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Senior Advisor, Investor Relations

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Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: TransAlta

“Powering Economies and Communities”


TransAlta owns, operates and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States and Australia, providing municipalities, industries and businesses with safe, low-cost and reliable clean electricity.


For over 100 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community-member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.


For more information about TransAlta, visit our website at,



As part of the Strategic Finance and Investor Relations team, the Senior Advisor, Investor Relations will be accountable for investor relations activities in order to sustain and enhance the TransAlta and TransAlta Renewables’ long-term relationship with investors and financial stakeholder community.  This position will assist in driving the development and implementation of the investor relations strategy, developing applied investment message to the investment community on behalf of the company, and for monitoring and synthesizing financial market trends, industry trends and company and peer investment performance to management.



  • Collaborate and provide proposals in executing the investor relations program, including strategy, investor marketing objectives, targeting long-term investors and other investor relations goals
  • Maintain and coordinate delivery of the annual Investor Relations Marketing Plan and administration of IR event calendar including conferences, roadshows, shareholder engagement and other investor events
  • Develop tools to monitor and produce regular reports on on-going information (weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting) to the Company’s executive leadership team regarding competitive intelligence from the Street, security analysts’ positions and summaries, relative stock price movements, shareholder ownership analytics, investor perceptions etc.
  • Provide monthly financial analysis including corporate valuation metrics, current financial information and other market and peer analysis
  • Coordinate the quarterly earnings process and preparation of disclosure materials, schedule, third-party vendor requirements, distribution of press releases
  • Track and analyze sell-side analyst valuation and forecasting models used to value the company and competitor financial performance and assess any gaps/alignment to internal views
  • Track and maintain all investor information and communications in contact management databases
  • Serve as company spokesperson for financial and business-related matters with investors (telephone and e-mail)
  • Develop, create, and facilitate production of investor relations marketing materials and presentations Review and contribute to all publicly disseminated financial disclosure events and documents, including press releases, conference calls, annual reports, MD&As, proxies and AIFs
  • Compile and distribute weekly/monthly/quarterly reports to the executive leadership regarding shareholder activities and concerns




  • Post-secondary degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or Finance
  • Chartered Financial Analyst or equivalent
  • 5 – 7 years of business experience in the Investor Relations; equity research or other related areas
  • Advance knowledge of MSOffice, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Wdesk
  • Understanding of capital markets, corporate finance
  • Experience with shareholder activism, disclosure/integrated reporting, and proxy advisory firms
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and external / internal financial metrics
  • Strong understanding of valuation concepts, financial analysis and reporting skills
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information (both written and verbal) in a simple, concise and elegant manner
  • Skilled with developing presentations that synthesize key concepts succinctly, and graphically with visual appeal

Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.

Come on board!


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