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Date: May 9, 2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!

 

Deadline to apply: Open until filled 

Pay Grade

10,12,13,14

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.

Position Summary

Responsible for maintaining, evolving, analyzing, and executing the Debt Management Program and all the related processes.  Using an analytical approach, this individual helps support the $6B debt portfolio and all related activities including planning financing transactions, maintaining compliance requirements, assisting in the production of offering documents and other materials related to a debt transaction, and administering all other functions of the Debt Management Program. Accountable to help execute the vision and direction for the department, which includes meetings with executive management, financial advisors, underwriters, bond counsel and helps support periodic updates to various CPS Energy Board Committees.

Tasks and Responsibilities

•    Use financial modeling to simulate financing scenarios & makes recommendations to the Treasury department & Management.
•    Manage the preparation and publication of Official Statements, Memorandums and other debt related documents.
•    Maintain & update debt portfolio reporting requirements such as the maintenance of bond maturity schedules, consolidated debt models, and other management reporting related to the debt portfolio.
•    Produces monthly the calculation & reporting of the Tier 1 /2 financial metrics as well as KPIs such as ADSC, Debt to Capitalization, & Senior Lien Bond Ratings.
•    Monitor credit rating agency risks and understand how each rating agency assesses CPS Energy’s Junior & Senior Lien bond ratings.  Help identify specific metrics and qualitative factors that go into the rating and communicate this effectively with Management.   Monitor & assist with Rating Agency communications.   
•    Helps support the SAEPFC entity including performance of monthly reconciliations, updating the prepay model, and creation of quarterly reports.
•    Works closely with FP&A, FAER, & Plant & Property Teams to understand the Capital Plan.  Produces the Construction Funding report & conducts monthly review meetings with Management.
•    Responsible for monitoring compliance requirements for the debt program. 
•    Collaborate with management on development and execution of funding strategies. 
•    Examine financial and legal documents to verify accuracy and adherence to financial regulations and acceptable financial principles. 
•    Implements initiatives to improve the Debt Management Program’s effectiveness and efficiency. 
•    Assist in the development and implementation of new ideas and concepts identified as necessary to further the maturity of the debt program and to follow best risk practices. 
•    Produce effective power point presentations as needed for meetings.
•    Attend / present at CPS Energy Board of Trustees committee meetings on a periodic basis.
•    Attend events and training sponsored by different organizations/associations throughout the year. 
•    Assist in other debt management tasks / activities as needed.
 

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
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 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.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task various critical work assignments proactively and independently in a fast paced environment and in a professional manner.
Exceptionally strong analytical and problem solving abilities
Experience working with moderately complex data.
Ability to effectively manage sensitive and confidential information
Extensive experience as an accountant/analyst or in a related field.
Solid understanding of financial principles, financial statements and associated processes and tools.
High level of accuracy of work and attention to detail, to include the ability to perform precise mathematical calculations
Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of a particular field of specialization to complete complex assignments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions such as SAP, PeopleSoft, or Hyperion.
  • Experience with the electric or gas utility industry gained through experience at an electric / gas utility, an investment bank, consultant, or other professional service provider serving the industry.
  • One of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Payroll Professional, Certified Treasury Professional, Chartered Financial Analyst or an equivalent OR extensive CPS Energy institutional knowledge

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

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.


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