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Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

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Deadline to apply: Reposted - Open until filled 

Pay Grade

10,12,13,14

Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.

 

Position Summary

The Budgeting, Analysis & Management Reporting department has an opening for a Financial Analyst. Position supports the financial and accounting functions of the CPS Energy Business Units. Business activities will include all general financial responsibilities related to month-end close processes, budgeting & forecasting, detailed financial review, analysis & reporting. Responsible for assisting/managing the forecasting and planning processes as well as completing day to day analysis that provide the business units with quality information for decision making. Provides solutions to problems of varying scope and complexity.

Tasks and Responsibilities

•    Analyzes financial information – detailing O&M & Capital spend variances to budget, forecasts and prior year. Works with analyst groups and management to explain these variances and assists/manages the month-end results and close process.
•    Assists and manages the development of the annual budget and monthly forecasts.
•    Prepare various financial analysis and modeling as requested in support of business decision making including but not limited to strategic, valuation, product line, trend analysis.
•    Assists and manages information requests related to budgets, forecasts, historical information, and other business and financial needs. Prepares reports, provide solutions and value added analytics that provide business insights and aid in financial decision making.
•    Ensures the reporting hierarchical structures for cost centers & all cost element types are accurate and a true reflection of the supported business unit, to include workflow processes.
•    Prepare monthly re-class and accrual journal entries, including prepaid processing.
•    Assist with system, reporting & dashboard development and other related projects and initiatives.
•    Assist with project/program business case preparation.
•    Assist in financial reporting, general ledger mapping, and systems integration
•    Core responsibilities focus on operational/tactical aspects of the organization and some administrative focus.
 

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

  • Master’s degree or relevant Certification.
  • Extensive experience with financial and operational analytical support.
  • 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

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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