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Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Seguin, 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

Work Location: Seguin, Texas & San Antonio

Pay Grade


Position Summary

The Plant Business Manager will provide leadership and oversight for all areas of plant administration and perform other assigned tasks as required to support ongoing plant operations. This includes providing analysis, planning, scheduling, and coordination of administrative duties to ensure the timely completion of payroll, general accounting, purchasing, receiving, and inventory management.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely invoices, inventory summaries, cash requirements, budget variance reports and other requirements as needed.
  • Oversees the financial budgeting (headcount & labor, O&M expense and capital) and Latest Estimate (LE) activities supporting the Sr. VP Power Generation organization, including the accurate entry of dollars by cost center / element / project into the financial planning systems
  • Manages plant administration activities carried out by Data Control Clerks
  • Leads the plant budget development process, recordkeeping, compliance / variance reporting.
  • Coordinates plant performance metric tracking and reporting.
  • Works closely with supply chain and plant team to effectively control material procurement and inventory management processes and reporting.
  • Develops and executes plans to accomplish development, regular updating, and monitoring of the department budget and cost forecasts.
  • Provides appropriate information, recommendations, and guidance to department personnel to obtain the necessary input to support the budget development and monitoring process.
  • Coordinates / prepares plant monthly, quarterly, and annual business reports.
  • Coordinates plant performance review meetings.
  • Prepares journal corrections and coordinates monthly and year-end accruals.
  • Assists department management in developing, monitoring, and reporting on departmental level initiatives, goals, and objectives.
  • Prepares special cost/budget reports and analyses at the request of department management.
  • Supports and emphasizes importance of safety and environmental programs and ensures regulatory compliance.
  • Ensures all Company resources are utilized in a cost-effective manner, estimates resource requirements, monitors expenditures, and reports on performance of assigned area.
  • Ensures documents are reviewed and approved/sealed in accordance with applicable codes and standards.
  • Implements and maintains development plans (to include mentoring, coaching and developmental assignments) for direct and indirect reports to ensure knowledge capture, business continuity and effective succession planning.
  • Seeks continuous improvement in the financial planning process to include enhanced, standardized reporting, automation of processes, and enhancement of business cases and other decision making / prioritization tools.
  • Direct communication with teams to reinforce policy and business unit priorities, improve employee engagement and respond to issues affecting the work force, including effective union relationship.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) at all levels of the organization
Ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with all individuals.
Ability to read, create and follow written policies and procedures
Ability to perform economic analysis
Knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations
Ability to set goals for work team and effectively evaluate the employee performance.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Package

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong emphasis in general accounting related to plant/ facility operations.


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

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related discipline from an accredited college or university

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, and repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator.

Physical Demands

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

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.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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