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Analyst Financial Services 2

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

Position Summary

Performs complex account reconciliations and associated financial analysis, technical accounting research to determine proper implementation of complex accounting standards and prepares various auditing schedules. Prepares, analyzes and distributes financial reports and cash flow models to determine present and future budgeting, debt, and rate requirements. Ensures all the requirements for the CPS Energy debt program are met. Responsibilities may include working in departments such as Controller or Finance.

GRADE: 11, 12, 14, 15*

*Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

DEADLINE TO APPLY: (Open Until Filled)

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Core responsibilities focus on operational/tactical aspects of the organization and limited, if any, strategic focus.
  • Prepares, analyzes and distributes various financial and statistical reports, to include variance explanations utilizing cost tracing and root-cause analysis.
  • Prepares schedules and supporting documents for annual external audit.
  • Updates department dashboards, including calculating ratios and graphing trends.
  • Monitors benchmarks and analyzes variances to those benchmarks.
  • Performs reconciliations to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Evaluates and recommends policies and procedures that comply with accounting and financial regulatory bodies.
  • Performs technical research and writes position papers to ensure documentation of implemented policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and updates desktop procedures, including flow charting and similar processes, while assessing current processes and recommending process improvements.
  • Communicates, both in writing and verbally, to all levels of CPS Energy and external parties on theory and concepts that impact the organization.
  • Supports process improvement initiatives in the areas of cost and margin enhancement, risk mitigation, and operational effectiveness.
  • Provides a high degree of service to CPS Energy internal customers by responding to financial and operating questions.
  • Performs other project and process improvement initiatives as assigned.

Minimum Skills

Personal Computer Usage

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Possess a valid driver’s license with a history of a safe driving record in accordance with CPSE policies, procedures, safety standards, and applicable laws and regulations
Accountant/analyst experience in a field supporting and providing technical and analytical solutions.
Initiative to work independently or as a member of a team, coordinating with others to achieve desired results
Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) at all levels of the organization
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service.
Ability to make independent decisions and often makes recommendations which affect the section, department and/or division
Ability to work concurrently with multiple deadlines and deliverables; great attention to detail; results oriented.
Ability to work at any location at any time with extensive time in the field working with business areas
Knowledge of accounting/analyst experience in a field supporting and providing financial and operational solutions.
Relative experiences in financial/project management for Operational Units.
Ability to identify alternative solutions for development of decision-making proposals, which support organizational goals/objectives and budget constraints.
Understands processes and procedures in specialized field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or relevant Certification.
  • Extensive experience as an accountant/analyst or in a related field.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficient in SAP, PeopleSoft, or Hyperion.
  • Relative experience in supporting the electric or gas utility industry.

Competencies

Demonstrating Initiative
Working with Ambiguity
Driving for Results
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Driving Continuous Improvement
Communicates Effectively

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Finance, Accounting, Auditing or related field from an accredited university.

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator. Ability to travel between business related events. Work hours may be extended.

Physical Demands

Office Environment


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