Position Title:
Controls & Compliance Analyst
Employment Status: Full Time Permanent
Category: UUWA
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Closing Date: 11/19/2017 12:00:00 AM


AltaLink is looking to hire a Controls & Compliance Analyst. The individual will work in a challenging environment and will play a key role in assessing risk, corporate compliance, and testing internal controls. The role requires the ability to work collaboratively with project and business team members and managers as both a team member and a leader to develop practical systems and controls to manage compliance risks. The Controls & Compliance Analyst must be self-driven, keen to take on responsibility and capable of ensuring that work product is of the highest caliber. The Compliance team works on a growing suite of compliance areas including Alberta Reliability Standards and the inter-affiliate code of conduct.


  • Exercise judgment and professional knowledge in assessing risk, compliance and testing internal controls of assigned area(s) to ensure compliance with applicable regulations, rules, codes, and standards. Follow-up with responsible area for explanations and discussions for next steps and process improvement.
  • Complete compliance monitoring assessment.
  • Review and evaluate evidence against controls to validate and monitor level of compliance.
  • Work collaboratively with project and business team members and managers to support their efforts in assessing compliance risks, requirements, and evidence for new compliance programs and to develop as well as document practical controls to manage the compliance risks.
  • Analyze process and/or control deficiencies and make recommendations to process and control owners.
  • Leads self-certifications, and delivers training components to promote a culture of compliance.
  • Develop and provide information management and document control for Compliance electronic and hardcopy materials. Includes the establishment and maintenance of metadata standards and file naming conventions. Ensures compliance documentation retention.
  • Other responsibilities as needed by internal business partners and as directed by leadership.

  • Qualifications

    The successful candidate will have a combination of compliance, audit, control design, project management and information management skills as well as the following:

  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in a related discipline, or equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in control design, audit, compliance or regulatory/legal.
  • Proven ability/experience in above noted responsibilities.
  • Collaborative and diplomatic personality, team player is essential. Ability to engage and lead others.
  • Accurate and detailed proof-reading skills and natural affinity for details.
  • Proven ability to complete tasks with high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational skills and effective personal time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines and with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to approach competing priorities systematically, escalate and follow up on a timely basis.
  • Proven interpersonal, organizational, communication (both written and oral), analytical and risk management skills.
  • Experience with a GRC application or knowledge of AESO and/or NERC reliability standards and regulatory processes would be assets.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word is required, with MS SharePoint experience being an asset.
  • Experience developing information management systems and document control is required.
  • Training in statistical process control or quality management an asset.
  • Proven track record of good performance and attendance. NOTE: AltaLink employees should be aware that we may contact your manager during the selection process. Some positions may require job specific assessments, regular criminal record checks, additional AltaLink training, medicals and annual drivers abstracts. Please contact Hiring Manager or Recruiter for further clarification if required.

  • Only the candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.