the performance of corporate valuation analysis, coordination of analytics functions required to support corporate and project valuations, and performance of corporate-level analytics.

Key accountabilities of the Valuation Specialist include:

  • Preparation of highly complete corporate valuations and analysis for decisions on asset acquisitions, divestitures and development opportunities in support of Business Development/Commercial Services initiatives.
  • Optimizing the valuations process to minimize duplication, ensure consistency, and optimize resource use.
  • Providing input to planning and strategic direction of Valuations group and ensuring an appropriate understanding of the Capital Power strategy and maintaining on-going effective relationships between other positions in Valuations and the rest of Capital Power.
  • Ensure the delivery of optimal results against appropriate performance metrics.
  • Develop, implement and review Valuation Services processes to ensure compliance to policies, standards, regulatory requirements and ensure mitigation of risks.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing impairment and goodwill valuations, including obtaining necessary feedback and preparing reports, including annual goodwill impairment testing as well as quarterly assessment of potential indicators of impairment.
  • Prepare purchase price allocation analysis and manages reviews by external parties as required.


  • Post-secondary Degree specializing in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience related to accounting, valuation and corporate finance.
  • Formal designations such as a CBV (Chartered Business Valuator) or CFA (Certified Financial Analyst) or advanced finance degree such as related Master’s degree will be preferred.
  • Power industry experience preferred.

Technical and Social Process Skills:

  • Business valuation/finance analysis and knowledge of accounting treatments/policies for purposes of goodwill and impairment assessments.
  • Strong leadership, planning and organizational capabilities, and independent problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated quantitative, qualitative, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in project management skills is necessary along with the ability to excel in a dynamic and multi-disciplinary project team environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate a high level of initiative and self-directedness.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to be thorough, accurate, and have a high level of attention to detail.

TO APPLY ON THIS JOB, PLEASE GO TO and look for posting IRC8974

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