Advisor - Incentive Rate Setting & Regulatory Accounting

November 18 2022
Expected expiry date: December 17 2022
Industries Public administration
Categories Accounting clerk,
Toronto, ON

Permanent, full-time position

We are passionate about the environment and motivated by our want to enable innovation within the energy sector. We are committed to the economic and social development of Ontario and work every single day to deliver public value to Ontarians. We are a diverse, driven, transparent and thoughtful team, and are accountable to each other, the sector, and the customers we serve. We are the ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD (OEB).

Compelled by our desire to become a globally recognized top-tier regulatory agency, we are currently seeking an energetic and collaborative individual to join our team as an Advisor in the Electricity Distribution - Incentive Rate Setting & Regulatory Accounting department. In this role, you will be responsible for providing in-depth analysis of large amounts of information and providing advice on applications relevant to rate-regulated electricity and natural gas businesses in Ontario.


  • Processes all aspects of rate application cases filed by the regulated electricity distribution businesses and provides support to all team members assigned to the application
  • Identifies relevant issues and provides in-depth analysis on all areas in the applications filed by the regulated electricity distribution businesses, including, but not limited to, financial, accounting, economic, regulatory policy, system planning, engineering, cost allocation, and rate design
  • Develops and coordinates staff questions to the regulated electricity distribution business, develops the written submissions expressing the views on certain issues identified, and prepares briefing notes, as needed
  • Prepares case schedules and procedural-step documents that are issued publicly for the rate application cases and ensures that certain documents are issued within the timelines
  • Works with applicants and stakeholders to clarify issues in various conferences, as needed
  • Communicates with all levels in the organization to ensure that all procedural matters and information related to assigned applications are accurate and up to date, and to develop communication materials related to applications



  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • Experience in analyzing large amounts of data and converting analysis into quantitative and qualitative information used for business decisions
  • 4+ years’ experience reviewing, preparing, and analyzing the financial and operational information; clarifying and identifying the issues; gathering information and evidence to support business decisions; and communicating the information and analysis to assist with the decision-making
  • Proven track record of meeting tight deadlines, working under pressure, and juggling multiple priorities at once
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in a regulated industry and/or public utility is an asset
  • CPA is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, prioritizing, problem-solving, and time management skills


If you enjoy working with a group of staff dedicated to working cooperatively with stakeholders to help build and sustain public confidence in Ontario’s natural gas and electricity sectors, you’ll enjoy being a member of our team. We offer an environment that provides intellectually challenging work, inspires innovation, creativity and rewards collaboration.



  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Comprehensive Health and Dental Plans
  • Income Protection Plan
  • Progressive Leave Program
  • Employee Assistant Program


If you would like to explore this opportunity, please apply online, by Wednesday, November 30, 2022, by visiting

As Ontario’s independent energy regulator, the OEB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require any assistance, please let us know.

We appreciate the interest of all candidates. We regret that only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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